Software Engineer

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
    Professional
  • Technology Interest
    Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id
    1376219

Who We Are

Cisco Cloud Security Group is at the forefront of developing cloud-delivered security needs and challenges of our customers. With annual revenue exceeding $200M, it is one of the fastest-growing businesses at Cisco. As Cisco is transforming its business model aggressively to a software and recurring revenue model, our cloud security business is leading this journey with 100%+ YoY growth in software recurring revenue. 

What We Do

The Cloud Security group focuses on developing solutions that provide Security as a Service to our customers. Our vision is to build the most comprehensive security solutions that are both easy to deploy and simple to manage. We have a highly scalable cloud infrastructure spread across 30 data centers where we run our cloud security applications that operate at massive scale - 100B+ requests per day from > 90M daily active users.

What You'll Do 

We cover the full stack so you can start the day fixing a Javascript bug, hack on the API over lunch, and investigate database performance issues before heading home. Or, if you like, take a few days to focus on delivering a small feature that our tens of thousands of customers have been asking for and measuring exactly how often it's being used. 

Who You'll Work With 

You will join a dynamic, multi-talented Engineering team where new features are deployed to customers multiple times a week. We are Umbrella's Secure Web Gateway team and our mission is to improve the underlying technologies and the UI that drives Umbrella Security. We work on features big and small in order to build the best security solution in the world. This team does it all, so you'll never be bored, and you'll constantly be learning new technologies. 

Who You Are 

You're a Software Engineer who enjoys wearing many hats, a self-starter who’s willing to jump headfirst into the codebase and start improving it immediately. Our minimum requirements for this role: 

  • Experience designing, implementing, and supporting large-scale transaction systems
  • Demonstrable Python, Go, Java, C++ or JavaScript skills
  • In-depth knowledge of object-oriented concepts, programming, and systems design
  • Understanding of various design patterns and microservice architecture
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills


Desired Skills 

  • Experience in an Agile environment
  • Experience building (and supporting) microservices
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Relational databases (MySQL, Amazon RDS)
  • Continuous Integration/Delivery tools (Jenkins, Docker, Chef, Ansible)
  • Experience in tunneling protocols like GRE/IPSEC/TLS Overlay Technologies and Virtualization
  • Experience in Web Gateway products, web proxy, Web Security domain

    Educational Background

    • MSCS or BSCS with 2+ years of development experience in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related major

    Why Cisco Cloud Security

    Cisco Cloud Security enables you to securely adopt the cloud and better manage security for the way the world works today. It protects users against threats anywhere they access the internet and secures your data and applications in the cloud. You can also leverage the cloud to enhance security through simplified policy management and dynamic threat intelligence. With Cisco Cloud Security, you gain complete visibility into internet activity across cloud applications, all office locations, and roaming devices, plus faster threat detection and response. Cisco Cloud Security provides an effective security platform that is open, automated, and simple to use. And it’s backed by industry-leading threat information delivered by the Cisco Talos security intelligence and research group. 

    #WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference, powering an inclusive future for all. 

    We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we’re “old” (36 years strong) and only about hardware, but we’re also a software company. And a security company. We even invented an intuitive network that adapts, predicts, learns and protects. No other company can do what we do – you can’t put us in a box!

    But “Digital Transformation” is an empty buzz phrase without a culture that allows for innovation, creativity, and yes, even failure (if you learn from it.)

    Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, give our egos a break, and give of ourselves (because giving back is built into our DNA.) We take accountability, bold steps, and take differences to heart. Because without diversity of thought and a dedication to equality for all, there is no moving forward.

    So, you have colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us! 


    Cisco Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements
    The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.

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