Software Engineering Technical Leader

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id

Technical Leader, Cloud Security

About Our Business Group


Cisco Cloud Security is a leading provider of network security services, enabling the world to connect to the Internet with confidence on any device, anywhere, anytime. The Secure Internet Gateway team is building the next generation of firewall, proxy and inspection services as highly-available distributed systems using cloud engineering practices.


We are looking for talented engineers to help us launch the next generation of cloud-delivered security services, and deliver a stronger offering with unprecedented customer experience. Our engineering team is composed of highly skilled individuals who are comfortable working in a fast paced and technically challenging environment. Members are involved with all stages of the product development process from solving complex engineering problems to working directly with customers.

About Us


We are building the future of cloud-delivered security. Our team is responsible for the development and operations of security applications built on the Cisco Umbrella platform. Our cloud security services are mission critical to the success of the next wave of innovation in the security industry. Our product is the Security Internet Gateway, a new security paradigm that uses cloud engineering to change the way security services are managed and delivered. 


About You


You are excited about developing cloud-native solutions to network and security problems

You have strong programming skills and are passionate about both building and running applications

You are a natural problem-solver and trouble-shooter

You have the ability to think creatively and are self-motivated

You have love working together as a team and have a desire to speak up and share ideas


You have years of experience with, 

  • Building software engineering teams

  • Building and running large-scale distributed systems

  • Linux internals and the open source stack

  • Working with C/C++, Go, Python, Bash

  • Networking, routing/switching, L3/L4, TCP/IP

  • DevOps, SRE, and Agile practices; iterative development

  • Cloud-native architectures, microservices and cloud applications

  • Continuous integration and continuous deployment

  • Monitoring and observability tools and techniques

About Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren’t afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. 
We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired musicians. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.


We Are Cisco.

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.