Senior Software Developer - 1369232

August 15, 2022 - Fulton MD or Remote

Location: This role could be fully remote in the US or based in the Fulton, MD office.

Why you’ll love Cisco

We change the World; you will become passionate about your employer and the brand you represent. Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more meaningful than ever before in our lives. Our employees’ groundbreaking ideas impact everything. Here, that means we take creative ideas from the drawing board to dynamic solutions that have real world impact.

You’ll collaborate with Cisco leaders, partner with mentors, and develop incredible relationships with colleagues who share your interest in connecting the unconnected. You’ll be part a team that cares about its customers, enjoys having fun, and you’ll take part in changing the lives of those in our local communities. Come prepared to be encouraged and inspired.

Are you passionate about solving dynamic cybersecurity problems? How about building systems to handle tons of data that is constantly growing? Come join Cisco’s Talos Research & Intelligence organization.

Who we are

The Talos Intelligence Delivery Engineering organization plays a pivotal role in providing critical security intelligence, data, and tools to both the research teams and Cisco security email, firewall, networking & web products to protect our enterprise customers from cyberattacks.

Role and Responsibilities

We are looking for an outstanding senior software engineer to help develop our products, e.g., a highly motivated, disciplined, creative, and ambitious engineer to deliver high-availability, high-performance web and data services.

You have a track record of success, an excellent work ethic, and a can-do attitude. You have the passion to go after complex technical challenges and hold yourself and others to the highest standards. You truly believe that the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. You demonstrate your dedication to having a positive impact on the team through your daily interactions with members of your team. You deliver results, and foster integrity and trust.

What you’ll do

  • Work with a team of likeminded professionals to migrate the Talos Web Intelligence pipeline into the cloud.
  • Solve exciting security problems by writing highly scalable and reusable code.
  • Actively participate in an Agile / Scrum team to deliver high-quality feature releases with every release sprint.
  • Engage with QA, Automation, and DevOps team members to ensure successful completion, deployment, maintenance, and operations of solutions.
  • Provide mentoring, guidance, and code reviews to influence individuals towards team standards. P* articipate in the weekly on-call rotation.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years of object-oriented software development experience.
  • An outstanding programmer in one or more development languages of Scala, Python, or Go.
  • Strong communication and team collaboration skills including conflict resolution.
  • Experience developing cloud-based applications and expertise in Microservices Architecture, tools like * Kubernetes and PaaS platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, or OpenStack.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in CS/EE or equivalent.

Nice To Have

  • Data management experience is beneficial.
  • Experience with technologies such as Spark, Kafka, Redis, Parquet and Protobuf.
  • You aren’t afraid to argue about the finer nuances of TCP/IP, gRPC, HTTP/2, or HTTP Pipelining.
  • People come to you seeking guidance for your expertise with Unix/Linux.
  • Understanding of Software design patterns, SDLC, Behavior Driven Development (BDD), Continuous Integration, and Continuous Deployment.
  • Background in Security and Networking with a strong understanding of Web (e.g., RFC7540).
  • Keeps current with security journals and happenings.
  • A Master’s degree is beneficial.

Why Cisco?

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference. Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people. Our People Are The Heart of Cisco.

We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better. We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.

We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

Colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

Cisco is proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Benefits and Perks

We strive to keep our teams happy and healthy. Many roles have the option to be Remote or Hybrid. Cisco provides competitive pay, excellent medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) match, 20 days of paid time off plus holidays, support for parents and paid time to volunteer. View the benefits overview. Benefits and Perks - Cisco.

Join us! #WeAreCisco

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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