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Software Engineer - Cisco Talos

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Jose, CA 95113
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Who we are

Talos Backend Software DevOps organization plays a pivotal role in providing critical security intelligence, data, and tools to both the research teams and Cisco security email, web, and firewall products to protect our enterprise customers from cyberattacks.



You will be part of a team who is responsible for a portfolio of software applications in the security backend to both innovate and maintain these mission critical systems. Project delivery requires alignment to effective delivery processes, specifically Cisco Agile. You are required to collaborate with a wide-range of multi-functional teams, both within and outside the organization to cover program management, architecture, infrastructure, deployment, and support during all phases of the software application life cycle.



About You


 You are comfortable with developing solutions to complex software engineering problems, requiring frequent use of innovation and creative finesse.

 You have extensive experience with back-end type of product development and delivery, with expertise in security, embedded and application programming, networking, databases, large data sets and performance optimization.

 You have strong communication skills to proactively represent the team in meetings, write a detailed functional spec, give a tech talk to other specialists, present a high-level product plan to executives, and report project status to managers.

 You are passionate about winning over the bad guys.

 You look at the big-picture and are able to turn ideas into demos, demos into shippable products, and data into efficacy.

 You are comfortable with early- and late-phase software development, from concept to execution and performance optimization

 You take hands-on ownership of your products from top to bottom: architecture, design, development, documentation, test, deployment, and operations.

 You have a proven track record of delivering high-performing, maintainable, enterprise-quality software on schedule.

 You have the discernment to know when you need a rocket ship and when you need a bicycle, and the skills to plan, advocate for, and deliver either one.

 You are team oriented and will enthusiastically unite diverse teams across the globe to tackle complex problems effectively.

 You can provide mentorship, motivation, and vision.



Technical Qualifications & Experience

BS/MS/PhD in computer science or other relevant technical degree

5+ years of extensive experience in application development using high-level languages, such as Go, Java, Scala, Python, C++ etc.

Demonstrate analytic and problem-solving skills, particularly as it relates to application design, server side development and infrastructure

Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and software design.

Demonstrate ability to speak the language of data analysis engineers, and be able to translate requirements into deployable solutions.

Expert in designing/implementing high performance data-processing systems; extensive experience with concurrency and transactions

Experience with design and development of large scale high volume distributed enterprise application systems

Demonstrate excellent multi level communication and relationship skills.


Desired experience

Demonstrate a solid understanding of Big Data concepts/methodologies

Experienced with high performance distributed computing (Mesos, Redis, Kafka etc.)

Experienced with high volume streaming data (Spark, Flink etc)

Familiar with Virtualization and Cloud technologies (OpenStack and/or AWS)

Firsthand experience with data warehousing concepts/methodologies

Experience with standard and columnar data stores and graph stores

Experience in a network security related area is preferable




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Posted: 2019-06-21 Expires: 2020-03-20

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