Director, Software Engineering & Architecture

  • Location:
    South Netanya, Hamerkaz, Israel
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center, Internet of Everything, Networking, Security, Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id

Who We Are:

The Cisco Security Policy and Access team defines and delivers market-leading products and solutions to unleash the benefits of mobility, cloud, & IoT by enabling security and IT control throughout the network. Our market-leading Identity Services Engine (ISE) is a policy-driven, context- and endpoint-aware solution that provides contextual awareness of the who, what, where, and how users are accessing the network, thus allowing businesses to leverage the network to and provide secure access to critical resources, mitigate risk, and ensure compliance.


Who You'll Work With:

You will be surrounded by passionate, intelligent and creative people that are determined to disrupt the security and networking industry with innovative ideas and unrivaled products and services. It's a place where the best ideas are quickly transformed into products, features, campaigns and company-wide practices. As part of the Security Policy and Access team, you will be empowered to make a difference, establish a reputation, and position yourself, your team and the business for continued growth.


What You'll Do?

• You will collaborate with cross-functional core stakeholders within both engineering, product management and field teams to lead the technology direction, facilitate key technical decision points, and take the architecture specifications into working engineering outcomes.
• You will interface with multiple engineering groups in Cisco, who are responsible for developing the infrastructure and products that define a complete security policy and access solution.

• You will commit to road maps with capabilities and timelines, with a proven track record of product development delivered with quality on time.
• You will align technology to business strategy, and proactively drive a technical direction throughout the organization
• You will document and comply with quality processes following a CI/CD methodology



Who You Are?

Your focus is success, and you know how to measure it. You can convey the most complex concepts in the simplest of terms.


At minimum, we require:

• 15+ years’ proven experience in software engineering leadership roles.
• Strong engineering delivery and execution track record, with proven experience   around design concepts, development, quality, integration, testing, etc.
• Ability to attract talent, inspire the organization, and develop the next generation of  leaders.
• Ability to build trusting, meaningful relationships with peers, stakeholders, and partners both internal and external to Cisco.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including technical influencing, conflict management, negotiation, public presenting.
• Full commitment to customer satisfaction and the highest ethical standards.
• Identify and drive innovation in Cisco products.

• Strong business acumen and industry insight, thought leadership.
• Leadership skills to include coaching/mentoring, critical thinking, facilitation, change leadership, and team development.
• Thorough understanding of scale-out software architectures for on premises and cloud hosted environments across all layers (infrastructure, security, compliance, operations, and software life cycle management).

Why Cisco 

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities and connected cars. 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 rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers.   We Are Cisco.



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