Security Solutions Engineer (Full Time) - United States

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    Richardson, Texas Chicago, Illinois Phoenix, Arizona
  • Area of Interest
    Professional Services
  • Job Type
    New Graduate
  • Technology Interest
    Internet of Everything
  • Job Id
What You'll Do
Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more relevant than ever before in our lives. Our employees' revolutionary ideas impact everything imaginable - from entertainment, retail, healthcare, and education, to public and private sectors, smart cities, smart cars, and everyday devices in our homes. Here, that means you’ll take creative ideas from the drawing board to powerful solutions that have real world impact. You’ll interface with Cisco leaders, partner with experienced 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 inspired.

Who You'll Work With
Let’s change the world together. Work directly with our customers and gain hands on experience and exposure into their networks. Be immersed in a small close knit group of cohorts, to collaborate on a variety of projects that have a real impact. You’ll learn from industry experts. We value your ideas, perspective on how to get things done. Work on network infrastructures. Deliver business solutions and technology solutions from data, security, mobility, and the cloud.

Our Security Services program covers all three of our Lines of Service: Advisory, Implementation and Managed.  This job posting covers all three areas.  

To find out more about Cisco Security Services, go to:

Advisory Services

About Advisory Services
Consultants in Advisory Services help our clients tackle their complex security needs through world class expertise, mature methodologies, and advanced research capabilities. Our Risk and Strategy team helps organizations grow mature strategies for dealing with risk and compliance management. The Assessment and Penetration Testing team takes a technical approach to identifying and mitigating vulnerabilities and threats by emulating real world attack techniques through penetration testing, application assessments and social engineering. The Incident Response team provides both proactive and reactive services to organizations to bolster their approach to detecting, mitigating and eradicating security incidents.

What You’ll Do
● Define and assist in small-scale projects to improve operational efforts
● Understand common application and network vulnerabilities and techniques for testing for and exploiting them
● Practice and emulate real world attack tactics in simulated lab environments
● Become familiar with a variety of security testing tools, including Kali Linux, Nmap, Metasploit and BurpSuite
● Help clients assess their level of risk in using technology within the business and provide recommendation to reduce business risks
● Work with clients to strategize on effective controls around people and technology to prevent unnecessary risk while meeting compliance requirements
● Shadow a variety of client engagements including risk assessments, penetration tests, and IR investigations

Implementation Services

About Implementation Services
Consultants with Cisco’s Integration Services team bring deep expertise on Cisco security products to our customers.  Our team assists customers with developing strategies for deploying new technologies in their environments, assist in designing and implementing new technologies, manage the integration of Cisco technology into existing security portfolios and assist customers in optimizing existing and new security technologies found in their environments.  Our customers expect Cisco to be experts in security technology…the Integration team are those experts.

What You’ll Do
● Attend on-site design and configuration sessions with a Cisco Security Solutions mentor.
● Define and assist in large scale design efforts for customer network integrations.
● Assist in gathering requirements from customers for projects to meet critical business goals.  
● Work with a security team mentor to define the business goals and requirements for integration efforts.
● Configure lab devices with configuration templates or system configurations which will be used in customers’ production implementations.
● Assist in analyzing and designing policy creation for Identity Services, Firepower Intrusion Detection, ASA Firewall Rules, and Catalyst Switch Configurations.
● Analyze customer configurations and provide feedback on possible improvements or changes to the configuration to improve alignment with customer business goals.
● Analyze customer logs or net flow data to advise on improvements aligned with their business goals.

Managed Services

About Managed Services
Consultants in our Managed Services practice assist our customers with their day-to-day security operations. Specifically, we help them with real-time monitoring of their IT environment, run and operate their security devices, identify and re mediate active threats to their environment and augment customer teams with experienced security professionals who bring years of experience to the table.

What You’ll Do
● Define and assist in small-scale projects to improve operational efforts
● Assist in daily monitoring of threat intelligence, security analytics, and log analysis systems, working with the security team and service desk to address security issues
● Provide feedback on security analytics systems to assist in tuning the systems for better detection and reporting rates
● Assist in analyzing potential security events detected in network environments and either resolve or escalate the event as appropriate
● Provide feedback into the Active Threat Analytics (ATA) platform and processes in order to increase the detection fidelity and accuracy of the ATA solution 
● Work with security incident investigators to do deeper analysis of detected events

Who You Are
● Recent graduate or on your final year of studies toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering (or equivalent) with software development skill set or interest in information security
● Knowledge of IT systems, networking concepts, TCP/IP protocols, network devices and applications, OSI 7-layer model, or code development
● Desire and passion for information security and willingness to learn and teach yourself tough concepts
● Ability to work well in small dynamic teams and balance multiple responsibilities
● Ability to work in virtual teams distributed across the US
● Excellent written and verbal skills

Why Cisco
At Cisco, each person brings their own 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.
● 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.
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