Senior Software Engineer

  • Location:
    Fulton, Maryland, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
What You'll Do
You will be a part of the Snort development group -- helping to put together, design, and test a new architecture of a product that has been leading the security field for almost 20 years. Snort is  both a vigorous Open Source IDS/IPS as well as the heart of a medley of Cisco System IPS products.

We have been releasing copies of the new Snort (Snort++) software to the Open Source public for about a year. The next steps are to incorporate it into our product line and, for that, we need to continue to build the team in size and quality.

Who You'll Work With
Our team works together to support both the Open Source community as well as within many product groups throughout Cisco. In an Agile environment, we iterate toward continuing to improve our, already top-rated, Snort IPSIDS security core. You will be part of the next generation of products.

Who You Are
You are passionate about doing your best -- learning as you move and excited to work on the next challenge. You have strong test automation experience, good understanding of network protocols and good knowledge of network security. Basic 'C++'  and/or  'C' knowledge would be a plus, Linux experience is key. You should be able to troubleshoot into network traffic with tools such as Wireshark.
Our minimum requirements for this role:
* More than 5 years software development experience in QA and Linux
* Strong test automation experience
* Hands-on experince on networking devices
*Good understanding of network protocols
* Understanding of scripting and build environments.

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, 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 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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