Software Development Manager - NextGen Firewall

  • Location:
    Austin, Texas, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

The Business Entity
Intelligent Cyber Security for the Real World by delivering the best Next Generation Firewall in the industry.

The Team
Imagine having the opportunity to work in a team developing security technologies to prevent emerging Internet security threats. Cisco Security Technology Business Unit is looking for Software Engineers to develop next generation web applications for managing Firewall and Intrusion prevention systems. In this role you will participate in the design & development of applications to configure network security policies, intrusion prevention rules and develop framework to monitor blocked threats/attacks by security appliance. Opportunity to learn & develop using latest web technologies including Ember & Bootstrap javascript frameworks, Neo4J graph database, java and python programming technologies

Role & Responsibilities
Leading/Managing development of a web-based application using Java, Perl, C++ and javaScript
Manage a team 8+ engrs with complete ownership of their tasks and coordinate their execution following the established dev & QA processes.
Project planning – identifying, scoping, prioritizing, tracking and reporting deliverables and milestones.
Work closely with a cross functional team to architect and design new features
Connect business requirements with technical solutions and vice-versa
Influence beyond current team/ownership
Mentor junior engineers and resolving technical conflicts

Minimum Qualifications
10+ years of experience in leading/managing enterprise applications with Java, Perl, C++ and javaScript
5+ years of 1st line Manager experience with 8-15 direct reports.
Experience in conflict mgmt, coaching engineers to develop their full potential.
Typically requires MSEE/CS combined with 10+ years of related experience, or BSEE/CS combined with 12+ years of related experience

Desired Skills
Experience with Java, Javascript and perl is a plus.
Network Management experience is a plus

About Cisco
The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

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