Software Engineer

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id
Security is everywhere. Security is simply too critical for any business and individuals. As our CEO Chuck Robbins said in his outline for Cisco's strategy for digital transformation, "The two things that I think are going to be most important: Number one is security ... and then moving fast in innovating over and over.” Yes in Security Business Group, you'll simply get to work on both, security and innovation as we transform the security industry with a threat centric security portfolio than today's siloed point products.

More specifically, we are working on ground-up development projects in the SSL area and are currently looking for someone to lead and help grow the team to evolve from a traditional development team into a delivery team that ships products end to end. If you are looking to excel in a fast-paced environment creating cutting edge network security technology, this job's for you!

More than any other skills, we are looking for those who:
* driven by the challenge of solving unique and difficult technical problems in network security.
* excel when given creative freedom and those who aren't afraid to dive into new territory (technical or otherwise).
* learn something new without consideration of development or test boundaries.
* have a good sense of product design and be willing to work in self-organizing delivery teams.
Required Knowledge and Experience:
* Significant experience in QA roles working on networking/security products.
* Ability to come up with solid test plan/test strategy based on RFC/FS as well as use cases, deployment scenarios.
* Programming experience with one or more of languages such as C/Python/TCL/Perl.
* Ability to come up with test automation frameworks/testsuites and lead on the effort.
* Experience with test tools such as IXIA/Spirent and ability to identify new testing/automation tools
* Network engineering/troubleshooting skills.
* Unit testing and continuous integration.
* Experience with Linux development.

Highly Desired Domain Knowledge:
* Development/Testing experience with SSL and crypto cipher suites
* Development/Testing experience with Security products such as SSL Offloaders, Firewalls, IPS
* Development/Testing experience with L7 application protocols.
* Experience with performance/scaled testing.
* Experience with penetration testing, Google Test, code coverage and static analysis.

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