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Software Engineer-Security

Company: Cisco
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Software Developer - Secure Firewall

Millions of people need secure ways to do business and connect online but aren't able to run their own labs. Reach a global audience with your work and help us make the lives of millions better day by day.

The Cisco Secure team is looking for an engineer to join our dynamic team working on Cisco Secure Firewall integrating Contextual Identity to offer Zero Trust Network Access. In this role, you will contribute to the design and development of new product features, product releases and quality for cloud-based firewall applications that are used by millions every day to keep the world secure.


You'll be part of a passionate multi-functional team to build and improve Identity and Zero Trust capability in Cisco's next-generation cloud firewall software.

You'll work in an Agile team that is responsible for gathering requirements, design end-to-end solution/software for identity/zero trust use cases, implement features and fix bugs and improve the processes in response to feedback.

You would interact with stakeholders (Architects, Product Owners, Product Managers) to review designs and arrive at suitable design. You'll focus on the development for a sub-system/feature and work closely with your development team.

You'll ensure software is delivered to the highest quality through code reviews, writing of unit and integration tests.

About You

STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering/Maths) degree including programming elements.

Proficient in cloud technologies and network security.

Preferred to have knowledge of Identity Providers like Microsoft Active Directory, OKTA, OneLogin.

Able to quickly adapt to new challenges and requirements.

Enjoys working on a team, side by side with people from diverse backgrounds and disciplines.

Excited about building a service for tens or hundreds of thousands of users

Technologies we use

You should have had some exposure to at least some of the following:

C++, Python, Go, Java

Linux, Microservices, gRPC, Kubernetes, Docker, TLS



We offer

A competitive salary and bonus scheme

Excellent benefits

A flexible working environment and hours including remote working flexibility

Innovation time to work on new ideas, improvements and products

A fun group of people to work alongside


#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique. We bring our talents to work as a team each day, helping power an inclusive future for all. Get to know us!

We're global, we're adaptable, we're diverse, and our security portfolio is as extensive as it is groundbreaking. Have you heard of Threat, Detection & Response, Zero Trust by Duo, Common Services Engineering, or Cloud & Network Security? Those are only a few of our product teams! The only thing we're missing is YOU.

Join an enterprise security leader with a start-up culture, committed to driving innovation and giving you the opportunity to make an impact. We #InnovateToWin and we know we're better together, that's why we're dedicated to inclusivity, collaboration, and diversity in everything we do.

We're proud to be the Best Security Company in 2021 with the Best Authentication Technology and the Best Small and Mid-Size Enterprises Security Solution in 2022 by SC Media. Cisco Secure continues to grow and evolve year after year with 100% of Fortune 100 Companies using our products, and we're excited to see the new heights we'll reach with your passion for security, your customer focus, and your desire to change things up!

What else can you expect? An ongoing investment in your growth-that's why we offer many employee resource groups (called Inclusive Communities), mentorship programs, and hundreds of learning resources to consistently level up your skillset and explore your interests. Because when you succeed, we succeed!

"Cisco Secure offers an environment that combines cutting-edge, mission-critical, technology with some of the brightest, most diverse set of people I've ever had the pleasure of working with." - Chief of Staff, Engineering

Join Cisco Secure - Be You, With Us!


Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.:
When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire salaries in U.S. locations. For non-sales roles, the hiring ranges reflect base salary and do not include bonuses, equity, or benefits. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive target, and do not include equity or benefits. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

Keywords: Cisco, Austin , Software Engineer-Security, IT / Software / Systems , Austin, Texas

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