Cisco Software Engineer - Security FirePower Engineering in Austin, Texas
Software Engineer - Security FirePower Engineering
Location: Austin, Texas, US
Area of Interest Engineer - Software
Job Type Professional
Technology Interest Security
Job Id 1232106
What You'll Do
The engineer in this position will be responsible for maintaining, updating, and adding features to the Next Generation Firewall & IPS appliance based on Fire Linux OS. This Appliance is managed by Cisco's Firepower Management Center.
Who You'll Work With
Imagine having the opportunity to work in a team developing security technologies to prevent emerging Internet security threats. You will join Cisco Security Technology Business Unit to develop next generation SSL applications for managing Firewall and Intrusion prevention systems. SSL/TLS provides exciting decryption/ encryption capabilities based in industry standard ciphers. SSL group in FirePower group provided hardware acceleration capabilities to the SSL software to provide maximum throughput performances. You will work with Cisco's Fire Linux OS system , the industry recognized CLI Feature to deliver next generation capability.
The engineer will be responsible for:
Developing features over the Fire Linux OS delivering industry recognized Cisco CLI
Keeping up with industry standards for SSL and TLS implementations like TLS 1.3 and new Ciphers emerging in the industry
Maintaining (Build and Packaging) the Fire Linux OS including patching 3rd party software components
Updating software packages to their latest versions
Managing legal compliance and security compliance for all packages
Demonstrate attention to detail, work well in a multi discipline-team environment, be highly motivated, and willing to learn new skills.
Work with various cross-functional groups such as Product Management, other development teams, QA, System Test and Product Documentation
Design, document and implement full stack features related to Cyber Security for our Next Generation Firewalls
Work in a highly Agile based organization to deliver cutting edge features
Who You Are
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field with 8-10+ years of relevant experience
Proficiency over Firewall, Security, TLS, SSL concepts is preferable but not a must
Proficiency in Development experience over Linux/UNIX platforms.
Proficiency in administration aspects of Linux
Experience with internals of Linux distributions
*Proficiency in Linux packaging
- Proficient with shell and scripting languages such as bash, Perl and Python
*Experience with the C/C++ programming languages
*Experience with Make, C Make, Ninja
Experience with the full Software Development Life Cycle
Problem solving and research skills
Working experience in an Agile development methodology is a must
Experiences in working and debugging Customer Issues in customers production networks is desired
Additional knowledge and skills desired:
Solid understanding of networking architecture such as routing/switching, IP, TCP/UDP
Knowledge of network security principles and security hardening
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