Cisco Technical Marketing Engineer - Cloud and Virtualization in RTP, North Carolina

Technical Marketing Engineer - Cloud and Virtualization

  • Location: RTP, North Carolina, US

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Software

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Security

  • Job Id 1225393

What You'll Do

Within Cisco’s Security & Trust Organization (S&TO), our engineering team researches, develops, and delivers best-in-class foundational security and trustworthy technologies – enabling customer differentiating, pervasive security with a “secure by default” posture. Across the embedded, cloud and virtual domains, our portfolio of security technologies spans cryptography, image signing, attestation, “root of trust”, PKI, and integrity/detection, etc technologies.

Who You'll Work With

Our cloud and virtualization teams develop tools, software, technologies and procedures that facilitate a strong security posture for Cisco's Linux-based offerings. These technologies include configuration and hardening modules that install, configure and secure open source operating systems and components for Cisco-branded offerings running in the public cloud and virtual environments.

Who You Are

With cloud, virtualization and security insights, you will help define, craft and drive the future direction of our security portfolio i.e. the technology roadmap, aligned to business value. You will work closely with our development engineering and BU teams, while collaborating with broader IT, the cloud security organization (CSO) and customers.

This demanding role blends technical expertise, business insight and people influencing soft-skills.

Required Skills:

  • You have 4-5+ years of experience in a highly technical role, developing or launching new cloud & virtualization related security services, products or technologies.

  • You have prior product management, Solutions, or TME experience, security product roadmap experience preferred.

  • You possess deep understanding of: cloud provisioning, configuration management & deployment, including Ansible and Puppet, AWS and Azure cloud platforms, and related services, Apache, NGINX, etc.

  • Broad experience configuring, developing, launching or deploying virtualization technologies, applications & services in multiple environments, spanning hardware, OS’s and VNFs is required.

  • You have an applied knowledge of Agile, DevOps and CI/CD processes, and relevant experience in multiple phases of the Product Life Cycle, from concept and execution through EoL.

  • College degree with a BS in engineering or computer science, masters degree preferred

UnitedStates citizenship is required.

Desired Skills

  • Hands-on technical experience includes a range of Cisco’s virtualization solutions, including ENFV, ENCS, UCS-E, CSR 1000v/ISRv, etc is preferred.

  • CentOS and Linux application & administration knowledge.

  • Networking and firewall basics, Shell Programming, PKI - X.509 certificates, encryption, OpenSSL, CiscoSSL, IT Security, secure storage methods for virtual applications, etc.

  • Strong technical writing and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrated ability in creating and delivering product & service related collateral, technical deployment guides, white papers and business/technical presentations.

  • You are passionate, highly motivated and eager to affect meaningful impact, and to develop new skills. With a zeal for innovation & learning you are comfortable diving into business & technical subjects outside of your comfort zone.

  • A consummate team-player, you possess outstanding listening, collaboration & communication skills.

  • CCSP, CISSP, CCIE or cybersecurity related certifications is a plus.

This position will reside in RTP, North Carolina.

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.


Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.