Cisco Sr Security Engineer 1234449 in San Jose, California

Sr Security Engineer 1234449

  • Location: San Jose, California, US

  • Area of Interest Supply Chain

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Security

  • Job Id 1234449

What You'll Do

Did you know? Cisco Supply Chain was just ranked #1 for Tech Companies and #3 overall on Gartner, Inc’s annual Supply Chain Top 25 which identifies supply chain leaders and highlights their best practices. There’s never been a better time to join us!

The Component Quality & Technology group within the Supply Chain Organization at Cisco is looking for a talented Sr Security Engineer with extensive experience in cloud service enablement.

You will be part of a core Agile scrum team responsible for the following:

  • Be a security champion and elevate our CI/CD pipeline to identify, resolve and govern security vulnerabilities

  • Establish formal BAVA/DAVA testing process

  • Establish security standard operating procedures

  • Establish life cycle management process across entire stack

  • Engage with Enterprise IT to enable new application deployment process

  • Use Rally to manage development activities

  • Develop highly scalable microservices and APIs

  • Develop user-friendly interfaces and dashboards

  • Write unit, integration, Regression, Security, Soak, and Performance tests

  • Build instrumentation and metrics for monitoring and alerting systems

  • Craft supporting documents (release notes, sudo code, etc)

  • Research and implement new technologies to tackle specific product asks

  • Design, develop, fix problems and debug software applications and web services

As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems. The work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in the area of specialization. You will be a leading contributor individually and as a team member, provide direction and mentoring to junior SW engineers and others.

Who You'll Work With

You will engage with Architects, SW developers and other multi-functional teams supporting the fast growth of our private Cloud Services.

Who You Are

Highly motivated individual who is passionate about working in a skilled, rapidly changing technical environment and eager to play an integral part in our client’s continued success. You are skilled at solving problems and are able to communicate well internally with business units and externally with 3rd party SW suppliers.

From a technical perspective, you meet the following requirements:

  • Breadth of industry good practices knowledge

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field

  • Strong knowledge on Operating systems (Linux, Windows, etc)

  • Strong fundamentals including an understanding of data structures, concurrent programming

  • 7+ years experience with Java, JavaScript and Python

Experienced in the following disciplines:

  • In-depth experience identifying and protecting against web application vulnerabilities

  • Strong knowledge of browser security model, mobile app security, crypto and network security

  • Experience with security tools for static analysis, dynamic analysis, penetration testing, intrusion detection

  • Understand and interpret corporate policies, standard methodologies, and results from security reviews and audits

  • Develop and build security tools and processes for scanning, testing, monitoring and reporting

  • Lead, coach and mentor development teams to incorporate software security techniques

  • Conduct vulnerability and risk assessments to provide actionable remediation plans

  • Develop technical security specifications for targeted cloud applications/workloads

  • Coordinate security concerns with software teams across the company through a security guild

  • Stay ahead of emerging security threats and solution technologies

  • IaaS, Paas, CaaS, FaaS, SaaS

  • Cloud Provider offerings

  • Building CI/CD framework

  • Test automation with Jenkins

  • Management of repositories (Git, SVN, etc...)

  • DevOps models

Experience in implementing the following technologies/offerings:

  • Containerization of lightweight applications

  • Cloud providers - AWS, Azure, Google, Rackspace, etc...

  • Cloud technologies - Kubernetes, Openshift, DC/OS, ECS, Cattle, Kontena, Docker Swarm, Cloud Foundry, etc...

  • Cloud management platforms - Redhat, VMware, Right Scale, Cisco, Service Mesh, etc...

Why Cisco

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  • We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

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  • We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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