Cisco Data Engineer in Palo Alto, California

Data Engineer

  • Location: Palo Alto, California, US

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Software

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Cloud and Data Center

  • Job Id 1240424

What You'll Do

You'll build high-performance, secure and lightweight software agent running on various platforms such as Linux, Solaris, AIX and Windows. The software agents are responsible for collecting a rich set of information on the servers, including network traffic and system activities such as processes and network connections. This information will be streamlined to our cluster which in turn performs big data analysis. In addition, the software agents are responsible to perform enforcement activities such as controlling Linux’s iptables and Windows Firewall.

Who You'll Work With

As an integral member of the software agent team, you will be closely involved in product development cycle from conceptualization to deploying in production environments. You will be embedded within cross-functional teams that include big data engineers, data scientists and UX/UI engineers. The features you develop will enable data center network visibility and management at unprecedented scale.

Who You Are

As a key member of a small and versatile team, you design, test, deploy and maintain software solutions.

  • Participate in cutting edge research and development of Big Data applications.

  • Develop analytic solutions for real world, large scale problems.

  • Come up with novel, techniques to .

Our minimum requirements for this role:

  • MS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.

  • Coding skill in C, C++, Java or Python.

  • Experience with at least one of the following (experience with more that one is a big plus)

o Big Data systems, Map Reduce frameworks, Big Data pipelines and graph automation

o Extraction Transformation and Loading of a bursty event log stream into a BD (Big Data) ingestion and storage system

o Sensor technology which generates interesting network events

o Building graph storage databases

o Intuitive User Interface designs

Preferred qualifications

  • PhD in Computer Science.

  • Experience with recommendation systems, targeting systems, ranking systems or similar.

  • Extensive experience in C/C++ or Python/Java.

  • Background in Security, Networking, Analytics, Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence.

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

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.