Cisco Security Engineer, Endpoint in RTP, North Carolina

Security Engineer, Endpoint

  • Location: RTP, North Carolina, US

  • Additional Location(s) Fulton

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Software

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Security

  • Job Id 1242424

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Who You'll Work With

Are you excited to be part of a new team? Does the thought of building a new, highly secure cloud infrastructure excite you? Are you ready to tackle the challenge of ensuring system security from development to deployment? Do you want to become an expert in the system and undertake new challenges?

This is an opportunity for you to join the security team within Cisco AMP for Endpoints, one of the world’s leading security products. The AMP team ships security software for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, and Android operating systems. The web console team uses Ruby, Cassandra, Mongo, MySQL, RabbitMQ etc., all managed by Chef. We deploy to multi-region AWS cloud and also ship as an on-premise appliance.

As a member of the security team, you will have two essential responsibilities. You, along with the team, will be responsible for building a brand-new Government Cloud environment and maintaining the associated FedRAMP certification. You will engage across development teams to ensure Secure Development of the system. You will contribute positively by building efficient tooling and processes which enable the organization to deliver secure code at an unprecedented pace. You will work alongside product owners and engineers to ensure new features meet strict security requirements. You will be tasked with maintaining a deep technical knowledge of the information system and need to be able to write code and features.

In this role, you will work closely with the endpoint team. The team is responsible for crafting and implementing endpoint components that identify and contain malicious activity and allow enterprise-wide management of the endpoint’s security posture.

We inspire employees to hone their talents and skills every single day with creative and challenging projects. Employees are self-motivated, results driven and engaged. We recognize and reward quality results and dedication to our company's purposes and principles.

What You'll Do

We are looking for a talented Software Engineer or Computer Scientist to join a team whose goals are to focus on the FedRAMP system and Secure Development. Your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Build and maintain a new cloud environment for FedRAMP

  • Ensuring new code meets security requirements and writing supporting documentation

  • Provide guidance to teams on building secure software

  • Craft tooling to improve processes and coordination among groups

  • Supporting continuous monitoring and audit requirements

  • Implementing new features to drive customer success

  • Bug fixes and refactoring

  • Assisting with production issues

Who You Are

Required Skills

  • 6-10 years of relevant professional experience

  • Strong debugging skills

  • 3+ years of C/C++ development

  • Experience with writing test tools and frameworks

  • Deep understanding of secure computing practices

Desired Skills

  • Experience developing Windows and/or Linux kernel mode drivers

  • Security experience

  • Experience in resolving critical customer issues

  • Excellent communication skills are required

  • Experience with SDLC (Design, Development, Testing, Debugging and Bug fixing)

  • Experience working with cryptography (X509, OpenSSL, digital certificates, etc.)

  • Experience with agile software development methods

  • Experience performing secure code reviews

  • Experience working with security standards (FedRAMP, ISO, PCI, etc.)

Why Cisco

The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will influence everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

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.