Software Engineer — Cloud Security

3 - 5 years
Full Time
United States
San Jose, CA

The Business Entity


We’re an agile, fun, passionate upstart culture within Cisco—balancing teamwork and integration with autonomy and innovation—to deliver the most effective solution to our customers’ problems. The unique mix of our disruptive approach to security and Cisco’s industry dominance exceeds what any other security startup could ever achieve on its own.


What You’ll Do


    • Build Web Gateway Infrastructure and features that scales to run and protect a high volume of web traffic in cloud.
    • Bring a strong perspective that leads change and motivates engineers to develop simple solutions to complex problems.
    • Design and deliver new software features for Web gateway.
    • Write complete functional and design specs. Conduct and participate in peer code/design reviews.
    • Collaborate with the adjacent software teams in defining the programming interfaces into the various other software modules.


Who You’ll Work With


You will join a dynamic, multi-talented Engineering team where new features are deployed to customers multiple times a week. We are Umbrella’s Web Security team and our mission is to improve the underlying technologies and the UI that drives Umbrella Security. We work on features big and small in order to build the best security solution in the world. This team does it all, so you’ll never be bored, and you’ll constantly be learning new technologies.


Who You Are

You’re a Software Engineer who enjoys wearing many hats, a self-starter who’s willing to jump headfirst into the codebase and start improving it immediately.

Our Minimum Requirements For This Role

    • Experience in Web Gateway products, web proxy, Web Security domain
    • Solid understanding of network protocols like TCP/IP, UDP, HTTPS, HTTP
    • Experience in designing, implementing, and supporting large-scale transaction systems
    • Proven Python, Java, C or C++ skills
    • In-depth knowledge of object-oriented concepts, programming, and systems design
    • Understanding of various design patterns and Microservice Architecture
    • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Experienced in designing, building and debugging large scale distributed systems.
    • Strong foundation in data structures, algorithms and software design with strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.


Desired Skills

    • Experience in an Agile environment
    • Well versed with Web proxy – NGINX is a plus
    • Understanding of HTTP service behaviours
    • Experience building (and supporting) microservices
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Relational databases (MySQL, Amazon RDS)
    • Continuous Integration/Delivery tools (Jenkins, Docker, Chef, Ansible)


Educational Background

    • MSCS/BSCS with 4+ years of development experience in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related major


Why Cisco


We connect everything people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking aggressive risks to craft 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.

Why Cisco
Cloud Security

Cisco Cloud Security enables you to securely embrace the cloud. It protects users against threats anywhere they access the internet and secures your data and applications in the cloud. You can also use the cloud to enhance security through simplified policy management and dynamic threat intelligence. With Cisco Cloud Security, you gain complete visibility into internet activity across cloud applications, all office locations, and roaming devices, plus faster threat detection and response. Cisco Cloud Security provides an effective security platform that is open, automated, and simple to sue. And it’s backed by industry-leading threat information delivered by the Cisco Talos security intelligence and research group.

We are Cisco



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