Cyber Security Engineer Position at Cisco Systems

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 13:30 to Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 13:30
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Cisco’s Advanced Security Initiatives Group (ASIG) is hiring security engineers for our product security assessment team.  We are looking for penetration testers and security-minded developers who can apply their knowledge and skills to identify security weaknesses and vulnerabilities across a variety of application, system, and networking technologies.  If interested, please email a copy of your CV to Sandra McLeod (

Who You Are

Do you enjoy finding flaws in mission-critical systems, designing mitigations to thwart motivated and inventive adversaries? If you have a passion for computer and application security, enjoy solving difficult problems, and relish working with emerging technologies, Cisco wants you! Global ISPs, Fortune 100 companies, and world governments all depend on Cisco for critical infrastructure and we want the best and the brightest at work ensuring that we keep delivering rock-solid solutions to meet their needs. Some of the desired skills as well as those you'll have a chance to develop at Cisco are:

·       Applied security concepts

·       Problem-solving, troubleshooting, and debugging

·       Cryptographic algorithm design and review

·       Operating system fundamentals and secure configuration

·       Virtualization platforms and techniques

·       Network protocol analysis and debugging

·       Web application security

·       Web protocols and basic web development 

·       Secure development practices

·       Application development using a variety of languages

·       Software vulnerability assessment, fuzzing, and code coverage analysis Penetration testing tools

·       Reverse engineering

·       Custom exploit development 

Minimum Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience required within 2-3 of the above areas of expertise BSc preferred or equivalent experience
  • US Citizenship is required due to the nature of the work this position will perform and the government customers with which the role will work

Locations:   Knoxville, TN,  Raleigh, NC, or Austin, TX