Senior SW Engineer - Innovation Team

  • Location:
    South Netanya, Hamerkaz, Israel
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Networking, Security, Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id

What You'll Do?

 We are looking for a brilliant and Software Engineer to be part of our innovative Application Recognition Team.

The development work includes design and implementation of an agent function running on top of Cisco’s network devices to perform traffic processing and analytics generation.

The technology developed by the team is a core function in Security and SD-WAN solutions which are based on real-time application detection.

The development is done in C/C++ over x86 as well as various operating systems and architectures.

In addition you will explore, design and implement virtual forms (VNF) and containerized form of traffic analytics agents and implement form factors that can run under capacity constraints for the IOT and network access industry.


As part of this role you will need to define, design and build software for the Cisco products that generate significant amount of revenues.

Be part of the Cisco organization that is driving the evolution and expansion into new technology areas and market segments.

The ideal candidate demonstrates very high development skills, a system-level focus while understanding the impact of every component. Broad knowledge of and exposure to network devices as well as management and SDN controller systems are essential for success in this role.


Who You'll Work With:

You'll be working at Cisco Application Recognition team, which has one simple goal in mind: to transform the network to be application aware. From that initial goal, we've built out a highly efficient and powerful traffic inspection agent as well as a scalable and sophisticated analytics function, supported by our research and analytics tools to allow organizations apply analytics and application based policies for their sensitive business traffic as well as vast variety of cloud applications such as Office 365, Salesforce, Dropbox, Box, Google Apps, Third-party connected and other apps.

Cisco Application Recognition team enables hundreds of enterprise customers to perform application aware decisions, covering hundreds of users.

You will collaborate with peer analysts, and algorithm engineers all working to unlock the value hidden in our unique datasets to provide new ways to understand how applications behave and classify.

You will also work with marketing, sales and customer success – and directly facing customers – to help deliver this value to our customers and the community.


Who You Are:


 At minimum, we expect you to have:


- 3-5 yrs of related experience with development of embedded software

- 3-5 yrs or more experience in C/C++ Programming language

- Background in standard networking theories, concepts, and techniques

- Very good logic and problem solving capabilities

- Excellent interpersonal and team skills

- Ability to study new material quickly and independently

- Ability to ''dive'' into a complex existing code

- Excellent English and documentation capabilities

- Good verbal and writing communication skill

- Software development methodology

- Leading and writing system architecture design and functional specs

- Team player, proactive and productive, with strong background in computer science. Highly dedicated and motivated person.



-Experience in DPI (Deep Packet Inspection)

-Experience in Network Function Virtualization NFV/SDN solutions & technologies

-Experience on Python development

- 2 yrs or more experience in DPDK/Linux development – an advantage

- 2 yrs or more experience in OS virtualization and containerization technologies such as Docker/LXC – an advantage



 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 stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. 

We Are Cisco. 




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