Software Engineer

  • Location:
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Software
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Security, Software Development, Testing
  • Job Id

Cisco people are not happy merely moving the security innovation needle a few millimeters – we want to blow it off the dial. Every day we look for new ways to merge innovative security technology with Cisco’s 25+ years of networking expertise to redefine network security. We need like-minded colleagues who dream big about transforming security and networks, and who expect to reap the rewards for their high-visibility creations.

 Who You’ll Work With

This is an opportunity to work within a group of exceptional software engineers to develop and support one of the world's leading security products.  The AMP team has shipped client software for all flavours of Windows, Mac, iOS, VMWare as an appliance, and Android, supported by a Linux backend containing Cassandra, Mongo, MySQL, Hive, RabbitMQ, Ruby, and custom C code, all managed by Chef. We are deployed across a cloud infrastructure including AWS and our own hardware running Joyent's SDC, and have condensed these services down into a single instance deployable on VMware. We know how to ship software, and shipping software feels good.                                                                                                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                                      We have a dynamic environment that inspires employees to create, while honing their talents and skills every day. Employees are self-motivated, results driven and engaged. We recognize and reward quality results and commitment to our company's purposes and principles.                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 What You’ll Do

We are looking for a bright and talented Software Engineer or Computer Scientist to join a team whose primary goal is to continuously improve the software and infrastructure stack. You will be tasked with:                           

  • Planning, coordinating and upgrading software /infrastructure stack
  • Developing solutions to support the development team in achieving higher efficiency
  • Bug fixes and refractoring


Who You Are

  • You have high personal integrity and ethical standards
  • You enjoy working in team-based environments
  • Passionate about designing and building high-quality software
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An unquenchable desire to learn
  • 4+ years of experience in software development
  • Knowledge of Ruby or Python
  • Experience with Rails or equivalent web framework
  • Familiar with HTML/CSS/ JavaScript
  • Knowledge or experience with version control systems ( git, svn)
  • Practical experience with SQL
  • Able to navigate around Unix systems
  • Knowledge of data structure and algorithms


 Desired Skills:

  • Experience with compiled languages such as: C, Go or Java
  • Unix shell scripting
  • Experience with configuration management systems (Chef, Puppet or Ansible), 
  • Knowledge of infrastructure or experience with cloud -based compute solutions
  • Networking knowledge
  • Experience with production systems ( high availability, no downtown deployments)
  • Security experience


  About 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 impact 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.


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Software Engineer
8th2017 - Software Engineer
Overall Rating: 8/199
Median Salary: $100,690

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