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AppD Cloud Security Engineer

Cisco Systems Inc.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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About Us

AppDynamics is the Application Intelligence company. With AppDynamics, enterprises have real-time insights into application performance, user performance and business performance so they can move faster in an increasingly sophisticated, software-driven world. Our integrated suite of products is built on our innovative, enterprise-grade App iQ Platform that enables our customers to make faster decisions that enhance customer engagement and improve operational and business performance. AppDynamics is uniquely positioned to enable enterprises to accelerate their digital transformations by actively monitoring, analyzing, and optimizing complex application environments at scale which has led to proven success and trust with the Global 2000.


AppDynamics was acquired by Cisco in 2017 for a record breaking multiple. This acquisition reinforces Cisco's strategic direction and its shift to software-centric solutions and provides AppDynamics with the resources and support to further accelerate the hyper growth of the business, and the career opportunities for our world-class teams.

About the Role

The AppDynamics Product Security Engineering team is seeking a motivated DevOps and/or Security professional to join us in automating security controls into highly secure cloud infrastructure.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and automate Security best practices into all operational aspects of AppDynamics traditional and Federal SaaS cloud

  • Interface with security and technical operations teams to ensure tools are secure and functional, and monitoring provides required visibility

  • Work with Engineering teams to ensure products are developed to deploy and meet high security standards  

About You

  • A bachelors degree in computer science (or equivalent) with 5+ years of documented information security work experience

  • 5+ years of experience implementing, administering, and supporting complex production UNIX systems, virtualized or in data centers

  • 2+ years of experience in working with the broad array of AWS services, including EC2, S3, IAM, Lambda, RDS, KMS, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, or CloudTrail

  • 2+ years of experience with using configuration management and tools to build and manage infrastructure, including Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or Terraform. Scripting in Python, Ruby, or similar

  • Knowledge of Federal Cloud security frameworks such as FedRAMP/NIST 800-53 and applying them to Cloud architectures

  • Hands on deploying security tools such as Nessus, Qualys, and implementing cloud security best practices

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience working with or contributing to open (and closed) source projects, their related tools and monitoring, including Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Git, Sensu, Nagios, Splunk, ELK, and AppDynamics

  • Familiar working with JIRA tools in an Agile environment, or using Scrum methodologies

  • Experience with the full software or systems development life cycle, including requirements analysis, design, integration, testing, and implementation

  • Experience with Security Operations Center (SOC) operations as an engineer or operator, including firewalls, intrusion detection, encryption, monitoring, vulnerability scanning, and authentication solutions for traditional and Cloud-hosted IT systems

  • Experience with Continuous Monitoring concepts and practices

  • Experience with vulnerability management process and procedure

  Due to the government work only US Citizens will be considered

Employee Benefits

We know that the award-winning culture at AppDynamics is something to brag about, but here are more reasons that make you excited to get out of bed to come in the morning, like:

  • Competitive compensation for your work.

  • Generous time off policy with 5 weeks of vacation, paid sick days and an extra day off as our gift to your birthday. We also offer up to 4 weeks of emergency situation time off, should such unfortunate and unexpected situation occur.

  • Support for your volunteering activities by giving you additional paid time off.

  • Opportunity to broaden your horizons by attending popular conferences.

  • Private healthcare program with access to many high-quality health services and comprehensive preventive check-up once a year, which can be simply ordered by the phone or online.

  • Pension insurance contribution and additional life insurance that can provide financial help in the shape of a lump sum payment for your family/dependents in the event of something really bad happened to you.

  • Team outing events.


Other Benefits include:

  • Baby Gift Program

  • Maternity & Paternity Support

  • Employee and Family Assistance

  • Expert Medical Opinion

  • Travel Related Benefits (including International SOS; 24/7 Emergency Wallet Card & Medical Benefits Abroad)

  • Participation in Cisco Employee Stock Purchase Program

Just a note

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: AppDynamics does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any AppDynamics employee. AppDynamics will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of AppDynamics.



Posted: 2019-10-14 Expires: 2020-04-30

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