Cisco Sr. Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) in Prague, Czech Republic

Sr. Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

  • Location: Prague, Stredocesky, Czech Republic

  • Area of Interest Engineer - Software

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest Security

  • Job Id 1226716

What You'll Do

We are developing our team and currently looking for experienced Software Engineers to work in an international environment in downtown Prague, Czech Republic as a part of the Advanced Threat Defense team spanning across Prague, CZ, Silicon Valley (San Jose), CA, Calgary, Canada, and London, UK. We expect you to:

  • Build scalable machine learning systems for detection of modern malware, advanced cyber threats, and malicious user behavior

  • Build high-performance cloud systems capable of handling challengingly Big Data maintained by CISCO, build and support infrastructures enabling large-scale data processing and Machine Learning computations

  • Cooperate with the researchers on the user friendly and understandable presentation of the threats detected

  • Fit into our DevOps mode of working and be responsible for the whole product cycle up to the production deployment

Who You'll Work With

We are a bunch of five former startups collectively called Advanced Threat Solutions and we keep an agile, fun, passionate upstart culture within Cisco. With security focus & mindset we make machine learning work on really big data. We balance collaboration 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 surpasses what any other security startup could ever achieve on its own.

Who You are

So, if you share our passion for technology innovation, have experience in developing modern, responsive web applications and you love to interact with industry thought leaders on a daily basis, this is the job for you. We look forward to receiving your application and CV.

Our requirements for this role:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (Master’s degree is a strong plus)

  • Experience in setting up and maintaining Continuous Integration and Continues Delivery pipelines (Jenkins, Team City, etc.)

  • Technical fluency in modern distributed systems (Docker, Spark, Kafka, REST, React, …) and corresponding testing frameworks

  • Ability to envision the best possible testing methodology for a particular use case

  • Ability to spot early potential problems in software architecture and design

  • Ability to mentor and lead software engineers in best QA practices and continuously improve the overall quality posture of the team

  • Experience with running production cloud or SaaS applications - DevOps

  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies

  • Willingness to work across teams and share knowledge and ideas

  • Capability to stand up and formulate clear technical arguments supporting one’s opinion

  • Teamwork spirit and excitement to work on complex cutting-edge systems for detection of modern malware and advanced cyber threats is essential

  • Can-do attitude with a strong drive to take the initiative and complete tasks

  • Experience of working in an Agile environment

  • Willingness to take ownership for the deliverable

  • Fluent English

An important plus will be:

  • R&D and QA experience in several of the following areas: Machine Learning and Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Pattern Recognition, Cloud Computing, Game Theory, Graph Theory

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference. Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

We connect everything – people, process, data and things – and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more – from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.

We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.

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