Senior Backend Engineer


Vancouver, BC, Canada

Full time

Sep 20

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What You'll Do


As a senior backend engineer on the Investigate team, you will be a key contributor to the Cisco Umbrella Investigate product.  You will build and maintain distributed systems to pull in data from a variety of sources, pipelines to transform that data to extract the most meaningful insights from it, and api servers to allow our customers to interact with this intelligence.  Cisco Umbrella Investigate uses a wide variety of data sources to provide the best experience to our customers, from telemetry from our DNS resolvers, results from running algorithms developed by our researchers, to the results of running potentially malicious files in a sandbox to see how they behave.


Who You'll Work With


Cisco Umbrella enables you to securely embrace the cloud and better run security for the way the world works today. It protects users against threats anywhere they access the internet and secures your data and applications in the cloud.  Cisco Umbrella Investigate is the interactive view on our threat intelligence, and this team builds and maintains it - ensuring actionable insights are right at our users' fingertips.


Who You Are


Do most of all of the following describe you:


  • 4-5+yrs experience in depth experience with AWS
  • 8+ yrs of a JVM-based language, and all this entails
  • 2+ yrs of experience using docker for development and deployments
  • experienced with kafka and streaming applications preferred
  • 8+ yrs of experience with distributed systems - designing, building, troubleshooting
  • familiar with databases of many flavours - sql, hbase, elasticsearch, redis


Why Cisco


At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents together to work as a team, aiming to make a difference.  On top of the fact that our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays, and learns, our strongest edge comes from our people.

  • We Connect Everything - People, processes, data and entities, using these 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 simultaneously striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, both at work and in our communities.

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