Senior Software Engineer, Security Backend Services- S3

Company : Cisco Meraki
Job Description
About the job
The Meraki MX is one the world’s leading Security Routers, with millions of users around the world, and we are looking for highly motivated feature engineers to work on the next generation of network security implementations!

If you enjoy working on challenging tasks in small, highly capable teams, with lots of autonomy then we would love to talk to you.

As a features engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining frontend/dashboard and backend features with a special focus on network security.

We offer an opportunity to work across our stack, developing software that spans from embedded linux firmware and routing software, all the way up to our distributed, cloud-hosted backend. Our projects are driven by technological innovation and developer creativity in addition to market demands, giving you the structure and freedom to pursue projects you are most passionate about. With hundreds of millions of people using Meraki products around the world, your work will have a significant impact from the day it is deployed.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent or a related field, or equivalent experience)
Have 7+ years of professional (or comparable) experience writing production code
Have 1+ years of experience in web backend technologies like GoLang, Ruby on Rails.
Hands on experience in working with Databases like PostGres/SQL
Strong Problem Solving Skills
Effective Collaborative and Communication skills
Thrive within a small team and are excited to seek solutions to open-ended problems

Bonus points

Experience or interest in networking and security
Experience working in cloud-based infrastructure and services(e.g. Web Applications)
Experience with logging and monitoring solutions like Grafana/Graphite, Elasticsearch and Kibana

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

At Cisco Meraki, we’re challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We’re building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone.

Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.:

When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire, full-time salaries in U.S. locations, not including equity or benefits. For non-sales roles the hiring ranges reflect base salary only; employees are also eligible to receive annual bonuses. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive compensation target. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications, or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

U.S. employees have access to quality medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with a Cisco matching contribution, short and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance and numerous wellbeing offerings. Employees receive up to twelve paid holidays per calendar year, which includes one floating holiday, plus a day off for their birthday. Employees accrue up to 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) each year and have access to paid time away to deal with critical or emergency issues without tapping into their PTO. We offer additional paid time to volunteer and give back to the community. Employees are also able to purchase company stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Program.

Employees on sales plans earn performance-based incentive pay on top of their base salary, which is split between quota and non-quota components. For quota-based incentive pay, Cisco pays at the standard rate of 1% of incentive target for each 1% revenue attainment against the quota up to 100%. Once performance exceeds 100% quota attainment, incentive rates may increase up to five times the standard rate with no cap on incentive compensation. For non-quota-based sales performance elements such as strategic sales objectives, Cisco may pay up to 125% of target. Cisco sales plans do not have a minimum threshold of performance for sales incentive compensation to be paid.