Security Researcher

Palo Alto, California, United States | Sensors / agents team | Full-time


CIsco Tetration is the leader in next-generation cloud protection. With the ability to collect and process over hundreds of billions events a day through our lightweight agent and scalable infrastructure, Cisco Tetration has revolutionized cloud protection by being the first and only company to unify microsegmentation, vulnerability management, and endpoint detection and response (EDR). We have a tradition of celebrating elegantly designed and well-tested code for every part of our product. We take pride in being able to push our latest code to production environments in matter of days.


Security Research Scientist will perform research on the most advanced threats to enhance the Cisco Tetration’s products to protect its customers. As a member of security research team, you will be working with kernel ninjas, ML gurus,  big data experts, UI/Ux rock stars. You will be involved in identifying signals and designing AI algorithms that will use these signals to identify security threats and security breaches. You will collaborate with security policy orchestration team in improving security posture of our customers through segmentation and sandboxing of business critical enterprise applications.  


We hope that you are a self-motivated, passionate and curious team member who enjoys creating scalable solutions to customer security problems. You embrace agile methodologies that involve rapid prototyping by feedback gathered from customers, peers and technical support engineers.



  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent practical experience.
  • Strong software engineer with solid computer science fundamentals in areas such as data structures, algorithms, object oriented design and security
  • Experience in system security, network security and application security.
  • Knowledge of intrusion detection and prevention techniques.

Preferred Skills

  • PhD in Computer Science or 5 years equivalent experience
  • Experience with low level systems including C and Assembly
  • Expertise in malware analysis and/or software exploitation
  • Working knowledge of machine learning techniques