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Who we are

Most of the world's Internet traffic functions are based on the software built by this team! Our Engineering University Program is for interns and new-grads looking for an innovative team environment that will inspire you to grow as you shape the future of the Internet.

Our values

We're redefining 'work hard, play hard' and encourage all employees to champion their career growth. We even support engineers filing for patents and help them in each step of the process. Being at the forefront of the internet with our focus on our partners, customers, and new architectures may sound like all work, no fun - but that's just not the case at Cisco.

Find where you shine

Our Engineering University Program is available around the globe with popular locations in:



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My team's emphasis on learning allows me to grow as an engineer and produce quality solutions - inspiring me to make an even larger impact.

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We Are Cisco

We connect everything. We innovate everywhere. We take bold steps to shape the technologies of tomorrow, making an impact for years to come.


From everyday devices to entertainment, retail, and education – we give our best, and if you’re into tech, chances are we’re the software, security, and hardware behind it. Smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals –that's us.


We take difference to heart and celebrate the diversity that fuels our innovation. Colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. 


We don’t just dream it, we do it! Be you, with us.


Discover the #WeAreCisco story and find out what we value most.

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Benefits and perks to love

Cisconians work hard - and we reward hard. We go beyond the usual benefits with surprising extras we think you'll love.

Frequently asked questions

What does this team work on?

Our team designs, develops, tests, and delivers software for high quality routing systems.

I've submitted a job application. What is the next step?

Thanks for applying! You should have received an email confirmation that your application has been received. We encourage you to explore our @WeAreCisco social media channels where we highlight employee photos and stories about working at Cisco.

Why should I sign up for job notifications?

Signing up for job notifications is a great way to receive customized job alerts that match your skills and areas of interest. Simply tell us a little bit about yourself, and you'll be added to our data base and begin to receive job notifications within 48 hours.

What skills do you need to have?

In this role you need to have MBA (for product management), Networking, C/C++, and Python.

What should I expect during the recruitment and interview process?

This process helps us get to know you, and for you to learn about our people, culture, and business. We'll evaluate your skills and experience against our current business needs. We'll ask you about your academic and work experience, and you can ask questions, too. Be prepared to tell about your achievements and the value you could bring to Cisco.

Is there someone at Cisco I can speak with?

If you have questions or issues with your application, the best way to stay in touch with us is to email web-help@cisco.com. Leave us a comment or question, and we'll do our best to get back to you.

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