Cisco was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University.
Since the company's inception, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies.
Today, with more than 71,000 employees worldwide, this tradition of innovation continues with industry-leading products and solutions in the company's core development areas of routing and switching, as well as in advanced technologies such as home networking, IP telephony, optical networking, security, storage area networking, and wireless technology.
What Makes Cisco’s Culture Unique?
Culture is a specific way of life. We care deeply about a positive experience for all.
We are self-aware of ourselves and our environment. We feel accountableand empowered to contribute to a culture where everyone thrivesand where we intentionally seek out, learn, understand, and appreciatewho - and what - surrounds us. That’s what a Conscious Culture is all about.
Why You Will Love Working for Cisco
Everything is converging on the Internet, making networked connections more relevant than ever before in our lives. Our employees' revolutionary ideas impact everything imaginable - from entertainment, retail, healthcare, and education, to public and private sectors, smart cities, smart cars, and everyday devices in our homes. Here, that means you’ll take creative ideas from the drawing board to powerful solutions that have real world impact. You’ll interface with Cisco leaders, partner with experienced mentors, and develop incredible relationships with colleagues who share your interest in connecting the unconnected. Our company is transforming from being a traditional networking company, selling routers and switches, to building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work.
Cisco was named #1 on the World's Best Workplaces list for the second year in a row by Great Places to Work and Fortune Magazines!
Read more about our Concious Culture here.