We are looking for software engineers with backgrounds in network security to join our Network Security Group IPS/IDS/Proxy team. Put your programming and security background skills to use in building world class performant and effective firewall products.
Responsibilities and Qualifications:
Very strong C programming skills a must
Team Player with can do attitude/initiative
Passion for software engineering and coding with proven ability to test/debug own code
Experience with Agile Software Development methodologies
Ability to work well with team of senior and junior engineers in a dynamic, fast paced environment
Background and understanding of firewalls, proxy, IPS/IDS, web content filtering, AV scanning
Knowledge of Linux system-level programming and operating system internals
Experience in Linux multi-process and multi-threaded user space and/or kernel programming on x86
Knowledge of layer 2/3/4 networking protocols, concepts. Proven experience debugging networking issues. Working experience on data plane forwarding a plus.
Detailed knowledge of TCP protocol a strong advantage
Ability to make appropriate design choices to maximize performance and scalability system requirements
Automation of test code. Scripting skills with Bash, Python, and/or Java
Desired experience with:
Linux user space packet delivery technologies, DPDK, netmap, xdp, etc
Internals of Linux Kernel core networking stack, Netfilter, and/or netdev drivers
Snort and/or other IPS/IDS packet processing technologies
SSL, IPSec and cryptography knowledge
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