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Senior Systems Engineer

Aporeto is looking for a talented full-time developer responsible for a Linux based enforcer which will be a part of an enterprise grade cloud security product that will enable companies to have better workload protection in the cloud and simplify the management of security. Aporeto is rethinking security for today’s dynamic Data Center and Cloud, and our solution is being adopted by different companies.

We seek an engineer who will be building system services for the Aporeto enforcer a software agent that runs inside application workloads to enforce security policies as governed by the Aporeto security product. The candidate should be willing to learn new technologies and have a passion for solving hard problems and flawless execution. You are highly skilled at solving problems, are motivated and self-driven, and ready to work with a small, senior, strong team of engineers in a quickly growing company.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

To apply please send your resume or LinkedIn profile to jobs@aporeto.com

Responsibilities

  •  This role primarily focuses on building a host-based agent which will act as a probe for collecting data for analytics and reporting as well as enforcing policies.
  •   Your code will be used in a lean agent that delivers security by building on proven, pre-existing mechanisms inside Unix operating systems in order to minimize its footprint.
  •  You will bring expertise in building system services combined with extensive Unix platform knowledge that can be leveraged to build innovative solutions.
  •   Your code will be helping to secure our customers most critical systems and applications.
  • You will design features for the Aporeto enforcer, from concept, design, development to release and support.

Requirements

  •  BS + 4 years of relevant work experience, or MS + 2 years, in computer science or related technical field.
  •   Source control such as Git/CVS/Perforce.
  • Strong Linux platform knowledge required.
  • Good knowledge of networking fundamentals (L2-L7)
  • Good understanding of the IPFilter and IPTables open-source firewalls is desirable
  • Experience developing multi-threaded and multi-process applications
  • Languages: Strong C, Desire to learn golang.
  •   Solid experience with high performance and scalable systems
  • Having understanding of modern cloud technologies such as Docker is desirable
  •  Understanding of Virtualization technologies such as Xen, KVM or other hypervisor

Benefits

  • As a regular employee of the Company, you will be eligible to participate in a number of Company-sponsored benefits.
  • In addition, you will be entitled to paid vacation in accordance with the Company’s vacation policy, as in effect from time to time.
  • All forms of compensation for this position are subject to reduction to reflect applicable withholding and payroll taxes and other deductions required by law.

Aporeto is an e-Verify participant. E-Verify is an Internet-based electronic employment verification system to verify the employment status of new hires. E-Verify compares information from a new hire’s Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Social Security Administration (SSA), and Department of State (DOS) records to confirm that the newly hired employee is authorized to work in the United States.

NOTICE TO RECRUITERS & PLACEMENT AGENCIES: If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submit résumés to any person or email address at Aporeto prior to having a signed agreement with Human Resources. Aporeto is not liable for and will not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved recruitment partners. Also, any résumés sent to us without an agreement in place will be considered your company’s gift to Aporeto and may be forwarded to our Talent Acquisition team.

Aporeto is an e-Verify participant. E-Verify is an Internet-based electronic employment verification system to verify the employment status of new hires. E-Verify compares information from a new hire’s Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Social Security Administration (SSA), and Department of State (DOS) records to confirm that the newly hired employee is authorized to work in the United States.

NOTICE TO RECRUITERS & PLACEMENT AGENCIES: If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submit résumés to any person or email address at Aporeto prior to having a signed agreement with Human Resources. Aporeto is not liable for and will not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved recruitment partners. Also, any résumés sent to us without an agreement in place will be considered your company’s gift to Aporeto and may be forwarded to our Talent Acquisition team.