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Senior Software Engineer, Systems and Platform

Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by Fortinet

Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Immediate Start
Annual Salary


Design and implement systems and platforms features such as full-disk encryption, automatic failover of FortiSIEM nodes in High Availability environments

Make FortiSIEM available on newer cloud platforms - Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud, etc. in addition to maintaining current platforms such as Hardware, VMWare, HyperV, AWS, KVM, etc.

Build a new paid AWS Marketplace offering for FortiSIEM, and maintain BYOL offerings for new releases

Implement AWS Cloud formation templates for FortiSIEM cluster deployment in AWS

Improve automated cluster deployment of FortiSIEM nodes in large scale environments, including auto-scale up and down of cluster

Perform system level profiling of FortiSIEM in large-scale environments and make improvements (eg via tools such as OProfile/SystemTap/sysdig/Linux Dtrace)

Investigate how to make FortiSIEM available on containers such as Docker and Kubernetes

Migrate FortiSIEM application from CentOS6 to CentOS7 or another recent distribution due to EOL reasons as well as system performance via newer Linux kernel

Integrate newer networking, systems drivers and packages as needed for any platform or cloud

Deliver top quality, well organized and algorithmically sound code on time

Work closely with other developers, QA, PM, and support.

Participate in functional spec, design, and code reviews


BS/MS in computer science or related field, BS with 5+ years of work experience or MS with 3+ years of work experience

Strong experience with Linux at the system level including system performance measurement tools such as Oprofile, SystemTap, sysdig, tcpdump etc.

Knowledge of Linux distributions such as CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian and their differences in packaging and release, and Kernel drivers for specific platforms

Experience with distributed, scalable systems and Cloud Platforms is a plus

Strong problem-solving skills

Working experience with network and system security is a plus

Team-oriented, self-motivated, fast learner, and willing to work in a fast paced and cross-site development environment

Reference: 995140608

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