Platform Engineer/remote - Palo Alto, California United States - 36450


Job #: 36450
Title: Platform Engineer/remote
Job Location: Palo Alto, California - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $130,000.00 - $160,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: bonus, RSU's, great benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Growing division of world-renowned high technology company. Great opportunity to work with other very talented people using the latest technologies. They are involved with software, cloud, security, networking, machine learning, data analytics, etc. in their high performance, secure and lightweight software agent that runs on various platforms. This provides intelligent security, data center monitoring, real-time analytics, etc.

Solid compensation package includes base, sizable bonus, generous RSU's and benefits.


Our client is a small, rapidly growing part of a world-class technology company. They develop a security solution to protect customer workloads whether they are running in data centers, in the cloud, or a hybrid of both. Their unified platform monitors workload activity, identifies activity patterns to build Application Dependency and allows customers to enforce security policies as close to the workloads as possible, in order to achieve micro-segmentation and zero-trust security.

Local or regional candidates are preferred, but will consider full remote throughout the US.

We are seeking motivated Software Engineers to join the team responsible for platforms software for physical appliance, virtual appliance and a service cloud offering. We work with C/C++, Python and Go and we go deep into Linux, TCP/IP networking, Virtualization and Kubernetes. We enjoy understanding complicated systems and integrating them in a way that makes our customers' life easier.

What You Will Do

Outstanding opportunity to contribute to different areas of the software development process- design and implement new features to enable platforms within new and existing environments. Understand a sophisticated distributed system that is running inside and write end to end tests for it. Help debug issues that come up in testing, as well as document, and present your work to colleagues and support engineers. In addition, you will have access to many experienced engineers who are always willing to help.

You are an ideal candidate if you have a solid background in Linux, Networking and Systems development. But above all, you will succeed with us by having a strong appetite to learn and a high sense of ownership a commit to quality.

Your day-to-day job will include

  • Working with other team members to craft and develop new platform features for the platform
  • Understanding existing features and maintaining them in response to customer requests or bug reports
  • Delivering high quality code with tests and documentation
  • Writing and maintaining end-to-end tests for the platform features
  • Presenting your work to teammates and training engineers to support the features you implement
  • Reviewing code from other teammates


You are an ideal candidate if you have a solid background in Linux, Networking and Systems development. But above all, you will succeed with us by having a strong appetite to learn and a high sense of ownership a commit to quality.

Required skills

  • Strong CS foundation (algorithms, data-structures, etc.)
  • Experience with networking concepts (TCP/IP, Routing, load-balancing, etc.)
  • Experience with using and debugging Linux environments
  • BS degree in CS
  • High attention to detail and insistence on quality
  • Self-motivation to learn

You are ahead if you have

  • Debugging skills and familiarity with code debugging tools
  • Experience with C/C++, Python and Go
  • Experience with Configuration management tools such as Ansible/Terraform
  • Experience with hypervisor technologies such as KVM and libvirt
  • Experience with public cloud providers such as AWS/Azure/GCP/OCI
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • MS degree in CS

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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