Front End Software Engineer

Job Locations US-NC-Cary
Req No.
Software Engineering

Company Overview

Riverbed gives Global Enterprise-wide insights to spur innovation, reduce the cost of running their business, and boost productivity at every level. Riverbed solutions provide greater agility, enhanced visibility, increased performance and improved efficiency.  Riverbed is the leader in Application, Network, and Cloud Performance infrastructure, delivering the most complete platform for Global Enterprises to ensure applications perform as expected, data is always available when needed, and performance issues can be proactively detected and resolved before impacting business performance. Riverbed is trusted by the world’s best brands for the delivery of superior application performance for their globally connected enterprises. 


Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue headquartered in San Francisco with branch offices around the globe.

About this Position

At Riverbed we’re building the next generation of infrastructure monitoring and troubleshooting applications. We’re focused on delivering exceptional experiences for our users and making complex problems look simple. We're looking for engineers who bring fresh ideas from all areas of expertise; including information retrieval,


What will you be doing?


  • Work within an agile team to design and build elegant web based enterprise applications that deliver always on value to our customers using modern frameworks and tools.
  • Design and implement new user-facing features within our products.
  • Optimize our web applications to maximize performance and to support diverse clients running applications both on desktop and on mobile platforms.
  • Participate in the full development life-cycle, helping teammates with design, implementation, and code review.




  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, computer engineering, math, physics, or equivalent experience.
  • Strong problem solving, data structure and algorithm development skills.
  • Strong knowledge of OO design & development, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and some other high-level programming language (preferably Java).
  • 5+ years of web focused software development experience.
  • 2+ years of experience developing single page JavaScript web applications using modern frameworks (AngularJS, Angular, React, etc.).
  • Experience interacting with and consuming data from RESTful APIs.


Bonus Points


  • Experience building large scale JavaScript web applications using Angular (2+).
  • Experience with JavaScript based tooling, build and bundling frameworks (Node.js, webpack, etc.)
  • Experience with CSS pre-processing tools such as LESS or Sass.
  • Knowledge of scalable web architectures and distributed systems.
  • Experience processing and visualizing large data sets.
  • Experience with infrastructure and/or application monitoring systems.
  • Knowledge of basic networking concepts (routing, switching, etc.) and communications protocols (IP, TCP, UDP, etc.)


About Riverbed

Why Riverbed Technology?


If you are a high-achiever who wants to be part of a dynamically growing, billion dollar plus company, then you should look closely at Riverbed.  We offer the rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. The company has been recognized multiple years for attracting and retaining today’s top talent as a great place to work by Glassdoor, Fortune magazine’s 20 Great Workplaces in Tech and by numerous other publications.


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Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.




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