Software Engineer SD-WAN

Job Locations US-CA-Sunnyvale
Req No.
Software Engineering

Company Overview

Riverbed solutions help companies transition from legacy hardware to a new software-defined and cloud-centric approach to networking and application delivery for the digital age. The Riverbed Application Performance Platformtakes Riverbed’s SD-WAN solution for agile networking that really works, and adds to this digital backbone industry-leading solutions for WAN optimization and hybrid networking, for branch IT orchestration, and for end-to-end visibility from device to cloud. All these solutions are integrated in a flexible, modular, digital architecture that delivers any apps, data and services from any public or private cloud across any network to any end-point, with the best possible user experience as determined by business policy.


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

Riverbed is actively seeking Software Engineers to help build the next generation infrastructure for our products. We are looking for developers with an interest in Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network Function Virtualization(NFV), Storage Virtualization and Performance tuning in VM-based systems. As a member of this team, you will be in charge of designing and implementing software components that run in the cloud as well as on appliances across the control, management and data planes.


Job Requirements:

  • Experienced Python/C programmer with strong debugging skills on Linux.
  • Hands on programming experience in both user and Linux kernel space.
  • Development experience in multiple stacks including: networking, hardware and middleware.
  • Network function virtualization, QEMU, KVM
  • Enthusiastic positive personality
  • Two to four years experience


Additional Qualifications:

• Programming in distributed systems and high-availability
• MS/PhD in CS, EE or related area or equivalent experience


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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