Riverbed Technology, Inc.

  • Firmware Engineer (mid-level)

    Job Locations RO-cluj
    Req No.
  • 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 Platform™ takes 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

    Learn how to build the network of tomorrow with SD-WAN. Riverbed is changing the way networks are operated around the world with our SteelConnect product. In 2016, we were the first vendor to bring an application-defined approach to SD-WAN with Riverbed SteelConnect and our Cluj engineering team is at the center of it all.

    We are looking for a Firmware Engineer for the SteelConnect product. You’ll be a member of Riverbed’s SteelConnect Engineering team in Cluj-Napoca, helping to drive innovative and creative solutions for this strategically important offering to our SMB and Enterprise customers. You will be joining a talented team of industry experts and skilled developers. Here you will be encouraged to use your imagination. You will be guided by our core values and you will be supported by some of the best minds in tech.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Maintain and improve the embedded Linux firmware environment for our range of Riverbed’s SteelConnect networking appliances.
    • Participate in design and implementation of SD-WAN features, based on requirements and customer use case stories.
    • Support QA and automation engineering teams to maintain automated test coverage for new features.
    • Perform design and peer code review.
    • Write unit and component tests.
    • Participate in triage, diagnosis, and resolution of identified defects.
    • Work with remote teams.


    Job Requirements

    • Solid experience with C and/or C++ in an embedded Linux environment.
    • Experience in hands-on development and troubleshooting on embedded targets.
    • Experience interfacing with hardware design and development.
    • Experience with agile software development, unit testing, peer code review and continuous integration.
    • Understanding of networking, TCP/IP and related protocols. Layer 2 vs Layer 3 related knowledge is ideal (STP, 802.1q, OSPF, BGP etc.).
    • Comfortable using Git.
    • Deep understanding of Linux system architecture.
    • Familiar with GNU toolchain, make files, and shell scripting.


    Skills and Qualifications

    • Scripting languages.
    • Web Backend.
    • Continuous integration and continuous delivery.
    • Open Source.
    • Atlassian Stack.
    • As an individual contributor, you are ambitious and driven.
    • You are excited about the opportunity to work with smart people on complex challenges.
    • You’re a natural team player, inquisitive, and enjoy dissecting and tackling hard problems (the more challenging the better).

    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.

    Learn more at www.riverbed.com.


    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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