Riverbed Technology, Inc.

  • Technical Director / Principal Engineer

    Job Locations US-CA-Sunnyvale
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  • Company Overview

    With a powerful combination of Digital Experience, Cloud Networking, and Cloud Edge solutions, Riverbed – The Digital Performance Company –  provides a modern IT architecture for the digital enterprise, delivering new levels of operational agility and visibility, while dramatically accelerating business performance and outcomes. As businesses transform digitally and experiment with new technologies, they partner with Riverbed to push boundaries, increase performance, and rethink possible.


    Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue and 30,000+ customers – including 98% of the Fortune 100 and 100% of the Forbes Global 100.

    About this Position


    Technical Director / Principal Engineer



    • Research various technologies and solutions as you design new features for our existing products.
    • Opportunity to work with the many other great engineering teams across Riverbed to ensure our solutions all work together.
    • Thrive on customer and support contact.  Our team works closely with customers and support engineers to resolve existing issues as well as how our product could be improved for our wide variety of customers.



    • BE/BTech or ME/Mtech in CS from reputed institute/college/university
    • Strong C/C++ programming experience with strong debugging skills
    • Understanding of multi-threaded programming environments
    • Minimum 7 years’ experience in user-facing application/enterprise development
    • A computer science background (BS or Masters)
    • Fluency in JavaScript and experience with basic frameworks such as YUI, jQuery, etc. is required
    • Perl or Python are required  
    • Experience with browser-side MVC and modern templating frameworks such as Angular, Polymer, React, Backbone, Handlebars, etc is important 
    • Solid backend design experience
    • Automation experience is plus


    Additional desirable qualifications:

    • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Perl or Python
    • Experience with networking and security protocols
    • Work with high performance distributed systems and databases
    • Experience with REST, web development skills including HTML and Javascript
    • Experience with appliance configuration management and clustering technologies
    • System level programming and platform knowledge

    About Riverbed

    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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