Linux Virtual Enforcement Node (VEN) System Engineer

Company Description

Illumio delivers adaptive security for every computing environment, protecting the 80 percent of data center and cloud traffic missed by the perimeter. The company’s Adaptive Security Platform™ visualizes application traffic and delivers continuous, scalable, and dynamic policy and enforcement to every bare-metal server, VM, and container in data centers and public clouds. Using Illumio, enterprises such as Morgan Stanley, Plantronics, NTT, King Entertainment, and Creative Artists Agency have achieved secure application and cloud migration, environmental segmentation, high-value application protection from breaches and threats, and compliance with no changes to applications or infrastructure

Job Description

As a senior Linux Systems engineer you will be a member of the Illumio VEN engineering team working on cutting-edge flexible security products for protecting our customers from cyber threats.

You will be responsible for designing a light-weight VEN and it’s functionality on the Linux platform. The Virtual Enforcement Node’s functions are to:

To inspect the environment on the workload it manages

Communicate this information to the Policy Compute Engine (PCE)

Download the policy from the PCE


Qualifications

Must Have:

5-10 Years Linux application development.

Solid networking fundamentals (L2-L7)

Understanding of the Linux Networking stack and the ability to create applications using native OS socket layer (TCP/IP socket programming).

Proven experience developing/shipping and supporting enterprise level applications using C/C++.

Experience developing applications on at least one of the following Linux distribution (RedHat/CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu, SUSE Enterprise)

Linux scripting experience using bash, Python, or Perl.

Nice to Have:

Git

Artifactory

Make

Scrum/Agile

Experience with C++ STL

Algorithms and graph theory in C++.

Understanding of Linux Netfilter (iptables/ipset/conntrack and interfaces into the Linux Kernel) lower level implementation details and relationship/interaction with the kernel TCP stack.

Linux Kernel network driver development

FreeBSD firewalling.

Additional Information

About Illumio:

Illumio discovers and contains cyber vulnerabilities inside the datacenter. Illumio reduces the surface area of attack by securing the 80 percent of data center and cloud traffic missed by the perimeter. The Illumio Adaptive Security Platform (ASP) visualizes application traffic and delivers continuous, scalable and dynamic policy and enforcement to every bare-metal server, VM and container in data center and public cloud infrastructure. Organizations such as Morgan Stanley, Plantronics, NTT, King Entertainment, and Creative Artists Agency are using Illumio to enable cloud migration, achieve DevOps speed and segment applications and environments for compliance or segmentation. Founded in January 2013, Illumio has raised $142.5 million from leading enterprise software investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Accel Partners, General Catalyst, BlackRock Funds, as well as industry leaders such as Jerry Yang, Marc Benioff and Microsoft Chairman John W. Thompson.


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