Senior Software Development Engineer, Unix Systems

Company Description

Illumio, the leader in micro-segmentation, prevents the spread of breaches inside data center and cloud environments. Enterprises such as Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Salesforce, and Oracle NetSuite use Illumio to reduce cyber risk and achieve regulatory compliance. The Illumio Adaptive Security Platform® uniquely protects critical information with real-time application dependency and vulnerability mapping coupled with micro-segmentation that works across any data center, public cloud, or hybrid cloud deployment on bare-metal, virtual machines, and containers. For more information, visit or follow us @illumio.

Job Description

As a Senior Engineer on the VEN Platform team, you will write end-point software and own and design features for the Virtual Enforcement Node, from concept, design, development to release and support, as well as provide company-wide engineering leadership on Unix platforms.
You will work directly with various Engineering teams, Product Management and customers to bring desired features to market. Your software is part of a distributed system running on some of the most critical and sensitive application workloads across the globe, in order to enforce security policies within the Illumio Adaptive Security Platform. Your C++ code will contribute to a lean agent that delivers security by building on proven, pre-existing mechanisms inside Unix operating systems (Linux, Solaris, AIX). You will bring expertise in building system services combined with extensive Unix platform knowledge that can be leveraged to build innovative solutions and services


You are highly skilled at solving problems, are motivated and self-driven, and are ready to work with a small, senior, strong team of engineers in a quickly growing company:
* ~10+ years of experience in Unix systems API software development
* Strong Linux knowledge required; AIX and Solaris experience is highly desirable.
* Solid networking fundamentals (L2-L7); SDN and encapsulation experience desirable.
* Deep understanding of the IPFilter and/or IPTables; open-source firewalls is desirable
* Experience developing multi-threaded and multi-process applications
* Solid experience with high performance and scalable systems
* Languages: Strong C++, C

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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