Senior Software Engineer
Qualys - Redwood City, CA

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As a member of the Qualys appliance engineering team you will be responsible for designing and developing C/C++ software for appliance security and communication with our cloud-based back-end. This opening is a chance to work at a rapidly growing computer security company with excellent growth rates.


Research, design and develop software which provides security mechanisms and enforcement for new services and products

Research, design and develop software which allows our appliances to communicate securely with our cloud-based back-end

Work with other engineering teams to support their systems and services

Work closely with product marketing and cross-functional teams in a growing engineering team


MS in computer science or related field

3 years of professional experience developing networking and security software

Strong proficiency in C, C++, Linux system programming, TCP/IP (including packet level) and application protocols, including HTTP

Strong understanding of computer security and network security, including SSL

Experience with object-oriented design and development

Experience with Linux-based debugging and troubleshooting, including gdb and Wireshark

Experience with virtualization software

Knowledge of securing coding principles

Additional skills:
Knowledge of scripting languages: Perl, Python, Lua

Experience with Curl, OpenSSL and SELinux

Experience with Linux system administration and configuration

Experience with Linux security configuration, including firewall setups

Experience with penetration testing and vulnerability scanning

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Qualys, Inc. is the leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) IT security risk and compliance management solutions. Qualys solutions...