Software Engineer
OpenDNS - San Francisco, CA

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About OpenDNS : OpenDNS is an Internet security company that’s transforming the way IT departments secure their networks, and more importantly, their users. In 2012 OpenDNS launched Umbrella, a new line of cloud-delivered Internet security services that, for the first time ever, allow IT departments to extend security off the network and actually protect users wherever they roam. OpenDNS built Umbrella on top of our rock-solid foundation: the world’s most loved and trusted DNS service that’s used today by 50 million people around the world.

Working at OpenDNS means being surrounded by passionate, intelligent and creative people that are determined to disrupt the Internet security industry with endless innovation, world-class research and unrivaled products and services. It’s a place where the best ideas are quickly transformed into products, features, campaigns and company-wide practices, so it won’t be long before you witness the results of your hard work. But don’t just take our word for it. We’ve seen nearly 100% year-over-year usage growth, have been cash flow positive since 2007, and we carry the endorsement of leading VC firms Sequoia Capital and Greylock Partners and thousands of happy customers.

About the Role: OpenDNS is looking for Software Engineers!

You could work with the people who:
Served 40 Billion DNS Queries

Released the first DNS encryption client in the world

Delivered the first cloud based Active Directory integration

We're looking for cross-functional engineers who want to learn new tools/languages and contribute to great software products.

We code together, design together and move quickly toward team goals with demonstrable results.

If you are eager to grow your skillset and learn new concepts in software design, this may be the position for you.

Develop desktop applications for both enterprise and end users

Develop C/C++/C# code for enterprise products

Maintain and improve existing C/C++/C# code for production products

Develop production web code using PHP, Javascript and JQuery

Contribute to design discussions with the team

React quickly and effectively to deliver an exceptional customer experience

Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in CS/related field or commensurate experience

A strong interest in growing your production level architecture experience

Solid understanding of multithreading

Solid debugging experience

3-6 years in C/C++ or C#

Experience in production web design

Understanding of .Net

Interest in iterating quickly on a design to rapidly move it toward production

Desirable, not required:
Experience in Perl, bash or other scripting languages

Linux (gcc) C\C++



Active Directory




Did we mention the perks? Our offices are located just a block away from Caltrain and MUNI in the thriving tech hub of SOMA, San Francisco so you’re surrounded by like-minded people and just walking distance from tons of popular restaurants and cafes. The office is rich with open spaces for collaboration, the latest tech tools and toys and a fully stocked kitchen to help you recharge. Come work with us, and be part of the team that’s revolutionizing Internet security.

No recruiters or principals, please