Overview Fortinet is seeking an Embedded Linux Software Engineer with the passion and experience necessary to design, develop, and support Fortinet’s leading edge product suites. If you enjoy taking ownership of special projects challenging yourself to be innovative and creative, this is the position for you. Join our team of enthusiastic engineers who will become leaders of Fortinet's next generation projects. Responsibilities This person will participate in the development and maintenance of the existing and next generation product suite. The candidate will be responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance or core platform modules of the appliances. The candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the software development life cycle for the applicable projects, including gathering requirements, design, implementation and deployment. This position requires software development skills focusing on embedded systems, system administration, scalability and performance.
Ownership of significant areas of the code for both new feature/functionality development as well as to maintain/redesign of the existing areas of the products
Continuous focus and contribution in the areas of performance, availability & scalability, reliability, and maintainability of the product Requirements
Strong Linux kernel programming skill
Strong programming skills in C in Linux environments
Strong knowledge of Linux system device drivers networking stack.
Experience with PCI(e)/Ethernet/I2C
Practical knowledge of Ethernet technology 1G/10G including the MAC and PHY
Experience working on Broadcom and Marvel switches and PHYs.
Experience in bringing up new 1G/10G Ethernet switch platforms
Experience with Broadcom (or other similar vendor's) SDK Expert knowledge of software development life cycle and methodology
Good knowledge of network security is a plus
Strong problem solving and debugging skills, ability to analyze complex multivariate problems and use a systematic approach to gain quick resolution
Excellent organizational skills including ability to manage own time effectively
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills Education Requirement B.S in CS or higher degree in CS or equivalent experience
Fortinet - 2 years ago