Senior Staff Software Engineer

Engineering - HQ (Santa Clara, CA) Santa Clara, California


We are seeking a  Staff Engineer/Senior Staff Engineer for our GigaSMART Security team. The candidate will be working as part of a dynamic team and be responsible for architecting, designing, and implementing security related technologies. The candidate will work with cross-functional groups to contribute to products specifications, software architecture and design. The successful candidate must be comfortable working in a very fast paced environment.


  • Help develop innovative network security solutions to expand Gigamon portfolio
  • Contribute to overall product requirements, architecture and design
  • Propose designs/solutions to meet requirements for new products
  • Conduct feasibility analysis for proposed solutions
  • Produce functional specifications and design documents
  • Mentor junior engineers in software development, technology and processes


  • Minimum MSEE/CS with 7-15 years of software development experience in networking, Software architecture, design and more than 5 years in the security space.
  • Proven successful technical leadership experience in Network Security technologies
  • In depth knowledge of Proxy, Firewalls, IDS, IPS, Data protection, encryption solutions and authentication systems (LDAP, SAML, etc)
  • Knowledge of Enterprise/Service Provider Network Security Deployments
  • Proficient in Internet and Security protocols especially TCP/IP, HTTPS, SSL/TLS and Key Management
  • Hands on experience with multi-core, multi-process/multi-threaded systems
  • Expert in C/C++ coding.
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills and strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to work in a high-achieving team or independently.