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Embedded Software Developer

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Job Description

Fortinet is looking for C Developers with a passion to improve and expand the rich feature set of our FortiGate firewall. You will join a dedicated team that is creating a compelling and innovative Unified Threat Management feature set (Anti-Virus, Web Filter, Data Leak Prevention and Anti-Spam). You love tackling challenging problems and take pride in writing clean, well thought-out code. You use and create tools that improve development processes, allowing you to focus on development. Most of all, you are driven to learn and grow -- making your work rewarding and FortiGate the best it can be for our users.

Job Responsibilities:

As a software developer at Fortinet, you will:
    • Implement and maintain software that drives our UTM feature set • Stay on top of new developments in application-layer protocols and software development and suggest improvements within the team • Promote best practices within the team and organization • Provide product improvement suggestions while using Fortinet firewalls on a daily basis • Research, investigate and define new areas of technology to enhance existing product or new product directions; re-evaluate the design and implementation of current source code

Job Skills Required:
    • 5+ years of C/C++ experience • Capable of switching focus in various situations and applying themselves to quickly learning new technologies and adopting new methodologies • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills • Experience developing software in a Linux or UNIX-like environment • Experience with TCP/IP, firewalls, application-layer network software • The ideal candidate has good knowledge of TCP/IP, POSIX APIs, and has a strong grasp of sockets. • Experience using source control software (SVN, git or others)

    • Understanding of networking and security concepts • Experience with scripting is a plus (shell, Python, Perl) • Basic understanding of Linux or UNIX-like server/system management

Educational Requirements:
    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience



About Fortinet

Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and the market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Our products and subscription services provide broad, integrated and high-performance protection against dynamic security threats while simplifying the IT security infrastructure. Our customers include enterprises, service providers and government entities worldwide, including the majority of the 2010 Fortune Global 100. Fortinet’s flagship FortiGate product delivers ASIC-accelerated performance and integrates multiple layers of security designed to help protect against application and network threats. Fortinet’s broad product line goes beyond UTM to help secure the extended enterprise – from endpoints, to the perimeter and the core, including databases and applications. Fortinet is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., with offices around the world.



Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-26

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