Sr Software Engineer - Cloud Security Appliance

Netskope   •  

Los Altos, CA

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 235 days ago

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ob Duties

Netskope Cloud Data Plane engineers work on architecting and designing the most scalable, high-performance data plane processing 10+ Gbps of traffic, performing deep inspection to detect activities, evaluate advanced policies like DLP and perform policy actions like encryption, quarantine and legal hold all at line rate.

In this job you will: 

  • Design and develop cloud security features for Netskope Physical and Virtual Appliance
  • Use advanced data structures and algorithms in C, C++, Python
  • Build services that inspect various network protocols such as HTTP at line rate
  • Analyze data in real-time to provide security
  • Perform deep inspection of traffic in near real time
  • Work on features like DLP and Encryption
  • Build sophisticated key management algorithms


  • 5+ years of industry experience building high-performance data plane services
  • Experience in network and web securitytechnologies (firewalls, web security, IDP / IPS, DNS based security, etc.)
  • Programming mastery in C/C++ and Python
  • Strong understanding of computer architecture – multi-threading, CPU scheduling, memory management
  • Good fundamentals of TCP, SSL, HTTP protocols
  • Good understanding of algorithms and data structure to implement Real-time inline data processing
  • Expert knowledge of Linux at a systems level, including access control
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills using debuggers like gdb and tools like Valgrind
  • Knowledge of Docker / containerization is a big plus
  • Proponent of TDD a big plus, knowledge of various unit testing frameworks
  • BS Computer Science or equivalent required, MS Computer Science strongly preferred.