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Principal Engineer- Networking background is must

Company: SonicWall
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

SonicWall delivers Boundless Cybersecurity for the hyper-distributed era in a work reality where everyone is remote, mobile, and unsecure. SonicWall safeguards organizations mobilizing for their new business normal with seamless protection that stops the most evasive cyberattacks across boundless exposure points and increasingly remote, mobile, and cloud-enabled workforces. By knowing the unknown, providing real-time visibility and enabling breakthrough economics, SonicWall closes the cybersecurity business gap for enterprises, governments and SMBs worldwide. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.
Ready to do your part in the cyber arms race? SonicWall offers fun, high-energy work environments at the leading edge of technology, networking, and cybersecurity. Whether you're in sales, marketing, engineering, product management, technical support, or finance, you'll have real opportunities to help protect more than 500,000 organizations across the globe. If you're ready for a career that can impact change - and not just another job - join one of the committed and enthusiastic SonicWall teams in offices around the world.
We are seeking a Senior Engineer to join our mission-critical Network Security Management product engineering team. In this role, you will build new features and enhancements to the existing product line and work on our network management platform that touches all our products. Experience with firewalls or other networking hardware products in a software environment will be important to the success of this new hire. You'll work in a cloud environment and utilize your database and cloud platform skills as you build features using Java, Golang, python, and microservice architecture. We are a collaborative team, and you'll have co-workers around the world as you develop SonicWall products of the future.

  • Design and develop new software features with limited supervision.
  • Comfortable multi-tasking in a fast-paced, agile team environment.
  • Make the right judgment calls to deliver features on time, with the highest level of quality, in the best interest of the customer.
  • Facilitate problem diagnosis and prompt resolution for issues reported by customers.
  • Maintain existing software features by implementing enhancements and fixing bugs.
  • Collaborate with other engineers on code reviews, test case reviews, and process enhancements.
  • Write functional and design specifications, and work with technical publications team for documentation needs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Ability to work with different groups, teams and projects.


    • MS in computer science or engineering or related field with 7+ years of software development experience or bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering or related field with 10+ years of software development experience.
    • Strong systems experience with modern Linux distros - Solid experience with modern programming languages & tools like Golang, Java.
    • Experience with REST API development.
    • Strong experience in modern SQL and noSQL databases, such as mongoDB, MySQL and Redis - Basic cloud exposure to AWS or Azure platforms.
    • Experience with Virtualization platforms like VMware or HyperV.
    • Ability to quickly troubleshoot and resolve issue.


      • Prior knowledge and experience building large scale systems based on micro-services architecture.
      • Prior experience with Capacity Planning and Performance testing.
      • Prior knowledge and experience managing Kubernetes based application deployments.
      • Familiarity with DevOps principles.
      • Scripting exposure like Python, Shell scripts.

        Compensation varies based on location and work being performed. The starting pay range for a candidate selected for this position is generally within the range of $168,914.20 - $285,858.00 for annual base salary. Employees may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses and commissions. The successful candidate's actual pay will also be based on qualifications and experience, so the actual starting pay may be above or below this range.
        The Company also offers a comprehensive, flexible and competitive benefits program. It provides access to programs that can be tailored to meet the personal health and financial well-being needs of our employees and their families. The Company offers medical, vision and dental coverage, and health savings accounts; mental health support, time off to relax and recharge through our paid holidays, vacation and personal time off; and a retirement savings plan with Roth features.
        SonicWall is an equal opportunity employer.
        We are committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnicity (including but not limited to hair texture and protected hairstyles), ancestry, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, religious creed, physical or mental disability (including actual or perceived disability), medical condition (including HIV/AIDS), pregnancy, perceived pregnancy and pregnancy related conditions, genetic information, marital status, political affiliation or activities, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault, or stalking, veteran status or participation in the uniformed military services of the United States, including the National Guard, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
        At SonicWall, we pride ourselves on recruiting a diverse mix of talented people and providing active security solutions in 100+ countries.
        #Microservice Architecture
        #REST API
        #Linux distros
        #Virtualization platforms

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