Network Software Engineer

As a Network Software Engineer at Network Perception, you will lead the design and implementation of a state-of-the-art network modeling solution that is a core part of our software products. This position combines in-depth knowledge about networking protocols and access control algorithms with extensive software engineering practice and the ability to implement reliable software modules with highly-usable APIs. Network Perception is an exciting high growth early stage technology company that has launched two innovative and cutting-edge products in the network security industry. The company was founded at the University of Illinois by a team of industry leading security experts.


• Lead the implementation of a network modeling module

• Analyze complex requirements and identify efficient design options

• Build reusable code and libraries for future use

• Optimize the application for maximum speed and scalability

• Implement security and data protection

• Design and implement data storage solutions

• Collaborate as a full time member of the software development team

• Participate in code reviews and research discussions

• Support quality assessment operations and technical requests from developers and users


• Strong analytical and problem solving skills

• In-depth knowledge about networking protocols and the TCP/IP stack

• Perfect understanding of access control lists, address translation, tunneling, and standard routing protocols

• Strong expertise in Python and large code base

• Fluent with Unix toolset and Git

• Solid experience with test-driven development

• BS or MS in Computer Science (or related) with at least 5 years of relevant experience

Additional experience highly desirable:

• Experience with high-performance computing, scalable memory allocation, and/or task scheduling

• Knowledge of high-performance programming language such as C++ or Golang

• Excellent ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design proposals and discuss options

• Strong knowledge of formal methods and software verification

• Experience with computer security and secure programming

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Network Perception is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.