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Riverbed Technology, Inc. Senior Software Engineer - SteelCentral in Cambridge, Massachusetts

With a powerful combination of Digital Experience, Cloud Networking, and Cloud Edge solutions, Riverbed – The Digital Performance Company – provides a modern IT architecture for the digital enterprise, delivering new levels of operational agility and visibility, while dramatically accelerating business performance and outcomes. As businesses transform digitally and experiment with new technologies, they partner with Riverbed to push boundaries, increase performance, and rethink possible

Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue and 30,000+ customers – including 98% of the Fortune 100 and 100% of the Forbes Global 100.

The SteelCentral NetProfiler product analyzes millions of network flows every minute, saving the data in a highly optimized proprietary database and performing real-time analysis. Real-time analytics detect network operations and security anomalies to alert network administrators before customers are calling for help. With highly configurable dashboards and flexible traffic reporting capabilities, NetProfiler is a go-to network visibility tool for network managers at Fortune 500 companies around the world.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, high energy Software Engineer to join the team and contribute to the design and implementation of the NetProfiler products core processing and reporting components. You will contribute to all phases of the product development cycle including: requirements definition, functional specification, implementation, and maintenance.


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Math, or Engineering

  • 5+ years of development experience using C and/or C++ in a Linux environment

  • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, multithreading, and distributed systems

  • Knowledge of SQL and databases such as MySQL and PostgreSQL

  • Strong programming, debugging, and data analysis skills

  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Perl, Python, and Bash


+ + Significant experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop, HBase, Mongo DB, or Vertica

  • Networking domain knowledge with technologies such as: TCP/UDP, SNMP, VoIP, NetFlow, SDN, VPN, tunnels, routing, switching, and NAT

Successful candidates have excellent communication skills and understand how to see projects through to completion.

Why Riverbed Technology?

Riverbed offers a rewarding experience of working with the best minds in the industry that are changing the world through cutting edge technology and applications. We are proud of our great culture that continuously fosters innovation, collaboration, and diverse work environments. We remain committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the most diverse group of talent to better serve our customers.

Learn more about Riverbed:

Riverbed is proud to be an affirmative action (AA) and equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


Req No.: 2018-4839

External Company Name: Riverbed Technology, Inc.

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