About the Position
The candidate will be a member of team of engineers developing Linux based network security appliances across the WatchGuard product line, including virtual environments. This individual will be expected to setup and conduct testing and QA tasks for all hardware and virtual platforms. We are looking for collaborative, highly driven, solutions oriented technical professionals that can anticipate problems before they happen and proactively fix things. Communication across multiple locations, time zones and teams are important. The candidate will report to the manager of the Platform Team.
A day in the life ...
You are in a pivotal role on a rapidly growing team on the forefront of network security. Your strong networking background and superb understanding of quality assurance principles will give you the foundation to succeed in this role. On a typical day, you will need to understand the current status of defects and possible fixes, and setup/manage test environments to perform testing and verification of fixes on multiple platforms. Most days are fast-paced and extremely challenging. You can expect to be interrupted and be responsive to requests from other teams and remote sites. Your ability to thrive in an ever-changing environment will give you the tools you need to navigate the stack of daily responsibilities.
Skills and Qualifications
Why Work for WatchGuard?
At WatchGuard we create smart security, simply done. We’re a leader in building cyber security hardware, wireless, and cloud solutions that protect small and midsize businesses, and distributed enterprises worldwide. Our award-winning network security solutions provide layered, enterprise-grade protection that is easy to deploy and manage. Whether you are an industry veteran, or at the beginning of your career, now is an amazing time to work in the security industry, and there’s never been a better time to be at WatchGuard.
We love solving the industry’s toughest challenges, and our innovation keeps our customers ahead of increasingly sophisticated hackers, which has fueled record revenues. We’re heavily reinvesting in the company and driving rapid acceleration across all aspects of our business. As a result, our employee base has nearly doubled in the last three years, organically and through acquisition.
Our company culture places intense focus on our customers and employees. From the newest employee to our CEO, you'll find that each person at WatchGuard embodies our core values: accountability, passion for success, community building, and maintaining a customer focus in all things.
WatchGuard Technologies is privately backed by equity firms Vector Capital and Francisco Partners, and has headquarters in Seattle, Washington, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Latin America.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to a diverse workforce
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