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Staff Software Engineer

Milpitas, CA 
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Strong C programming development skills, Strong and in depth Linux development skills, Working knowledge of any one of these networking concepts: TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, RPC, DNS, DHCP, 
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Title: Staff Software Engineer
Location: Milpitas, CA

The Company

Join one of the fastest growing companies in high technology.  FireEye is transforming the IT security landscape to combat the next generation of cyber-attacks.

Ranked #4 on the Deloitte 2012 Technology Fast 500 in North America, FireEye has been featured in BusinessWeek, Bloomberg TV, The Wall Street Journal, Fox News and several other mainstream media and continues to transform the security industry with its unique technology to stop advanced cyber- attacks.  FireEye is the recipient of the Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award as well as the JPMorgan Chase Hall of Innovation Award.

The unique FireEye platform provides the industry’s leading cross-enterprise threat protection technology to dynamically identify and block cyber-attacks in real time. The core of the FireEye platform is a signature-less, virtual machine-based security engine and a cloud-based threat intelligence network, which help organizations protect their assets across all primary threat vectors, including Web, email, and file. The FireEye platform is deployed in over 40 countries and more than 900 customers and partners, including over 100 of the Fortune 500. FireEye’s customers include leading enterprises in a diverse set of industries, including telecommunications providers, financial services entities, Internet search engines, social networking sites, stock exchanges, electrical grid operators, networking vendors, and oil and gas companies, as well as leading governmental agencies.  Join the team that is protecting the world from the next generation of cyber-attacks!

Job Description:

We are seeking seasoned senior software developers with the passion and experience necessary to design, develop, and support The FireEye’s leading edge product suites.


  • Development of the next generation network security and threat management product suite
  • Ownership of significant areas of the code for both new feature/functionality development as well as to maintain/redesign of the existing areas of the product
  • Continuous focus and contribution in the areas of performance, availability & scalability, reliability, and maintainability of the product
  • Active participation in our ongoing process enhancements and software development practices
  • Design and develop the common management interface and the central management system for the product
  • Active participation in customer/partner design meetings and general engagements


  • Strong C programming development skills
  • Strong and in depth Linux development skills
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Working knowledge of any one of these networking concepts: TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, RPC, DNS, DHCP,…
  • Excellent inter-personal and teamwork skills
  • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting, & analysis skills
  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent experience

FireEye, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Jim Lawrence
FireEye, Inc.
1390 McCarthy Blvd
Milpitas, CA 95035
Fax: (408) 321-9818