• Platform Software Engineer

    Job Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 5 months ago(3/19/2018 2:34 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Employee Type
    R- Regular
    Full Time / Part Time
    Full Time
    Product Development
  • Overview

    Trend Micro: Securing Your Connected World

    Trend Micro, the world’s largest independent security software company, strives to make the world a safer place by protecting digital information. Our solutions for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered security to protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with innovative technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and security that fits an evolving ecosystem. Our solutions are supported by over 5000 employees in over 50 countries and powered by the world’s most advanced cloud-based global threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™.


    Trend Micro TippingPoint is a market leading provider of in-line Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) and Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW); with well over 6,000 global organizations trusting HP TippingPoint with securing their most vital assets. TippingPoint products are based on high-speed ASIC & FPGA technologies, leveraging state-of-the-art multiprocessing, multi-threaded architecture required to provide low-latency, high-throughput inspection of attacks across multi-gigabit Ethernet networks.


    Platform developers are responsible for providing the operational software infrastructure necessary for efficient, robust, and highly-available network security applications. This includes implementing device drivers, porting operating systems, interfacing with custom ASICs and FPGAs, creating and managing APIs for hardware interaction, handling device bring-up and shutdown, and debugging interactions between hardware and software. The candidate should be comfortable working in a cross-functional team involving hardware and FPGA design, quality assurance, system architecture, and external ASIC and operating system vendors.


    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
    • Minimum 2-4 years experience

    Minimum Requirements

    • Experience developing software for embedded systems
    • Experience in multi-threaded software design on multi-core systems
    • Strong programming in C, working experience with C++
    • Experience using real-time debuggers to track down issues in code
    • Ability to read and understand hardware datasheets
    • Knowledge of Linux kernel
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience driving root cause analysis investigations
    • Passion for execution in a fast-paced, high-performance work environment

    Preferred Experience

    • Embedded Linux development
    • (SMP & AMP)
    • Kernel space & User space
    • GDB
    • Experience with x86 architecture
    • Experience with driver development
    • Experience with PCI/PCI-E, I2C, IPMI, and other bus interfaces
    • Experience with hardware bring up
    • Experience writing hardware diagnostic test code

    Trend Micro provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Trend Micro does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy and childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care leave status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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