Full-Time

Senior Software Engineer

Network Core Datapath

Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean

1,001-5,000 employees

Cloud computing services for developers

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Expertise with languages like Go, C, C++ along with scripting skills. Go is a plus.
  • Experience developing scalable, resilient and fault-tolerant network software for highly distributed systems.
  • Understanding of the OSI network model.
  • Hands-on experience working on Linux networking including tools for network I/O performance tuning is a huge plus.
  • Bonus: Prior development experience around firewalls, web security, IDP/IPS, eBPF, XDP, development of datapath for packet routing and forwarding is a huge plus!
  • Ability to self-organize, take ownership, initiative and clearly communicate intent.
  • Be ready and responsible for taking complex challenges that come up in a fast-paced environment.
Responsibilities
  • Designing and building highly efficient scalable services for network datapath features such as Virtual Private Cloud, Floating IPs, and internal tooling for the virtual network stack.
  • Working on new architecture initiatives to optimize the virtual networking stack and reduce CAPEX / OPEX.
  • Solving network performance problems using distributed systems concepts to reduce bottlenecks and failures across global regions.
  • Addressing data modeling challenges related to IP addresses, IPv6 transition, and core network primitives.
  • Debugging and troubleshooting complex production issues in real-time across datacenters and enhancing automation.
  • Participating in improving visibility on various network metrics.

DigitalOcean provides cloud computing services with predictable pricing, robust documentation, and scalability, catering to developers, startups, and small to medium-sized businesses. The company emphasizes simplicity, community, open source, and customer support to minimize infrastructure management and drive business growth.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.5B

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

26%

2 year growth

70%

Benefits

Remote-first

Full health coverage

Wellness coverage

Flexible vacation time

Team-building & social events

401(k) plans

ESPP

Education support

Partner support

Employee giving