Software Engineer, Product Development (Req # 209) Columbia, Maryland

Salary: USD0 - USD1 per year

As a member of the product integration team, the engineer works in conjunction with other developers and QA to deliver new releases of Sourcefire's Next Generation Firewall product line. This position involves

  • Maintaining and improving frameworks for product upgrades, patches, and hotfixes
  • Integrating Sourcefire software on third party operating systems and hardware
  • Working with developers to create and integrate customized upgrade scripts
  • Designing and implementing necessary changes to the product and build systems to fulfill government certification requirements
  • Resolving bugs related to upgrades and product integration
  • Scoping new features for new product releases
  • Writing feature requirement and design documents


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+¬†years commercial software development experience on a UNIX platform
  • String verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to learn new skills and apply them quickly
  • Experience with C, perl, and/or UNIX shell scripting
  • Experience administering Linux servers
  • Experience writing/editing¬†Makefiles
  • Strong Unix/Linux skills

In addition, the following skills/experience are desirable:

  • Familiarity with software packaging technologies such as RPM and Makeself
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP
  • Familiarity with network security devices (IDS/IPS and firewalls)
  • Familiarity with networking hardware and architecture