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C or C++ Hardware Solutions Architect, GFI Software (Remote) - $100,000/year USD Full-time Job

1 year ago   IT & Telecoms   Lagos   519 views Reference: GELe3rAd698
Job Details

Are you a passionate C/C++ coder who is an expert at debugging software by diving deep to find the root cause of the underlying issues? Would you like to solve complex product issues and coordinate with hardware vendors to deliver optimal solutions that empower 35,000+ SMBs globally? As you read this, are you wondering whether it is possible to do so without sacrificing your love for coding? At GFI, we can make this happen!

SMBs form the backbone of an economy, accounting for 60-70% of all jobs in most OECD countries. GFI is committed to empowering SMBs by providing easy-to-use, business-essential network security and communication products that fit within the typical SMB budget. In this role, you will navigate the evolving IT landscape and customer requirements by coordinating with Hardware vendors to design solutions that best solve the customer’s needs and ensure that GFI remains the go-to solution for SMBs.

If you want to ascend to Enterprise Architect/CTO roles in the future and are looking for a step up in responsibilities by having end-to-end technical ownership of our hardware solutions products, we would love to hear from you!

What you will be doing

  • Deep diving and finding the root cause of complex product issues for our customers and debugging software and hardware
  • Creating test environments with complex, reusable network topologies within our lab for product testing and certification
  • Managing hardware and virtual devices in our physical lab, ESXI, Kubernetes or AWS

What you will NOT be doing

  • Code reviews and cleanup
  • Delegating coding tasks
  • Routine software implementation
  • Hardware electrical engineering

Key Responsibilities

  • Keep our suite of hardware solutions up-to-date and functional with the changing and challenging modern IT systems landscape.

Candidate Requirements

  • At least 5 years of C/C++ coding experience
  • At least 5 years of systems or network security programming experience
  • At least 5 years of experience with programming under Linux
  • Network management skills with experience in network virtualization, firewalls and VPN

Nice to have

  • Experience in Java, Jenkins, Docker, k8s
Company Description
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