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Embedded Software Developer

Burnaby, BC
Full Time
Fortinet is offering an exciting opportunity and hiring an Intermediate Embedded Software Developer to help with our FortiAuthenticator product development. The FortiAuthenticator builds on the foundations of Fortinets Single Sign-On, adding a greater range of user identification methods and scalability.

The FortiAuthenticator is the gatekeeper of authorization into the Fortinet-secured enterprise network identifying users, querying access permissions from third-party systems and communicating this information to FortiGates and other devices on the network in order to enforce user policies.

Job Responsibilities

At Fortinet, you will be involved in the full development lifecycle of a product that has a real impact in reducing security threats. You will use your skills to design, develop, maintain and improve new and existing firmware components that are the backbone of the product, such as:
    • Authentication daemons • High-availability and load-balancing components • Single Sign On services • Cryptographic operations • System services

Desired Skills and Experience
    • 3+ years of software development in a Unix/Linux environment • Excellent C/C++ programming • Experience with network programming (TCP/IP) • Experience with cryptography and/or authentication protocols (RADIUS, LDAP, SAML, Kerberos) • Experience using source control software (SVN, Git) • Experience with Python programming

Desired Personal Attributes:
    • Positive attitude • Nimble mind • Superior problem solving • High motivation to succeed • Good communicator

Educational Requirements
    • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience.


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