Systems Network Engineer

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Mindsource is seeking a Network Engineer for one of our Direct Clients based in Silicon Valley / San Deigo, CA. If interested, please drop your resume to [email protected]  

Title: Network Engineer
Location: Cupertino, CA / San Deigo , CA 
Contract Type: W2 
Pay Range – $75-$85/HR W2 

The role is extremely cross-functional, and you will work with API frameworks teams, network device driver teams, privacy and security teams, etc. 


Key Qualifications 

  • Deep understanding of BSD Kernel networking stack design and architecture 
  • Strong low-level system programming skills 
  • Should be able to disassemble and look at the assembly code for deeper insights 
  • Strong software design and development skills including C, and C++ programming language experience 
  • Knowledge of the TCP/IP suite of protocols (including IPv6) and APIs 
  • Familiarity with security protocols (like IPSec, TLS, etc.…) and understanding of threat models 
  • Experience with Unix networking, including sockets API 
  • Experience with software debugging tools like gdb/lldb, and dtrace 
  • Experience debugging networking issues using diagnostics tools like Wireshark, and tcptrace 


The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple assignments in parallel, and be self-driven to be effective in an environment with little overhead. The candidate also needs to show initiative, ability to take ownership of a problem area, and demonstrate an ability to understand the role of the group's technology in the larger context of the product and network environment. The position has cross-functional aspects, and you will need to show excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 

Education & Experience 

BS or higher education in Computer Science or equivalent networking software development experience 

Additional Requirements 

Preferred Experience:
– Mac OS and iOS development experience
– BSD Networking stack development experience
– Strong low level system software development experience


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