Sr. Linux Software Engineer

AnchorFree Inc
Menlo Park, CA
May 07, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Businesses & Consultants
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

AnchorFree is looking for talented Linux Software Engineer


Help to create radically new product that will change how people share content.

Develop both client-side and server-side components on multiple platforms.

Be responsible for all aspects of software development including design, coding, testing, and debugging.

Support software QA and optimize I/O performance.

Provide post production support.

Assess third party and open source software.


Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or related field.

Strong C programming skills.

Extensive experience developing user-space applications for Linux.

Strong TCP/IP socket programming and multi-threaded development experience.

In addition experience in developing at least one of the following:

Event-driven software.

Embedded software (RTOS, OpenWRT, DDWRT, etc.).


Kernel-space modules.

Software components for WiFi, Zeroconf/Bonjour/UPnP with SSDP.

AnchorFree Compensation and Benefits:
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Excellent employee stock option plan
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Free food and drinks
  • Foosball, Gym and showers, Pool table, Table Tennis
  • FREE Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401k
  • Easy Access to Caltrain and Light Rail (free pass)
  • New Laptop (mac or pc) and Monitor
  • Employee discounts on HP, Apple and Verizon

Company Description
AnchorFree is a mission driven, high growth consumer focused Company funded by bluechip investors. AnchorFree has been shaping Internet Freedom, online privacy, and security, impacting millions of users in 190 countries. The AnchorFree product, Hotspot Shield application is used worldwide for gaining access to all of the world's information, Internet privacy, and Wi-Fi security. Hotspot Shield played a key role in every major global event of the last five years. During the Arab Spring Hotspot Shield enabled millions of Egyptians to gain free access to social media, which was otherwise censored. This year in Turkey within 72 hours of the Turkish government blocking access to Twitter, more that 1.5 million Turks downloaded Hotspot Shield to gain the freedom to get to Twitter...Hotspot Shield was a key tool used during the London Olympics and during the World Cup to gain access to all global content and played a material role in securing users from large malware attacks and general security and privacy threats. Funded by $63 million from Goldman Sachs, Bert Roberts (the former CEO and chairman of MCI), Esther Dyson (Board Director WPP and Yandex), Doug Maine (former CFO of IBM), and Subrah Iyar (founder of Webex), AnchorFree is focused on bringing online privacy and freedom to the next billion Internet users.

Learn more about us here:

AnchorFree website:
Hotspot Shield website:

Menlo Park, CA


Sat, 6 May 2017 10:53:14 PDT