enterprise-software cloud-computing paas
San Francisco, CA, United States

Core Platform Engineer


Job Title:        Core Platform Engineer

Location(s):   140 New Montgomery St, Ste. 1500, San Francisco, California, 94105


Apcera is the market leading enterprise-grade container management platform — driven by security and policy — that gives IT leaders the confidence and control to drive innovation and move faster, securely. Built for cloud-native as well as legacy applications, Apcera lets IT teams containerize, deploy, orchestrate and govern a vast range of workloads across on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments. Fully integrated and completely turnkey, only Apcera offers industry-leading agility and time-to-value without sacrificing security or control. Apcera enables key enterprise use cases including deploying Docker in production securely and at scale, legacy application modernization and hybrid cloud mobility. Global 2000 companies use Apcera to lower CapEx and OpEx, improve time to market and reduce risk.  Apcera was founded in 2012 and initially funded by Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins, and True Ventures among others. In 2014, however, Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) acquired a majority stake in Apcera which provided the company a deep strategic investment. Apcera is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information, visit www.apcera.com.


Develop security protocols in use inside and outside the Apcera platform.

Serve as a key member of the security team.

Responsible for working on security features such as Certificate management, route management,

authentication, and token generation.

Work within the Go community and write code in Go.

Work with the open source cryptographic community and with security leaders in the industry to improve and further harden the Apcera platform.

Make informed choices for security technologies.

Review code for secure practices and patterns.

Enhance and extend Apcera's flexible and powerful policy language.

Required Experience:

Master's degree in Computer Science, or related field (or foreign equivalent), plus two years of experience in the job offered, or in a related occupation.

Special Requirements:

Must possess knowledge or experience in (1) Virtualization and container technology and (2) Source control systems such as git.

Must possess 2+ years of experience in the following:

(1) Security features, such as authentication, encryption, key creation, token generation;

(2) Proven programming ability in Go or C;

(3) Unix/Linux;

(4) Writing unit and system tests;

(5) Network protocols, specifically TCP and HTTP; and

(6) REST.

Employment background checks may be required.

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