Senior Software Engineer - Network Security

Lincoln, NE
Engineering /
Infrastructure /
About the role
This is a software development role that gives the opportunity of championing the design of path-breaking information security products that address key gaps in security for the Internet of Things. Xage’s product is a unique application of blockchain technology, which leverages the decentralization properties to put adversaries in a position of disadvantage. The role is pivotal to delivering thought leadership, reliability of the product and robustness of its design and architecture.

About Xage
Cyberattacks on critical infrastructure, government, and private enterprises are at an all time high – and only growing more urgent by the day. Xage is a global leader in zero trust access and protection at the forefront of solving this pressing issue. We are pioneering a secure tomorrow by empowering organizations worldwide to connect anyone to anything, while delivering unparalleled defense against every cyber threat. 

We have built tremendous momentum across governments and commercial enterprises around the world, and it’s just the beginning. Recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Startup Employers, Xage prioritizes creativity, collaboration, and innovation in pursuit of our mission. We are headquartered in Palo Alto, CA and have global teams across North America, EMEA, and APJ .

We’re passionate about solving problems that have positive, real-world consequences for the lives of everyday people. We hope you’ll join us in the fight against cyberattacks and safeguarding critical infrastructure.

Competitive salary and equity
Full health, dental, vision insurance
We will process visa transfers and immigration 
Work with founders and executives closely and participate in all aspects of company building
Early stage opportunity in a massive sized market with proven traction and growing rapidly

Recognition & Momentum
Xage Security has experienced explosive growth and received numerous awards and recognition, including:
Named by Forbes one of America’s Best Startup Employers 2024
$17 million contract awarded by U.S. Space Force’s Space Systems Command (SSC) to offer its zero trust access control 
Named in Gartner research on Cyber-Physical Systems Protection Platforms, Zero Trust Network Access, Remote Privileged Access Management, and CPS Secure Remote Access
Named in Forrester research on Operation Technology Security Solutions, and Microsegmentation Solutions
Named a Gold winner for Identity & Access Security Solution in the 2024 American Business Awards
Named a 25 Hottest Edge Security company by CRN 2023 
Named a Top 10 Security Solution in the CRN Internet of Things 50 list 2024
Named Industrial IoT Innovator of the Year in 2023 IoT Breakthrough Awards
SC Awards “Best Identity Management Solution” finalist 2022 
ISO 27001:2022, IEC 62443, and FIPS 140-2 Certified


    • Take ownership of projects and initiatives and ensure high quality of deliverables.
    • Define, develop and maintain the deployment process and tools for Xage solution spanning across both IT, OT and Cloud environments.
    • Provide ongoing support and improve the system health and reliability.
    • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and adopt best practices for highly scalable and distributed and autonomous systems.

Skills and Experience

    • 3+ years of experience in software development in networking using sockets, packet tracing, client/server.
    • In-depth understanding and practical knowledge of LAN, WAN, firewalls, routers, VPN, IPSec, DPI.
    • Working experience on development frameworks such as Zeek, OVS-DPDK, Strongswan.
    • Fundamental working knowledge on multi-threading programming, inter-process communication, socket programming, high performance and low latency programming.
    • Expert coding skills in C++/go/Java-based secure coding, vulnerability assessment, threat analysis.
    • Hands-on experience with application protocols HTTP, SSH and core concepts on Authentication, certificates, TLS, etc.
    • Experience in crypto, PKI, Microservice architecture and large scale infrastructure.
    • Highly focused on software quality, very strong debugging and troubleshooting skills using tools like tcpdump, wireshark, gdb, valgrind.
    • Strong communication skills and expert system level skills on Linux OS such as Ubuntu, Alpine, Red Hat Linux.