Job description:

As part of the SteelFusion development team, you will develop new features and improve existing features in our intelligent prefetch system. You will use your filesystems and storage background to deliver a storage system which has a deep understanding of the data it stores, and ensures the right data is available at the right time, even if that data lives halfway around the world. SteelFusion is growing rapidly and there is a lot of work to be done!


  • Design, develop and test new features and improvements to existing features within the SteelFusion intelligent prefetch system
  • Write unit tests to cover new functionality
  • Benchmark, profile, and improve performance in existing code
  • Communicate clearly with peers and management about ideas, designs, and implementation details
  • Work closely with fellow engineers to arrive at consensus-based approaches to problems
  • Work with QA to explain new features and assist in test-plan development
  • Work with Support on customer issue or bugs that require Engineering assistance


  • Education: BS or better in Computer Science or closely-related field, or equivalent experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong debugging skills
  • Ability to self-manage, be proactive about identifying what needs to be done, and do it
  • Strong C or C++ programming skills (C++11 and/or C++14 preferred)
  • Some knowledge of Python
  • Good knowledge of Storage subsystems
  • Comfortable developing in a Linux environment (git, command-line tools and editors, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of event-driven or asynchronous programming models
  • Some understanding of on-disk data structures such as hash tables and B-Trees
  • Some previous experience with existing filesystems (for example: NTFS, VMFS, ext2/3/4)
  • Familiar with multi-threaded and event-driven programming models
  • Some knowledge of Windows development (user-space, installers)

Additional Ideal Qualifications:

  • Strong high-level (architectural) and low-level design skills
  • Deep understanding of testability, transparency and robustness concerns
  • Previous experience designing and/or implementing a filesystem
  • Previous experience designing and/or implementing a database storage system
  • Familiarity with Linux build tools, such as autoconf/automake, GNU make, and shell scripting
  • Familiarity with Linux compilers/toolchains (e.g. gcc, clang)

About Riverbird

“With a powerful combination of Digital Experience, Cloud Networking, and Cloud Edge solutions, Riverbed – The Digital Performance Company – provides a modern IT architecture for the digital enterprise, delivering new levels of operational agility and visibility, while dramatically accelerating business performance and outcomes. As businesses transform digitally and experiment with new technologies, they partner with Riverbed to push boundaries, increase performance, and rethink possible

Riverbed is a pre-IPO opportunity with over $1 billion in revenue and 30,000+ customers – including 98% of the Fortune 100 and 100% of the Forbes Global 100.

Job/Req. ID: 2018-4739

Company: Riverbed

Location: Bangalore, KA

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