Software Engineer, Security software development — Cybersecurity R&D

Job Description

About the Position:

Your mission will be to ensure the integrity of the software and firmware that Juniper Networks delivers to its customers, in support of compliance with existing and emerging security standards and regulations. We are seeking an experienced software developer who wants an opportunity to improve software security and assurance at scale.


  • Create and integrate the tooling necessary to deliver Software Bill-of-Materials (SBOMs) for Juniper firmware, including BIOS, U-Boot, and FPGA images
  • Ensure that firmware source code is securely managed, built, signed and tested during its lifecycle
  • Develop and maintain tools required for resilient firmware signing and key management across the portfolio, including development and maintenance of firmware signing code, signing servers, and hardware security modules
  • Manage collaborative engagements with product teams across the portfolio based on mutual respect and common goals
  • Perform firmware scans and reviews for security issues and assist with audits for license information/compliance
  • Assist in the development of wise and market-aligned corporate policies in firm supply chain security


  • Domain knowledge in software and security engineering, including software code management, CI/CD pipeline tools, and software signing
  • Professional commitment to cybersecurity, at a high-level, and down the exacting technical details and capabilities required to maintain software assurance for critical infrastructure products
  • Coding proficiency in at least one programming language (C, Python, Rust) with ability to learn others as necessary
  • Familiarity with open source usage and NTIA SBOM requirements; must understand the concept of code provenance and how to maintain it over time
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written; must be able to present software assurance challenges and solutions to technical audiences at the appropriate level of urgency and detail
  • Good planning skills, including the ability to analyze requirements and complete corresponding work breakdowns for complex engineering projects; must be able to lock on to technical goals
  • Bachelor’s degree expected, master’s degree a plus, though demonstrated technical expertise is critical, independent of educational background

Juniper Networks is changing what’s possible in networking. We’re going beyond Juniper is changing what’s possible in networking. We’re going beyond building the networks customers expect – we’re building the networks customers deserve. And the world is taking note. But to continue to excel, we have work to do. Change in our industry is accelerating. To power connections and empower change, we need radical thinkers, eternal optimists, and energized personalities. We need people like you. Success requires big thinking and ambitious goals. Our culture breeds innovation. Here, you will have the opportunity to take chances and let your ideas grow. You will be supported by thoughtful, inclusive, and accessible leaders. You will have every chance to be a part of the conversation and seize our momentum. Your career will be better for it.

Job Req: 1004782



Minimum Salary: $120,000.00

Maximum Salary:$172,500.00

The pay range for this position is expected to be between $120,000.00 and $172,500.00/year; however, the base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position also includes medical benefits, 401(k) eligibility, vacation, sick time, and parental leave. Additional details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Juniper’s pay range data is provided in accordance with local state pay transparency regulations. Juniper may post different minimum wage ranges for permanent residency petitions pursuant to US Department of Labor requirements.

About Us


Juniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. Our products and technology run the world’s largest and most demanding networks today, enabling service providers, enterprises, and governments to create value and accelerate business success. Everyday our 9,000+ colleagues come together across 46 countries to realize our company vision – Connect Everything, Empower Everyone. We are innovating in ways that empower our customers, our partners and ultimately, everyone, in a connected world. These customers include the top 130 global service providers, 96 of the Fortune 100 and hundreds of public sector organizations.


Wherever you are in the world, whether it’s downtown Sunnyvale or London, Westford or Bangalore, Juniper is a place that was founded on disruptive thinking – where colleague innovation is not only valued, but expected. We believe that the great task of delivering a new network for the next decade is delivered through the creativity and commitment of our people. The Juniper Way is the commitment to all our colleagues that the culture and company inspire their best work-their life’s work. At Juniper we believe this is more than a job – it’s an opportunity to help change the world…

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