Senior Software Engineer (Vancouver, BC)

Role Description

Tigera is looking for passionate and skilled software engineers to join us in our mission to secure the next generation of cloud native applications. At the heart of our strategy is a set of open source networking and security projects (currently Calico, flannel, and Canal) that define the new gold standard for application connectivity within large scale cloud environments, such as Kubernetes, OpenShift, Docker, and related technologies. Building upon this open source foundation, we are working on complementary commercial offerings to help enterprises build and operate cloud native applications and infrastructures, securely and at scale.

You will be joining a team that is highly engineering-focused with a culture that values diversity, collaboration, agility and innovation, keeping us one step ahead in the exciting and fast moving cloud-native technology space.



  • 8+ years of product-oriented software engineering experience.
  • Experience with distributed systems development.
  • Hands-on experience with C/C++/Java and/or Golang.
  • A drive to get things done in a highly collaborative, agile development environment.
  • BS in CS or related / similar degree (equivalent experience may suffice).

What You Will Do

  • Be an active member of an engineering team working on tasks as part of release sprints.
  • Enhance and build new functionality in Golang and Python.
  • Responsible (along with team) for the entire development process of the features you are working on including design, coding, testing, and releasing to production.


  • Experience with one or more of the following areas and technologies: Networking, Network Security, Kubernetes, Docker / Containers, OpenShift, related or similar.
  • Experience developing, securing or operating cloud scale applications or infrastructure.
  • Ability to travel occasionally to attend conferences and to work with partners, customers and colleagues in other offices within the US and internationally.
  • Experience or familiarity with any of these technologies: Istio, Envoy, CNI, OpenStack, Mesos, DC/OS.
  • Experience with data pipelines, analytics, and modeling.
  • Experience in an open source based company, with a focus on cloud, networking and/or network security.


Tigera provides Zero Trust network security and continuous compliance for Kubernetes platforms.

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