AV Engine Developer

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Burnaby


We are seeking an Engine Developer to work on the projects supporting the Anti-Virus (AV) team. AV features run on our FortiGate devices to protect clients from a vast range of network attacks by scanning incoming files for malicious activity. The Engine Team plays an integral role in keeping the AV engine relevant by developing new features to better detect ever appearing attacks and keeping it efficient by maintaining high speed processing. This is your opportunity to make a difference in network security and protect critical assets.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and optimize malware scanning features within the cross-platform AV engine. 
  • Research on new malware techniques.
  • Develop assistant tools.
  • Collaborate with team members to integrate product functionality.
  • Skills Required:

  • Experience with C and C++.
  • Experience with reverse engineering is a plus. 
  • Knowledge of version control systems.
  • Motivation to learn new technologies and the courage to explore uncharted territories
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently.
  • Educational Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with relevant work experience

    The Canada base salary range for this full-time position is expected to be between $90,000 – $135,000 annually.

    Wage ranges are based on various factors including the labour market, job type, and job level. Exact salary offers will be determined by factors such as the candidate’s subject knowledge, skill level, qualifications, and experience.

    Fortinet strives to provide you and your family with a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits eligibility starts on your first day of hire and comprises of 100% company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage, including a Health Spending Account and a Personal Spending Account that gives you flexibility to spend where you need it the most. Our Employee & Family Assistance Plan (EFAP) offers you and your family access to various services like counseling, legal advice, mental health resources etc.

    We also provide critical illness, disability, and life insurance, as well as a Group Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) with a company match to help you save faster for retirement. We offer competitive Paid Time Off and flexible leave policies, including paid health days, to help you take care of yourself and your family members.

    All roles are eligible to participate in the Fortinet equity program. Bonus eligibility is reviewed at time of hire and annually at the Company’s discretion.




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