Linux Internals Software Engineer

(System-Level Linux, Web Servers / Proxies, VPN)

About AnchorFree

AnchorFree believes in placing consumers in control of their personal information online. The company’s mission is to enable secure access to the world’s information for an addressable market of 5 billion people who access the Web through computers or mobile devices. AnchorFree does this through Hotspot Shield, the world’s most popular app for safe browsing. Hotspot Shield secures all Internet communications, protects the user’s identity online, and provides universal access to all Internet content.

Hotspot Shield has been downloaded more than 200 million times and is the number one security app on the iPhone. Hotspot Shield has over 100 million monthly user sessions. Securing over 4 billion pages per month for its users, AnchorFree is ranked among the top 50 online destinations as far as total traffic (by Quantcast).

AnchorFree is funded by blue chip investors that include: Goldman Sachs, Bert Roberts (former chairman and CEO of MCI), Doug Maine (former CFO of IBM); Esther Dyson, Subrah Iyar (founder of WebEx), Greg Coleman (former president of Huffington Post), Rick Roth (former CEO of OgilvyAction). AnchorFree is located at the heart of Silicon Valley - Mountain View, CA. The office contains a gym, foosball, a pool table, ping pong, free food and drinks.


We are looking for all-star Linux Software Engineers to join our talented team of backend developers. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining our core backend technology that services millions of our users worldwide. You should have proficiency with Linux internals, multithreading, proxies and VPN development. You will work collaboratively with our development staff and Engineering leadership in a real-time environment to improve the stability and reliability of our products. Take pride in knowing that the work you do will have a direct, positive impact on millions of our customers the next time they use our product. In this role, you will have the opportunity to apply and leverage your base of technical, operational, process and/or project skills to identify opportunities for process improvement, lead portions of projects and bring new knowledge into the organization.

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