Sr. Software Engineer - Compilers and Static Code Analysis - Fortify

Micro Focus - Washington, DC

Job Description:
At Micro Focus, everything we do is based on a simple idea: The fastest way to get results is to build on what you have. Our software solutions enable organizations to do just that. Secure and scalable, with analytics built in, they bridge the gap between existing and emerging IT—fast-tracking digital transformations across DevOps, Hybrid IT, Security, and Predictive Analytics. In the race to innovate, Micro Focus customers have the clear advantage.

Our portfolio spans the following areas:
DevOps | IT Operations| Cloud | Security | Info Governance | Big Data, Machine Learning, & Analytics

Fortify is the industry-leading provider of Application Security solutions that empowers organizations to develop secure software. Fortify offers a comprehensive portfolio of application security solutions with the flexibility of testing on-premise and on-demand to cover the entire software development lifecycle. Over 80% of security breaches exploit application vulnerabilities, and at Fortify, you will be at the forefront of one of the fastest growing segments in the security market. You will work with bright, motivated teammates to implement solutions to some of the toughest code analysis problems in the industry. We develop complex algorithms to scan the code of over 25 different programming languages. Development and testing are done using agile methodologies and techniques.

Join us and you will:
Design and implement static analysis algorithms based on recent relevant computer science research and literature.
Write architecture and specification for features as they are implemented.
Analyze the quality of results and product performance and make appropriate improvements.
Maintain the Fortify SCA code base using good software engineering practices.
Work with a project team of other software engineers, security researchers and support team, to develop reliable, cost effective and high quality solutions.
Collaborate and communicate with management, local and remote development partners regarding software systems design status, project progress, and issue resolution.

Education and Experience:
Master's degree or Ph.D in Computer Science or equivalent.

Software development experience:
Strong expertise in two or more languages including Java, C/C++, javascript, and iOS development with Objective-C or Swift
Strong expertise in compiler internals, static code analyzers, abstract interpretation is a plus
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
A passion for delivering high quality products.
Experience with software systems running on multiple platforms.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; mastery of English.
Ability to effectively communicate product architectures, design proposals, and specifications.


Micro Focus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status