Software Engineer at Untangle, Inc. (Arvada, CO)

Software Engineer at Untangle, Inc. (Arvada, CO)

Do you live and breathe writing code?  Does programming keep you up at night? Are you a fixer? If so, We need you!

Untangle, a leading network security software company, is seeking an innately-driven and self-motivating Software Engineer. This is your opportunity to uphold our standards of software with your input.  Youll be joining a dynamic cutting-edge team at a fast-paced, privately-held company working to build the next generation of our platform.


  • Develop and maintain cloud services for product and account management
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and develop new features and enhancements
  • Drive discovery and evaluation of new technologies to maximize development efficiency and performance
  • Troubleshoot defects and perform root cause analysis
  • Fix bugs and improve system performance
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Provide assistance to QA in creating continuous integration test plans and systems


  • Working knowledge of PHP development technologies 
  • Experience with WordPress custome Plugin development and theme development
  • Working knowledge of relational and NoSQL databases ( MySQL, Mongo, etc)
  • Font-end development experience (i.e. HTML, JavaScript, CSS)
  • Cross platform web services development experience (REST, JSON, SOAP)
  • Experience with open source development processes
  • Experience in developing systems for high reliability and scalability
  • Solid understanding of the software development life cycle
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field


  • Experience with ExtJS
  • Ability to handle multiple scheduled and unscheduled deliverables
  • Ability to work with limited supervision with a globally distributed team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail
  • Passion and aptitude for learning
  • Fun and enthusiastic attitude

Untangle is an innovator in cybersecurity products designed specifically for the below-enterprise market, safeguarding businesses, home offices, nonprofits, schools and governmental organizations. Untangles integrated suite of software and appliances provides enterprise-grade capabilities and consumer-oriented simplicity to organizations with limited IT resources. Untangles award-winning network security solutions are trusted by over 40,000 customers around the world. Our employees are located at our San Jose, California headquarters, our Arvada, Colorado office, and at home offices. We offer a dynamic, fun work environment along with all the benefits youd expect, like medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account options, and 401(k) with matching.

We are proud of the many industry accolades we have received over the years, including: 

  • Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500 list of fastest growing companies in North America
  • Inc. 500|5000 2016 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Company
  • SC Magazine 2016 Finalist for “Best SME Security Solution
  • Info Security Product’s Guide 2017 Global Excellence Awards Gold Winner in Integrated Security and Unified Threat Management (UTM) for NG Firewall v12.1
  • Info Security Product’s Guide 2017 Global Excellence Awards Gold Winner in Most Innovative Security (Hardware) of the Year for NG Firewall u25 appliance
  • Cyber Defense Magazine 2017 Infosec Awards Editors Choice in Firewall & VPN Appliances
  • Best in Biz North America 2016 Awards Silver winner for Small/Medium Business Product of the Year

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