Job Title: Sr Software Developer Q-Factor

Job ID: 522315

Location:  Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Miami, FL

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:  Regular


About FIU

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit

Job Summary

Software Developer will support the Division of Information Technology’s Center for Internet Augment Research and Assessment (CIARA) by developing Linux Kernel modules and P4 applications to enhance the big data operations over the AmLight-ExP Software-Defined Networking (SDN) production environment that enables research and education activities between the U.S. and the nations of Latin America, Caribbean, and Africa.

  • Designs and implements P4 applications to expand the AmLight-ExP management plane to the data transfer nodes using P4/In-band Network Telemetry (INT).
  • Designs and implements Linux Loadable Kernel Modules to change the Linux TCP/IP stack.
  • Works with network engineers and a postdoc to create Linux applications to tune the Linux TCP/IP stack to enhance data transfers.
  • Troubleshoots technical and non-technical issues related to the applications.
  • Troubleshoots, debugs, maintains, and improves the application software.
  • Manages and monitors software application performance.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Studies, or other technical discipline and five (5) years related experience OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Departmental Requirements

  • Experience developing Linux Kernel modules
  • Experience developing Linux applications
  • Experience with C programming language
  • Experience with Git

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience developing high performance data transfer applications is highly desired
  • Knowledge of network concepts, especially the TCP protocol, is highly desired
  • Experience with P4 is highly desired
  • Experience with Python programming language is highly desired
  • Experience with contributing to open source software projects is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of libpcap is a plus

Job Category

  • Administrative

Advertised Salary

  • $76,000 – Commensurate with experience

Work Schedule

Begin time: 8:30 AM
End time: 5:00 PM

Working Condition(s)

  • International Travel
  • Loud Noise from Equipment/Machinery/Vibration

Pre-Employment Requirements

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Driver’s License Check
  • Fingerprinting Check

Other Information

  • Must attend meetings off-campus and occasionally attend functions on weekends and evening
  • Ability to travel locally and nationally.
  • Ability to travel internationally.

How To Apply

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 In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

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