Verisign is hiring an

Engineer IV- Software Engineer Java

Reston, United States

Verisign enables the security, stability, and resiliency of key internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintainer services, operating two of the 13 global internet root servers, and providing registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net top-level domains, which support the majority of global e-commerce.

An ideal candidate should be fluent in Java and have prior experience in web development, specifically ReactJS and JSX. Exposure to additional languages and technologies (Bash, Python, Docker, Git, Jenkins, AWS/Cloud) is advantageous. We seek a candidate with strong understanding of software engineering fundamentals, including core Computer Science concepts, as well as hands-on problem-solving experience building software systems. 

The candidate will be involved in all aspects of product development including ideation, design, implementation, deployment, and issue resolution. This will usually imply cross-team collaboration with Product, Engineering, Security and Operations. The candidate is expected to provide technical contributions  and work collaboratively with other team members.


  • Bachelors' Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years of work experience in a development environment 
  • Fluent in Java.
  • Full-stack development experience: backend (Web, REST), frontend (React, HTML, CSS, JS)
  • Frameworks: Spring and Spring Boot, Hibernate, ReactJS
  • Test Automation: Unit/Integration/UI testing (preferably Selenium) 
  • Experience with front-end testing frameworks (e.g. Jest, Enzyme, Mocha, BrowserStack, StoryBook).
  • Data Layer: SQL, Relational Databases, Postgres
  • OS: Familiarity with UNIX-like operating systems
  • Conceptual understanding of server architecture and ability to maintain architectural documents/diagrams in collaboration with Architecture Team.
  • Demonstration of understanding of Secure Coding standards.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), eager to learn new technologies.


  • Methodology: Scrum
  • Scripting: Bash, Python
  • Containerization: Docker
  • CI/CD/CM: Git, Jenkins, Gradle, Yarn
  • Deployment Automation: Ansible, Terraform
  • AWS/Cloud hosting a plus.


Web Portals team operates a set of customer- and internal-facing web applications for our customers to manage their products and accounts with Verisign. All these applications are hosted on a shared environment in Openstack-based cloud infrastructure. All the applications use ReactJS for the user interface and Spring-Boot for the business logic layer. PostgreSQL is used for data persistence layer.

This team also manages a collection of React components implementing a style-guide for internal and external Verisign websites and web applications. These shared components utilize Material-UI design principles and are used across all the web applications the team maintains.


The team possesses extensive technical ownership over the product. The work style of the team is closer to an internal startup where all the team members are involved in the majority of product development phases and are flexible moving between focus areas.

The team follows Agile Development methodology relying on daily Scrums with tickets prioritized in Jira. Our code is located on internal GitHub; we utilize pull request code reviews. For continuous delivery, we use Jenkins with pipelines and our product deployments are automated with Ansible and Terraform. The product can be rolled out from zero to the operating state in a single button click. We do builds for each codebase change as well as nightly builds. We have automated testing with substantial coverage.

It is clearly beneficial if the candidate has experience working with some of the mentioned tools.



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