Verisign is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer

Villars-sur-Glâne, Switzerland

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.

Verisign is looking for an experienced senior engineer to join the Verisign Meraki Development team.

An ideal candidate should be an expert in Java, Spring, Spring Boot, REST services with an equally strong grasp on latest front-end development tools (JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and, preferably, ReactJS). They should have prior experience in designing, architecting, and developing complex web applications.  We are looking for an individual who's passionate about  software design, code quality, application performance, automation, and continuous learning; somebody who is not afraid to try new things and elevate the level of the whole team.  We seek a candidate with strong understanding of software engineering fundamentals, including core computer science concepts. Familiarity with *Nix systems, Containerization, Cloud Development, CI/CD tools is expected. Obtaining required competencies often implies the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of hands-on software development work experience OR a master's degree and 8+ years of hands-on software development work experience.  We remain open to other career paths.

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, Marketing, Engineering, Security and Operations teams. The candidate is expected to provide technical contributions and work collaboratively with other team members.




  • 8+ years experience with Java, Spring, Spring Boot, REST Services
  • 5+ years of overall front-end development experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript, ReactJS
  • Strong Object-Oriented Design and Development experience
  • Prior Experience with designing and developing complex web applications
  • Demonstration of understanding of secure coding standards
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), eager to learn new technologies
  • Experience with containerization, CI/CD, Cloud Development


  • Prior experience with performance tuning of Java applications
  • Experience with Linux and solid knowledge of Unix commands
  • Experience with Relational Databases, preferably PostgreSQL
  • Familiarity with Google's Material UI


Meraki Development 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 ReactJS 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.


Verisign is located in the heart of Reston Town Center in Reston Virginia conveniently accessible from the Dulles Toll Road and only 10 minutes from the Dulles International Airport. The Reston Town center contains a multitude of restaurants, pharmacies and shops located within walking distance. Verisign is conveniently located directly next to the bus stop and Reston Metro for those who would like to take advantage of public transportation options.


Verisign is an equal opportunity employer. That means we recruit, hire, compensate, train, promote, transfer, and administer all terms and conditions of employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected categories under applicable law.

Additionally, Verisign is committed to helping our diverse workforce manage a healthy work-life balance through all stages of their life and career. We offer a dynamic and flexible work environment with highly competitive benefits and robust learning programs. For more information, click on the links below.

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