Engineer IV – Software Development

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 currently in a remote work posture until July 5, 2022.

Every day, the Internet enables countless opportunities in ways never before imaginable. And every day, Verisign engineers enable the full potential of the Internet through our management of the indispensable infrastructure of .com and .net. We hire managers and engineers with an exceptional ability to execute and who are looking for research and development environment where innovation is recognized and rewarded. Every day we solve the kind of complex problems that no one else in the world is facing.

If you are an excellent researcher programmer, love technology and are always curious to know what’s going on in the industry; this position might be for you. You will be responsible for conducting research and developing innovative proof-of-concept applications using latest, groundbreaking and open source technologies. Strong desire to collaborate and work in a team environment is critical. If you think you are the engineer described above, keep reading.

Key Responsibilities

Develops ‘Proof of concept’ software applications based on research findings and specific requirements
Collaborates effectively with internal and external stakeholders on software applications design, development and technology assessment.
Works with stakeholders to define requirements specifications. Participates in requirements, design, code and test plan reviews.
Implements agile software development best practices and lessons learned as a means of continuous improvement.
Collaborate on authoring Wiki, presentations, blogs, research papers, Internet standards and patents fillings driven by research findings


Agile Methodologies
Relational and Non-Relational Databases
Software Design Patterns
Data Structures
Software Testing
Programming Languages

Relevant Experience

8+ years of related experience Software development in a research environment, Required


4 Year / Bachelor’s Degree. Master or PHD is highly preferred. Computer Science, Information Systems, or related technical field, Required

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.