Product Engineer


Product Engineer for a growing and innovative cybersecurity company
Contract to Hire
Houston or Austin
Working as part of a research team to develop ideas and processes to bring new product and application solutions to market.
Improving performance and design of existing products and overseeing production and packaging for the final solution.
Design, model, and test prototypes to be provided as a service
Conduct research and create design proposals for projects
Establish design briefs and testing plans
Create concepts, performance, and production criteria
Identify and select materials needed for testing and production
Produce final drawings and specifications
Make samples of working models for demonstration * Plan marketing initiatives for product
Negotiate appropriate production processes
Travel to production facilities to evaluate processes
Improve usability/UX in UI applications
What we are looking for:

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or 5 years relevant experience
At least 4 years of experience in virtual environment, network and/or application security engineering with proven design skills (i.e. project list)
Consistent track record implementing security solutions from integration/engineering phase to operation at the business unit
Excellent knowledge of Linux/Unix (preferably Ubuntu)
Knowledge of Internet protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, TACACS, IPSEC, SNMP, SYSLOG)
Strong scripting skills in multiple common languages (e.g. Python Ruby, bash)

Experience in Cisco and Linux network configuration, benchmarking, debug and analysis (using Wireshark)
Excellent communication, documentation, work prioritization and analytical skills
Essential knowledge and skills: A knowledge of application development and networking telecommunications will enable the candidate to leverage the company's existing capabilities in development and support of new products.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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