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 plays a critical role in the Internet DNS infrastructure and is proud of maintaining 100% .com uptime for more than 23 years. Our engineers are passionate about technology and continuous improvement, they respect each other and exhibit integrity in their actions. They hold themselves to a higher standard as Verisign enables the world to connect online with reliability and confidence, anytime, anywhere. Verisign is an equal opportunity employer.

Verisign is looking for a Java software engineer to expand the team managing the .com, .net and root name registries.

An ideal candidate should be:
• fluent in Java (incl. hands-on experience with Spring),
• have some experience with a UI framework,
• a good level of comfort with JDBC and be eager to learn as needed.

In the candidate, we also seek:
• strong fundamentals including core Computer Science concepts,
• a specific drive for code quality and testing,
• as well as a problem-solving attitude.

Obtaining these competencies usually requires an equivalent of a bachelor’s or master’s degree and 2-3 years of hands-on work experience. We remain open to other career paths.
The candidate will be involved in all aspects of product development including brainstorming, design, implementation, test, deployment, and issue resolution. This will often imply cross-team and cross-location collaboration with other Engineering, Security and Operations groups.

The team manages components that support the .com, .net and root name registries. This implies developing back-end, front-end and database-related software, using technologies such as Java, Spring, JDBC, React and more. We value clean, readable, object-oriented code, solid testing (unit, integration, acceptance) and complete automation (build, test, deployment). We are implementing CI/CD practices and utilize Enterprise Cloud infrastructure and Docker containers.By joining our team, you will contribute to enabling the security, stability and resiliency of key internet infrastructure and services.

The team is rather young and split across two locations - Fribourg (Switzerland) and Reston (VA, USA). Each group is organized in Agile squads and follows the Scrum process (daily stand ups, recurring sprints, retrospectives, grooming and planning ceremonies). To support our development activities, we use tools like GitHub, Jenkins, Jira, Enterprise Clouds, Terraform, Ansible and more. We enjoy a relaxed and collaborative relationship across teams and with all subject matter experts.

Fribourg is a historic city in Switzerland with one of the largest medieval towns preserved in Europe. Multiple languages and cultures intermix here, the city has a bilingual status, symbolically bridging Latin and Germanic cultures.
Fribourg enjoys a convenient central location with Bern and Lausanne in a commute distance reachable by a direct train or highway. Direct trains to three cities with international airports, namely Geneva, Zurich, and Basel are available for those who enjoy travel. The Verisign office is located in Villars-sur-Glâne, next to the A12 highway exit, ten minutes from the Fribourg train station.
The environment in Fribourg inspires a quality active lifestyle, with nature all around the city. A few spots to explore are the Fribourg Prealps with its ski slopes, hike and bike trails, and Lake of Gruyere with its refreshing lakefront paths.

• Multi-cultural collaborative atmosphere
• English speaking work environment
• Competitive compensation package
• Paid health insurance
• Bus stop and highway exit 2 minutes away from the office
• Provided parking if necessary

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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