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At Rambus, we are turning incredible possibilities into everyday reality by helping to deliver the innovations that greatly impact the world we live in. We create leading-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security to smart sensors and lighting. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems around the globe, running critical applications for Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms.


And our history runs deep – we have been a staple in Silicon Valley for the past 25 years and are continually anticipating key technology trends and are developing innovations that drive market changes. From a pure IP provider to becoming a fabless chipmaker, Rambus is evolving to address critical challenges in the semiconductor industry.


As a dynamic organization, we are always seeking to hire exceptional talent to join some of the brightest inventors and engineers in the world to explore their passions to develop products that have real life impact. As well, Rambus benefits are among the most comprehensive and competitive in Silicon Valley.


The Rambus Cryptography Research Division is a leading provider of innovative R&D driven technologies, products, and services that today secure nearly nine billion products made annually with tamper resistant technologies. Cryptography Research technologies and products are deployed in many high-volume consumer products with a solid 10+ year record of securing transactions, protecting digital content, and preventing counterfeiting. Cryptography Research is an essential supplier of hardware-and-software-enabled security solutions to multiple industries including semiconductor, pay TV, gaming, printing, government, payments, and entertainment, among others.


This senior software developer will

  • Specify, develop, deploy, benchmark, and maintain enterprise scale software applications 
  • 80% hands on Java software development; 20% documentation and analysis 
  • Coordinate testing, packaging, deployment and delivery of software and production data in a secure environment 
  • Collaborate with other engineers on code reviews, internal infrastructure, and process enhancements. 
  • Create software, process and tools to manage data, configurations, and other customer deliverables. 




  • At least eight (8) years of relevant professional engineering experience 
  • Very high technical competence that includes a track record of innovative problem solving and individual technical accomplishments 
  • Significant experience and high degree of competency in all of the following areas: 
  • Hands-on server side, back-end experience developing software with Java SE 1.7/8, JUnit, Ant, Maven, some J2EE 
  • Java and object oriented design concepts, including core libraries, design patterns, encapsulation, polymorphism, inheritance
  • Experience with an agile software development lifecycle including design, development, testing and support 
  • Experience developing core Java applications running on a JRE in the Linux environment (multi-threading, sockets) 
  • Server-side web technologies (servlets, sessions, hibernate, spring, RESTful architecture) 
  • Relational database technologies (Oracle, MySQL)
  • Distributed Databases and messaging systems(Kafka, ElasticSearch, Cassandra)
  • Enterprise application server technologies (Tomcat, Jetty, WebSphere) 
  • Working knowledge of information security concepts and principles
  • Experience with multi-threaded, high-volume, real-time, on-line transaction processing 
  • Experience developing software for systems with high availability requirements 
  • Experience with or willingness to learn about the semiconductor and OEM manufacturing flows 
  • BS/MS in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, or related degree preferred; but substantial, relevant, outstanding work experience may substitute in some cases 


Rambus offers an extremely competitive compensation package, which includes a strong base salary, bonus, equity, matching 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, time-off program and gym membership. 

Rambus creates cutting-edge semiconductor and IP products, spanning memory and interfaces to security, smart sensors and lighting. Our chips, customizable IP cores, architecture licenses, tools, services, training and innovations improve the competitive advantage of our customers. We collaborate with the industry, partnering with leading ASIC and SoC designers, foundries, IP developers, EDA companies and validation labs. Our products are integrated into tens of billions of devices and systems, powering and securing diverse applications, including Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile, consumer and media platforms. At Rambus, we are makers of better. For more information about Rambus, visit For additional information on life at Rambus and our current openings, check out



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