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Staff Software Engineer

Primary Location Santa Clara, California Additional Locations US, Texas, Plano; US, Oregon, Hillsboro Date posted 07/15/2019
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About the Job:

The ideal candidate has experience in the security industry, an understanding of cloud platforms and cloud migrations, experience with large distributed systems, and a track record of taking leadership roles on development efforts. The position will require a goal-driven, self-motivated attitude, attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work with a globally-dispersed team. Travel is required approximately 2-3 weeks per year. Additional responsibilities:

  • Design and architect solutions, working closely with researchers, product owners, and management to define and deliver ongoing and roadmap commitments
  • Rapid break/fix and proof-of-concept development to test new ideas
  • Provide technical guidance to engineers responsible for our production codebase
  • Design and rapid prototyping of solutions to leverage cloud-based technologies for cost savings and on-demand scaling
  • Provide occasional off-hours support or collaboration in cases of production-impacting issues

About You:

You are a senior level Engineer who has significant proficiency in the following:

  • .NET, C++, Java, C, and Python
  • RESTful web services using .NET, Java, and/or Python stacks
  • Relational databases, preferably MS SQL Server
  • Non-relational databases, preferably MongoDB
  • Automation of virtualization environments, preferably VMware products (e.g. cuckoo sandbox)
  • Experience with system migration to a cloud service (e.g. AWS)
  • Experience with AWS technologies delivering auto-scaling, high-throughput, data-driven applications

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Tensorflow
  • Containerization (docker, kubernetes, etc.)
  • Github, Jenkins, artifactory
  • CI/CD experience
  • Agile methodologies


Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

US, California, Santa Clara

Posting Statement:

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