Proofpoint Staff Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, California
Staff Software Engineer
At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:
Build and enhance our proven security platform
Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges
We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next- generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.
Proofpoint continues to set the pace on innovation surrounding Internet-based messaging and cutting edge security. We are looking for a Sr./ Staff Software Engineer to help us advance our cloud initiatives and build our next generation security applications. You will be responsible for developing and delivering multi-tenanted, scalable, and high performance mission critical security cloud applications.
If you are interested in applying the modern cloud technologies to solve real world problems this is the position for you.
Take end-to-end ownership of new code from prototype to production.
Designing complex systems and components to dynamic growth as well as defend against attackers’ bursts.
Delivering a steady supply of new and improved cloud-based capabilities, while streamlining and improving the infrastructure behind the scenes
Interacting with other teams within the company as needed to support our customers.
Ensure that customer and production issues are resolved quickly
Maintain a high standard for engineering practices within the team
Build systems that allows analysts to detect and stop new threats, while keeping the primary pipeline humming.
What you bring to the team
10+ years of experience building high availability, high performance and scalable data-driven systems.
5+ years Java/C#/C++ experience in multi-threaded and distributed applications
A deep working knowledge of the entire stack of a modern Cloud and Big Data technologies. Primary focus on Cassandra, DynamoDB, Elastic Search and Kafka.
In-depth understanding of running production service with 24/7 support, monitoring.
Self-motivated, detail oriented and with passion for learning and challenges.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!
Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any recruiter or agency fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.