• Sr. Software Engineer

    Proofpoint, Inc.

    We are looking for a seasoned software engineer to join the team responsible for our cloud-based sandboxing service. Help us build cutting-edge technology to stop the most advanced threats our customers are facing!

Description

Company Overview:

At Proofpoint, we protect 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 cloud-based security platform
Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges
We’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity. We’re proud to help protect more than half of the Fortune 100 and 10s of millions of end-users. Yet, we're still small and nimble enough to make decisions quickly and get things done.

The Role:

Proofpoint’s Threat Systems group is looking for a seasoned engineer to work on designing, building and deploying a large-scale, cloud-based sandboxing service.

The sandboxing service employs cutting-edge technology to detect, analyze and produce forensics for the latest threats from the most sophisticated threat actors. It is a core component of Proofpoint’s security platform and is leveraged across our product portfolio to protect our customers from threats coming in through e-mail, social media and SaaS applications. We are looking for an engineer with broad technical experience in multiple areas, creative problem-solving skills, a love for coding and technology and a “get stuff done” attitude.

Your day-to-day:

Be an early member of a high-performing team of engineers responsible for building a critical new cloud-based service
Take end-to-end responsibility to develop resilient and scaleable components/features and get them integrated into the service
Write custom code or integrate open source technologies as needed to find solutions to problems
Help define processes and build tools as needed to scale the solution and the team
Contribute innovative ideas for the service to stay ahead of threat actors
Collaborate with teammates and co-workers in partner teams


Ideal candidates will have:

Spent 5 or more years in the trenches of the software industry, delivering quality software that matters to people that care
Many “been there, done that” stories related to shipping and maintaining major software products for customers
Excellent coding skills in an object-oriented language (Java, C++, Python, Ruby, C#)
A breadth of technical skills and know how to use the right tool for the job
Strong motivation and ability to learn new technologies and domains
A positive can-do attitude and bring a passion for excellence to the workplace
Excellent collaboration and communication skills
Professional experience with AWS, Cassandra, Kafka, Elastic Search a bonus
Knowledge of cybersecurity, malware analysis, threat detection and/or sandboxing technology a bonus

Why Proofpoint:

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!


Responsibilities

  • Spent 5 or more years in the trenches of the software industry, delivering quality software that matters to people that care
  • Many “been there, done that” stories related to shipping and maintaining major software products for customers
  • Excellent coding skills in an object-oriented language (Java, C++, Python, Ruby, C#)
  • A breadth of technical skills and know how to use the right tool for the job
  • Strong motivation and ability to learn new technologies and domains
  • A positive can-do attitude and bring a passion for excellence to the workplace
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Professional experience with AWS, Cassandra, Kafka, Elastic Search a bonus
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity, malware analysis, threat detection and/or sandboxing technology a bonus

Details

  • Citizenship No requirements
  • Travel No travel
  • Incentives Both
  • Remote Work No remote work
  • Education Bachelors Degree
  • Salary Range Not provided

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  • Work/Life Balance 3.7
  • Senior Management 3.4
  • Comp and Benefits 3.5
  • Career Opportunities 3.4

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