The Role: Lead software engineer - Endpoint
Are WE the right fit for YOU?:
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Learn more about your next opportunity:
We are looking for a passionate Software Engineer to join our growing engineering team. This person should bring deep curiosity about all areas of technology, as well as specific expertise in architecture, scaling systems, data integrity/lineage, distributed systems, and cloud technologies. This individual will play a foundational role in architecting and developing new innovative features of our endpoint and data collection solutions, that are deployed to millions machines, collecting data and information to work with our cloud-based services to detect and prevent evil. As well as guiding and mentoring more junior developers.
How you'll contribute:
Develop, design, and test tools to aid in large scale data collection and computer forensics.
Deploy and support code in production systems
Provide presentations to stakeholders on solution design and architecture
Ability to self-start in a fast-paced environment
Ability to prioritize work in the face of competing demands
Help develop more junior staff
We want you to be as successful as possible! Here's what you should have:
A bachelor's degree in computer science, computer forensics/information assurance, or the equivalent work experience as determined through a technical interview.
7+ years of software development
Expert knowledge and experience using C/C++, Java, Python and low-level programming
Knowledge and experience in Operating systems
Expert knowledge and experience using OOP and Design Patterns
Experience with shell scripts like BASH and/or windows batch files
Familiarity with versioning control systems (Git)
Proven ability to take on complex problems independently and to generate creative solutions.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Demonstrates an eagerness to obtain domain knowledge in order to effectively demonstrate technical qualifications
Understanding of organization's development platform and languages
Ambitious and capable of leading multiple priorities and tasks as delegated
Teamwork skills and ability to get work done through others
Proven abilities to operate independently and part of a team of developers
Desire to constantly expand technology skillset and squeeze every ounce of performance from a system
Comfortable driving new concepts/technologies to peers and management
Familiarity with AWS or other cloud hosting services
Good To Have
Kernel Programming knowledge.
Experience with POSIX and Windows APIs
Knowledge of Windows, OS X and/or Linux internals
Experience performing/analyzing live memory
Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment tools and methodologies
DevOps related tools and processes
Experience designing and debugging multithreaded/multi-process applications
Familiarity with TCP/IP networking
Experience with Terraform and AWS services
Added benefits you can expect from us:
Rest assured with medical and dental insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield, plus vision insurance
Competitive compensation packages, tax savings accounts, 401K contributions, and an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP).
Keep your life in balance with unlimited paid vacation days, company holidays, maternity/paternity leave and a flexible work schedule as needed.
We love to give back with company-wide community giving days, plus ample opportunity to spend time on the causes you care about.
From gym memberships to pet insurance, we're always looking for ways to save you a dime.
Enjoy a modern workplace featuring the latest collaboration tech, healthy snacks and beverages, quiet spaces, and many ways to let off some steam.
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