Software Development Engineer - Platform Core Services & Security Engineering


April 14, 2021

Do what you love. Love what you do.

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Job Description
Your Role

As a member of the Platform Core Services & Security Engineering team you will lead the way in building an interactive, cloud-based Big Data analytics platform that enables our customers to model, analyze, and visualize massive datasets.

  • You will manage the results of application security scans and audits, threat modeling, and pentesting of our web servers, APIs, services, etc.

  • You will build scalable and robust backend APIs to support browser-based exploratory data analysis and visualizations in our product.

  • You will write application components and services for our Big Data analytics platform including public and internal APIs, API infrastructure security, and authentication.

  • You will design metadata management and application lifecycle management components, query caching services, and integrations with third party tools.

About You

  • You are an exceptionally strong individual contributor who can tackle hard technical problems with optimism and positivity.

  • You enjoy designing and leading the development of substantial features with a steady focus on non-functional requirements such as scalability, performance, security, maintainability, etc.

  • You have a track record of driving projects to completion, overcoming roadblocks with enthusiasm and creativity.

  • You are able to juggle priorities and make the right tradeoffs in terms of scope vs. time, ensuring customer success and technology leadership for the company.

  • You are a collaborative team player who loves to work in self-organizing Agile teams.

  • You are technology agnostic, eager to learn new technologies to solve business problems, and take a pragmatic approach to get the job done.

  • You have 3+ years back-end or full-stack software development experience and a Computer Science degree or equivalent.

You have demonstrated experience with:

  • OO design and Java development

  • API development, security, and performance

  • Large-scale, distributed, and highly concurrent systems

  • Web servers, databases, SQL, REST, JSON, and persistence frameworks like Hibernate

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