Senior Full Stack Engineer

Proofpoint - Sunnyvale, CA4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $130,000 - $180,000 a year
Company Overview

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.

The Role

Proofpoint’s Threat Research & Engineering group is looking for an experienced Full Stack Engineer that is fluent in front-end technologies and web application development. Our team is building a next-generation malware-analysis platform which will be Proofpoint’s market differentiator in its fight against cyberattacks . This platform will enable our world-class team of malware analysts to develop at-scale detection techniques for established and emerging threat vectors.

We are a fast-paced, high-energy team where you will be given the opportunity to make a significant impact. The team has a solid engineering culture that values the craftsmanship of writing great software, enjoys learning, and solving big problems. Engineers on the team work up and down the software stack to tackle challenging issues of scale, reliability, security and usability for our users.

Your day-to-day

Take ownership of the design and end-to-end implementation of product features and technical initiatives.
Become a key decision-maker for all things related to front-end development.
Contribute and/or own the design and implementation of major product features and technical initiatives.
Visualize threat intelligence data to drive analyst decision making
Contribute and/or drive major technical decisions and help understand and mitigate risks.
Share knowledge with team and mentor junior members of the team.
Be ready to adapt and contribute across the wider org as needed.
What you bring to the team

Have spent 4 or more years in the trenches, delivering web-based SaaS applications that matter to people that care.
Have experience in building web applications on RESTful APIs using JavaScript, HTML5 and libraries such as D3.
Be fluent in a major language suited to web application development such as Python, Ruby, NodeJS, Java, Scala.
Have a good understanding of data modeling and storage with modern DBs such as Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis and ElasticSearch.
Know how to Get Stuff Done with technical people in other groups in the company.
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!