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Backend Software Engineer

  • It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

    We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

    Company Overview

    At Proofpoint, people are at the heart of our award-winning lineup of cybersecurity solutions, and the people who work here are the key to our success, and to that of our customers. We’re customer-focused, collaborative and committed to excellence. Through a culture of diversity, honesty and initiative, we deliver meaningful innovation that helps manage today’s biggest threats. With opportunities in all functions, we offer many exciting reasons to join our team.

    Your day-to-day

    We offer flexibility with remote working and office time ensuring a suitable work-life balance for our teams and individual needs.

    You will be contributing to the design and development of our core data and user services that provide the backbone of our detection, products and end-user experiences. As a company with global, large-scale data, your everyday actions will be crucial to the success of our businesses and our customers. You will gain experience working with stream processing and billions of events as we continue to innovate and provide next-level threat protection and security visibility to our customers.

    What you bring to the team

    As a Backend Software Engineer on our Infrastructure Hosting team, you have a solid technical foundation and enjoy working with high performing teams. You have an eagerness to learn and pick up new technologies as required. You thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment and are comfortable with the modern cadence of continuous delivery. 

    • Expertise in at least one programming language (preferably Java) 

    • Knowledge and experience with Kafka, Kinesis, and/or other streaming platforms

    • Experience with AWS

    • Experience working with large datasets and/or cloud-based datastores

    • You are passionate about uptime and about building services that are both scalable and reliable

    • Previous Python experience would be beneficial

    • Exposure to other public/private clouds a plus 

    • Excellent communications skills - written and verbal

    Why Proofpoint 

    We are wholly devoted to helping our customers protect their greatest assets and biggest security risk: their people. That’s why we’re a pioneer in next-generation cybersecurity and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner. We welcome candidates from all walks of life. Apply today and explore your future #LifeAtPFPT.

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    If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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