Software Engineer – Distributed Systems / Data

Location San Francisco
Discipline: Software Development
Job type: Permanent
Salary: $150000 - $170000 per annum, Benefits: Medical, dental, vision
Contact name: James Shenton

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Job ref: JS-243
Published: 25 days ago
Startdate: 2023-11-16
Software Engineer with backend / distributed systems / large scale and database/data processing or data streaming centric background and coding skills in at least one of Go, Golang, Python, Java, C++ is required by a respected and well-funded data security-centric start-up in San Francisco in the data security space to work in product engineering and deliver a massive scale platform reliably, securely.  
Salary $150-170k Base + Bens – San Franciso – Hybrid
This Software engineer will flex their skills, contributing to the product design, coding, and reliability on a platform with low latency, real-time microservices and streaming data to process and protect substantial data volumes and millions of users.
Primary technologies used include Go, Python, Linux, Kafka, AWS, Redis, Docker, Kubernetes, Cassandra, Terraform, Envoy
The Software Engineer – Backend will require skills in
  • Strong coding ability in at least one of Go / Golang OR Python OR Java OR C++ so a Polyglot
  • Strong skills in backend systems and scale so distributed systems / event-driven, low latency or multi-threading
  • Proven experience running systems at scale with thousands of transactions TPS / requests per section RPS and reliability engineering
  • Experience developing complex software systems scaling to substantial data volumes or millions of users with production quality deployment, monitoring and reliability.
  • Experience in integrating with third-party APIs
  • Data Processing - experience with building and maintaining large-scale and/or real-time complex data processing pipelines using Kafka, Hadoop, Hive, Storm, or Zookeeper
  • Experience with large-scale distributed storage and database systems (SQL or NoSQL, MySQL, Cassandra)
  • Ability to solve complex business problems and play a senior role in a team in solving them
Key aspects of the Software Engineer Backend role would include
  • Work in product-centric engineering on low latency / distributed systems and real-time microservices
  • Building highly-availability and secure authentication and API services
  • Optimizing and operating high-volume auto-scaling streaming data services
  • Maintaining and evolving mission-critical internal databases and services
  • Instrumenting streaming data services for visibility into utilization per customer
  • Writing and maintaining documentation about internal and public services
This is an outstanding chance to flex your skills within a fast-growing and well-funded start-up of around 200 people in collaboration with VC and backing from tech giants.
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