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Senior Backend Systems Software Engineer

  • Abnormal Security
  • 580 California St #1400, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

About Abnormal Security:Founded in 2018, Abnormal Security is defining the next generation of email security defense. Our platform uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to baseline communication content, user identity, and behavioral signals in real-time and at-scale in order to detect the abnormalities of email attacks. Customers love us because we consistently detect and stop what everyone else in the market can't -- advanced attacks that have never been seen before -- and we do so with beautiful user interfaces and best-in-industry customer support. Our customers and the cybersecurity industry is noticing our success - we're on the Forbes AI 50 , selected as a Gartner 2020 Cool Vendor , and our customer base includes multiple Fortune 500 companies. Our veteran team has built some of the most enduring machine learning platforms at leading companies including Google, Twitter, Pinterest, Amazon, Microsoft, and Expanse. We are located in San Francisco and New York City. Our technology relies on reliable, scalable infrastructure that can keep up with the growing demands and needs of our customers. We are growing our engineering team responsible for designing, scaling, and securing our infrastructure. Your work will be open ended, but goal directed. Position Summary:You will be a key hire to maintain & scale our backend systems that power all of Abnormal Security's product offerings. This will require balancing continuous performance monitoring, fixes, and optimizations, as well as fundamental re-architectures to handle the next 10x of system scale. Requirements: Bachelor's in Computer Science, or equivalent subject expertise in systems and infrastructure 5+ years of industry experience in Big Data and Systems infrastructure (high throughput, low latency). Deep knowledge of distributed systems, data management, and data pipelines Previous startup work experience, or working in the early stages of a product's lifecycle Strong sense of proactive ownership - taking pride and responsibility for the quality of all systems and products we deliver to our customers Expertise in industry standard software engineering practices (e.g. thorough code reviews, design documentation, system production readiness launch plans, incident management, etc.) Experience in mentoring and leading teams Nice To Haves: Experience in popular distributed frameworks such as Apache Spark and Presto in Amazon EMR, and interact with data in other AWS data stores such as Amazon S3, Amazon Kinesis, and Amazon DynamoDB Demonstrable contributions to open source projects and communities through code, documentation, and technical evangelism Demonstrable understanding of the current features and limitations of popular deep learning frameworks Familiar with Python Why Abnormal Security: Competitive pay and equity One of the most proven machine learning teams in Silicon Valley Best-in-class customer traction and growth Team-wide commitment to excellence, velocity, and customer-focus Strong growth opportunities and high ownership expectations Full medical, dental, and vision health insurance benefits Daily catered lunches and snacks Generous PTO
Associated topics: algorithm, back end, c++, matlab, perl, php, programming, python, software developer, software development engineer