Software Engineer


Indianapolis, IN 46202

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

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, 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**

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

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

Proofpoint is looking for an excellent Senior Software Engineer to join the Platform and Shared Services team.

We are a tight knit team, focused on growing the product and our own skillsets in this ever-changing landscape of high volume real time data processing which impacts all our products . If you want to work in a startup-like environment within a fast moving, publicly traded, high-growth security company, then Proofpoint may be right for you.

We are looking for a Software Engineer who possesses a passion for using cutting edge techniques, to continuously improve the product and team, and developing/designing solutions to solve some of the difficult problems working with large and diverse datasets.

**Your day-to-day**

+ As a member of the Platform and Shared Services team, you will be working closely with cross functional teams

+ Build new features and improvements to the existing solution in production.

+ Work with senior engineers in the team, recommend/brainstorm suitable technologies, follow engineering best practices

+ Follow agile/scrum methodologies

+ Take end-to-end ownership of new code from prototype to production.

+ You can independently analyze requirements, design and build scalable products with 24x7 availability

+ Ensure that customer and production issues are resolved quickly.

+ Maintain a high standard for engineering practices within the team.

**What you bring to the team**

+ Bachelors degree or above in Computer Science

+ 2+ years of experience in large scale software development

+ Knowledge of large-scale distributed systems and client-server architectures.

+ Good understanding of database concepts both in the SQL and NoSQL world

+ Be able to design and code - clean, elegant web services in Java

+ Thorough knowledge of multi-threading, concurrency.

+ Write clean code and good coverage of unit tests

+ Any experience with one or more data pipeline and processing technologies (Kafka, Spark, Storm, Flink, etc.) is a plus

+ Strong problem solving skills with entrepreneurial attitude.

+ Have the curiosity to learn new technologies and build creative solutions

+ Good understanding of running production service with 24/7 support, monitoring.

+ Collaborate well with the team members

+ Excellent communication skills

**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!



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

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