Sr. Software Engineer

Proofpoint Inc Sunnyvale, CA
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 is looking for technically curious, Senior Software Engineer to develop operations and tooling infrastructure to make release cycles efficient in CI/CD model.

In this role, you will be responsible to develop monitoring, alerting and display solutions of the cloud services health and that help release high quality functionality frequently.

The ideal candidate would have a healthy dose of self-motivation, strong full stack experience in developing modular, easily maintainable code. Strong communication skills, loves to proactively reach out to different stake holders to gather requirements and delivers tools for multiple product teams.

This is a growing team and so there will be many opportunities to be involved directly with product management, engineering and support teams. Everybody on the team is passionate about their work and we're looking for similarly motivated "get stuff done" kind of people to join us.


* Sense of ownership towards product quality

* Collaborate with multiple product engineering teams to come up with designs and develop tools

* Deliver solutions to provide insights into code quality

* Be data, product and business driven and impactful

* Play well with others! Be a great teammate and help maintain our positive culture

What you bring to the team

* Strong experience in one or more of the languages: Ruby, Java, Python, JavaScript

* 4+ years of experience in software development

* Strong understanding of cloud based application deployments and troubleshooting

* Knowledge of source control management, coding standards, code reviews, build processes

* Strong Linux fundamentals

* Be motivated, detail-oriented, have the ability to thrive in a team environment

* Strong verbal and written 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!