By making evidence the heart of security, we help customers stay ahead of ever-changing cyber-attacks. 

Corelight is the cybersecurity company that transforms network and cloud activity into evidence.  Evidence that elite defenders use to proactively hunt for threats, accelerate response to cyber incidents, gain complete network visibility and create powerful analytics using machine-learning and behavioral analysis tools.  Easily deployed, and available in traditional and SaaS-based formats, Corelight is the fastest-growing Network Detection and Response (NDR) platform in the industry.  And we are the only NDR platform that leverages the power of Open Source projects in addition to our own technology to deliver Intrusion Detection (IDS), Network Security Monitoring (NSM), and Smart PCAP solutions.  We sell to some of the most sensitive, mission critical large enterprises and government agencies in the world.

Role

This  position is for our Investigator product. Investigator is a SaaS-based network detection and response (NDR) solution that combines comprehensive network evidence with machine learning (ML) and advanced analytics. It features a fast, intuitive search platform that improves SOC performance metrics and consolidates legacy toolsets. As a Senior Backend Software Engineer, you will play a crucial role in leading the development and architecture of the backend systems that power our products and services. You will be responsible for overseeing a team of backend engineers, guiding their work, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality, scalable, and reliable software solutions. Your deep understanding of SaaS and cloud technologies, combined with your leadership skills, will be vital in shaping the future of Corelight's Open NDR SaaS Platform.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the technical design discussions within the team and collaborate with other teams across the organization
  • Design, develop and operate scalable, elastic and secure microservices based on serverless architectures
  • Build REST APIs / GraphQL services to interface with large datasets and analytics using AWS technologies and services like AWS Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB, S3, and Cloudwatch
  • Work in an Agile development team to design and deliver service features end-to-end from design to production deployment and monitoring
  • Evangelize and drive adoption of software development best practices in code health, quality, test stability and maintainability
  • Work closely with offshore teams on various development projects

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong appreciation and support for our core values: low ego results, tireless service, and applied curiosity
  • 7+ years of professional software development experience
  • Experience building REST APIs / GraphQL to support a rich data-heavy visual user interface 
  • Experience using AWS Services (Lambda, AppSync, API Gateway) or equivalent
  • Experience with Python, Java/Scala and/or Go
  • Knowledge of Relational and NoSQL databases
  • Experience adopting & using Agile development methodologies
  • Excellent communication skills. You thrive by collaborating with multiple teams and use your communication skills to influence product directions
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using Docker, Kubernetes, and containerized microservices
  • Knowledge of Network-based Security Detections and Attack techniques desirable
  • Experience with Search and Analytics tools like Splunk, Elasticsearch etc. 
  • Experience with frontend technologies such as React is desirable
  • Experience working in a distributed team

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We understand that no candidate is perfectly qualified for any job. Experience comes in different forms; many skills are transferable; and passion goes a long way. Even more important than your resume is a clear demonstration of skill, dedication, and the ability to thrive in a fluid and collaborative environment. We want you to learn new things in this role, and we encourage you to apply if your experience is close to what we’re looking for.

Diversity of background and thought makes for better problem solving and more creative thinking, which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team.

Notice of Pay Transparency:
The compensation for this position may vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. Depending on the nature and seniority of the role, a percentage of compensation may come in the form of a commission-based or discretionary bonus. Equity and additional benefits will also be awarded.

Compensation Range
$154,000$183,000 USD

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