ExtraHop is on a mission to protect and propagate trust by revealing the cybertruth: the truth about the attackers already inside an organization’s network, the truth about what they’re doing, and how to stop them at top speed. We partner with every customer, every day, to reveal it. Are you ready to join us?

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer to develop features and components and assist in leading junior team members, working at the foundation level of our appliances and cloud offerings.

Our team designs and develops new features and builds fundamental tools and structures to enable creation of world-class security applications on physical, virtual, and cloud appliances. We develop, support, and secure the operating system, kernel, drivers, installation/upgrade process, and administrative and connectivity features. We work closely with feature owners on other teams to design and implement core support components.

We offer an engaging and innovative environment in which people are encouraged and supported to collaborate on industry-leading technology and create a world-class engineering team, while they develop and enrich their individual growth.We believe in actively investing in a diverse engineering organization and are seeking highly talented software engineers from all backgrounds, who bring in their own perspectives, influences, and experiences. Are you as passionate as we are about positive culture and amazing technology? If so, we can’t wait to chat with you.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain a high standard for the team in code reviews
  • Design and own development of features, collaborating inside the team and across the architecture team, product management teams, and other stakeholders as necessary 
  • Provide technical leadership to junior team members and leverage design and mentorship experience to help enable the team
  • Occasionally expand into other areas of engineering — we encourage and support full-stack flexibility
  • Collaborate with UX, PM, QA, and other engineering teams to define requirements, develop architecture, and implement new features
  • Participate in agile development methodologies
  • Demonstrate traits in line with our company values (have a sense of humor, be nice to each other, think about customers first, build cool stuff)

Required Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years working experience designing and implementing backend infrastructure components
  • Fluent in back-end languages such as Python, Golang, Rust, or C/C++
  • Experience with basic CPU, network, or storage performance analysis and tuning on Linux
  • Familiarity with navigating typical Linux server environments, including common tools, package management, and services
  • Experience leading or mentoring other team members and  maintaining strong software engineering practices 
  • Strong communication skills

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience programming with sockets, using HTTP/TLS client libraries, or configuring servers like Apache or nginx
  • Extensive experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Experience with Docker containers and other build tools
  • Experience developing, maintaining, or extensively customizing a Linux/Unix-based OS for cloud, server, or embedded use cases
  • Familiarity with Linux kernel subsystems or driver development
  • Experience with monitoring or analytics tools such as Prometheus/Grafana, QuickSight, or CloudWatch
  • Basic experience using and/or administering an RDBMS such as PostgreSQL or MySQL
  • Familiarity with cryptography principles and applications
  • Experience with authentication/authorization technologies such as SAML, OAuth, OIDC, Kerberos, or LDAP/Active Directory
  • Familiarity with principles of enterprise server and storage hardware technologies
  • Working exposure to security certifications such as FIPS 140, FedRAMP, Common Criteria, SOC2, PCI DSS, or HIPAA

$136,600 - $180,310 + benefits

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S.  We are unable to sponsor or assume sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

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ABOUT EXTRAHOP 

ExtraHop is the cybersecurity partner enterprises trust to reveal the unknown and unmask the attack. We’re on a mission to protect and propagate trust by revealing the cybertruth, and we partner with every customer, every day, to uncover it. Our Reveal(x) 360 platform is the only network detection and response solution delivering the 360-degree visibility needed to see everything on the network. When organizations have full network transparency with ExtraHop, they can see more, know more, and stop more cyberattacks.

ExtraHop is recognized by leading organizations for both its innovation in the market and its commitment to building a world-class team. We’ve been recognized as a “Customer’s Choice” by Gartner Peer Insights™ Voice of the Customer, and as a Leader in the Forrester Wave®: Network Analysis and Visibility, Q2 2023. ExtraHop has won AI Breakthrough Awards four times (2018-2020, 2023) and our Channel Partner program has received a 5-star rating from CRN for our 2023 Partner Program Guide. Our flagship product, Reveal(x), has received numerous accolades, including a 2022 Edison Award for Cybersecurity

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with ExtraHop and the country where you work.

  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Honor System PTO and 9 Holidays (US only) + 3 Days of Paid Volunteer Time 
  • Non-Commissioned positions are eligible to participate in annual discretionary bonus plan
  • FSA and Dependent Care Accounts + EAP where applicable
  • Educational Reimbursement 
  • 401k with employer match or Pension where applicable
  • Pet Insurance (US only)
  • Parental Leave (US Only)
  • Hybrid and Remote Work Model

*Candidates should note that the Company may modify reporting relationships, job titles and compensation, including commissions and benefits, from time to time at its sole discretion, as it deems necessary, with or without prior notice.

We are intentional about our culture, diversity, and inclusion, and we welcome everyone to come ready to participate in contributing to this truly unique environment. At ExtraHop, we believe that the best products, services, and companies are built by strong teams that include a diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, ideas, and experiences. We are committed to supporting and enabling growth and opportunity for every employee at every level. This is the foundation of our success. 


We are equally committed to equal employment opportunity, and it is foundational to how we recruit and hire our talented team. Employment is determined based upon capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status, pregnancy (including but not limited to potential pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, age , national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, disability ,, genetic information, or any other protected class as established by law.

Our people are our most important competitive advantage, leading the charge cyber criminals and insider threats.

Ready to join us?   #Extrahop #Security #NDR #informationsecurity #cybersecurity #cloudsecurity #infosec #LI-Remote 

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