From our founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, your data just arrives in your warehouse, canonical and ready to query, no engineering or maintenance required. As we watch more and more companies leverage our technology to become truly data-driven, we’re proud not only of our growth but also of the fact that we’ve grown without compromising our core values.
We do the right thing, even when it's harder in the short run. We challenge the status quo by reasoning from first principles.
Fivetran belongs to all of us. We take ownership and are accountable for getting things done. Through curiosity, learning, and coaching, we grow as individuals and teams.
One team, one dream.
We share the pains and successes of our customers, partners and colleagues. We seek, gather, and trust a diverse group of teammates with different perspectives to guide Fivetran's progress.
If these values resonate with you, we’d love to hear from you.

About the role: 

Fivetran is looking for a Senior Software Engineer, Platform Security to help us in designing and building security features, libraries, and internal tools at a fast-growing data company. Our platform security team is responsible for areas such as customer segmentation, code hardening, credential security, connection auditing, and internal “firewalls” that protect our customers from Fivetran itself. You’ll work across our software stack, from customer facing dashboard features, to back-end encryption SDKs used by our entire engineering organization.

We're looking for people who are passionate about software engineering, and “Blue Team” security, and want to ensure that thousands of Fivetran customers can sleep soundly, knowing that Fivetran is the most hardened component of their data stack. 

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will: 

  • Design and implement systems and framework libraries that enhance the security of Fivetran
  • Conduct design and code reviews using a deep understanding of security principles and industry best practices 
  • Provide security guidance to new projects and initiatives


  • Experience in software service design, object oriented code development, and cloud infrastructure
  • A high attention to detail in code reviews, design feedback, and troubleshooting
  • Has experience designing service/system roles, and authentication protocols, and authorization controls 
  • Has experience applying cryptography based on an understanding of the principles, and familiarity with common libraries (e.g. OpenSSL, BouncyCastle, NaCl/libsodium, etc.) and cloud services (AWS KMS) 
  • Works very collaboratively in a team setting  
  • Can identify design flaws in existing systems and come up with improvements


  • Codes in Java
  • Experience with security in Kubernetes (K8s)
  • Experience with sandboxing (gVisor, AWS Firecracker)
  • Experienced working in a cloud environment utilizing AWS, GCP, Postgres, Kubernetes, Docker, CircleCI, or similar technologies

Perks and Benefits: 

  • 100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance. Benefits begin on your first day!
  • Option of Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Savings Account (FSA)
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plus paid sick time, holidays, parental leave, and volunteer days off
  • 401k match program
  • Eligible donation match program
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
  • Work-from-home equipment reimbursement for your home office setup!
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Company virtual happy hours and fun team building activities
  • Pet Insurance -- and yes, you can bring your well-behaved fur babies to work
  • Commuter benefits to help with transit and parking costs
Shaped by the real-world needs of data analysts, Fivetran technology is the smartest, fastest way to replicate your applications, databases, events and files into a high-performance cloud warehouse. Fivetran connectors deploy in minutes, require zero maintenance, and automatically adjust to source changes — so your data team can stop worrying about engineering and focus on driving insights. To learn more about Fivetran’s culture and what it’s like to be part of the team, click here and enjoy our video.
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