Staff Software Engineer, Database Frameworks

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Santa Clara, CA, United States
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About Netskope

Today, there are more data and users outside the enterprise than inside, causing the network perimeter as we know it to dissolve. We realized a new perimeter was needed, one that is built in the cloud and follows and protects data wherever it goes, so we started Netskope to redefine Cloud, Network and Data Security. 

Since 2012, we have built the market-leading cloud security company and an award-winning culture powered by hundreds of employees spread across offices in Santa Clara, San Francisco, Seattle, Bangalore, London, Melbourne, and Tokyo. Our core values are openness, honesty, and transparency, and we purposely developed our open desk layouts and large meeting spaces to support and promote partnerships, collaboration, and teamwork. From catered lunches and office celebrations to employee recognition events (pre and hopefully post-Covid) and social professional groups such as the Awesome Women of Netskope (AWON), we strive to keep work fun, supportive and interactive.  Visit us at Netskope Careers and follow us on Twitter @Netskope and Facebook. 


About the Role

Please note, this team is hiring across Staff Engineer, Sr. Staff Engineer and Principal Engineer levels and all candidates are individually assessed and appropriately leveled based upon their skills and experience.

As a Principal Engineer on the Data Engineering Team you’ll be working on some of the hardest problems in the field of Data, Cloud and Security with a mission to achieve the highest standards of customer success.  You will be building blocks of technology that will define Netskope’s future. You will leverage open source Technologies around OLAP, OLTP, Streaming, Big Data and ML models.  You will help design, and build an end-to-end system to manage the data and infrastructure used to improve security insights for our global customer base.

What's in it for you:

  • You will be part of a growing team of industry experts in the exciting space of Cloud Analytics
  • Your contributions will create a high impact in the industry and our customers through our products
  • You will solve complex and interesting challenges to improve the depth and breadth of your technical and business skills.

Required skills and experience:

  • 10+ years of industry experience building highly scalable distributed Data systems
  • Proven experience in the industry on complex Data Platforms and Solutions using Technologies like Kafka, Kubernetes, MySql, Hadoop, Big Query and other open source databases
  • Programming experience in Python, Java or Golang
  • Experience with designing and implementing large, fault-tolerant and distributed systems around columnar data stores.
  • BS/MS or above in Computer Science

What will you be doing?

  • Conceive and Build  services used by Netskope products to
    validate, transform, load and perform analytics of large amounts of data using
    distributed systems with cloud scale and reliability.
  • Help other teams architect their applications using the services from
    the Data team, using best practices and sound designs.
  • Evaluate many open source technologies to find the best fit for our needs, and
    contribute to some of them.
  • Work with the Application Development and Product Management teams to scale their underlying services
  • Provide easy-to-use analytics of usage patterns, anticipate capacity
    issues, help with long term planning
  • Learn about and design large-scale, reliable enterprise services.
  • Work with great people in a fun, collaborative environment.
  • Create scalable data mining and data analytics framework using cutting edge tools and techniques

Bonus Points:

  • Having worked in columnar Data stores
  • Contributed to open source community


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Staff Software Engineer, Database Frameworks