Sr. Software Development Engineer - Distributed Systems at Sift Security

Menlo Park, CA, United States of America

Posted on Apr 11 2015 (about 9 years ago)

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and develop various backend components, from ingestion to analytics
  • Utilize modern big data technologies, such as Kafka, Spark, and Graph Database components
  • Lead / manage / mentor junior developers and contractors to achieve key objectives

General Requirements

  • Work in collaborative teams in an Agile environment focused on the full life-cycle of software
  • Build new products from the ground up, with high performance, scalability and reliability
  • Experience and passion for creating efficient, maintainable, robust, well tested code
  • Experience in enterprise software, and strong interest in information security preferred


  • Degree(s) in computer science or similar field
  • Experience with distributed data processing system (Kafka, Spark, Graph databases, others)
  • 5+ Years experience developing production quality software
  • Experience leading / managing / mentoring small, high performing teams


Big Data, Graph Database, Hbase, Kafka, Spark, HDFS


Menlo Park


$120K – $150K Salary 1.0% – 2.0% Equity


Sift Security is a stealth mode enterprise security startup that is leveraging big data and advanced analytics to enable enterprises to efficiently identify, prioritize and investigate risks inside their enterprise.


Sift Security is a stealth mode security startup that is leveraging big data and advanced analytics to enable enterprises to rapidly discover, prioritize and investigate security events. We are an early stage company with strong team of security experts, distributed systems experts, and data scientists working in a flat, collaborative environment. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a founding technology team, helping define and shape innovative solutions to one of the most interesting and challenging problems facing modern enterprises.


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