Performance and Scalability Engineer

Menlo Security

Bracknell, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 01/15/2021
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  • Company Address: 2300 Geng Rd Ste. 200, Palo Alto, CA, 94303

About Menlo Security

Menlo Security is a cyber security company that protects organizations from cyber attacks by eliminating the threat of malware. It provides such solutions as secure cloud transformation, secure web gateway, credential security, spear phishing, and personal webmail protection.

Job Description

Menlo Security's mission is enabling the world to connect, communicate and collaborate securely without compromise. COVID-19 has made our mission all the more real. We support customers across various enterprises including Fortune 500 companies, leading financial services, and the Department of Defense.

The world has fundamentally changed. We are growing from 250 employees into the next phase of our journey, and we need passionate talent filled with empathy and agility. 

This position can be located anywhere in the UK

Menlo Security is growing rapidly and currently looking for talented engineers with a passion for innovation that thrive in a fast-paced team-oriented environment to join the engineering team.

The Performance and Scalability Team is responsible for ensuring Menlo Security's rapidly growing cloud infrastructure and on-prem solutions can grow to meet very high levels of user demand while providing our customers with excellent user experience at a reasonable cost. Our activities include:

  • Analyzing performance of our production systems.
  • Architecting and implementing software enhancements to improve performance and scalability.
  • Ensuring our systems provide all necessary performance metrics.
  • Developing software for performance testing.
  • Designing and running load tests and other experiments.

We are looking for a new member of the team with the following skills and qualifications:

  • BSc or graduate degree in Computer Science, Maths, Physics or other quantitative field.
  • Passionate about optimizing and scaling large, complex systems.
  • Strong ability to learn quickly and think about complex problems analytically.
  • Experience in software engineering, ideally with Python, NodeJS, C++ and JavaScript on Linux.
  • Understanding of TCP/IP and major protocols such as HTTP, DNS and TLS.
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and strong ability to learn.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly organized and thorough with critical attention to detail and documentation.
  • Optional: Experience with AWS or other cloud platforms.
  • Optional: In-depth knowledge of the Linux kernel.
  • Optional: Experience with inferential statistics.

Why Menlo?

Our culture is collaborative, inclusive, and fun! We believe in open communication, supporting new ideas, and sharing a mutual mindset of what we’re aiming to achieve together. There are also tremendous opportunities to take initiative, implement new ideas, and have a hand in building something great.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive compensation 
  • PMI 
  • Pension (4% company contribution) 
  • Life assurance 
  • Fast-paced team-oriented environment 
  • Flexible work hours and work from home opportunities 
  • Be part of a company that is truly changing the security industry!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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