Sr. Software Engineer


Sunnyvale, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/05/2021
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  • Company Address: 892 Ross Drive, Sunnyvale, CA, 94089

About Proofpoint

We provide the most effective cybersecurity and compliance solutions to protect people on every channel including email, the web, the cloud, and social media.

Job Description

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Your day-to-day 

As a Sr. Software Engineer in Infrastructure you will be contributing to the design and development of the cloud infrastructure automation. You will be contributing to executing our goal of “everything as code”and gitops. You will use your knowledge of infra automation tooling like terraform, to automate management of cloud resources and kubernetes deployments.  

What you bring to the team 

As a Sr. Software Engineer you have the proven technical background and enjoys working with high performance teams. You have an eagerness to learn and pick new technologies as required. You understand the benefits that CI/CD brings to modern architecture and can empathize with the challenges of engineers not having one. You believe in the model of self service and automation. You thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment, comfortable with changes in direction.  

  • Excellent communications skills - written and verbal. 

  • An attitude to do the right thing 

  • Believe in the importance of infrastructure as code and have contributed to that effort using Terraform.

  • Experience with container and lifecycle technologies like Kubernetes, mesos, etc. 

  • Expertise on AWS with focus on security and networking. Exposure to other public/private clouds would get you extra credits. 

  • Knowledge with building/using observability systems for telemetry/tracing/anomaly detection 

  • Expertise in some programming language and a desire to work in other languages 


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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