Senior Software Engineer Contractor


Toronto, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/14/2021
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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.

The Role

Proofpoint is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to work out of its Toronto office. Proofpoint Email Archiving is a Software as a Service solution that features a distributed grid search and storage infrastructure. This service-based architecture allows us to scale to meet the needs of hundreds of clients that are among the largest businesses in the world.

We are looking for a software engineer to join this leading edge team, to extend and enhance the wide range of services provided by our service infrastructure. You will be a key player in a small team developing enhancements to the archiving product in all areas including web services, application functionality, data management framework and tools

Your day-to-day

·         With Product Management, define and refine the requirements of new features and redesign of existing features by the creation of use cases

·         Producing innovative and easy-to-use design solutions that address complex concepts and workflows for various features in the archiving system

·         Help to troubleshoot and resolve difficult production problems that can affect out various customers across multiple data centers in multiple different geographies

·         Work closely with multi-disciplinary product teams to ensure design meets user needs, product requirements, and technical constraints while ensuring timely delivery of product efforts

·         Contribute to and lead the development of various style guides and user experience pattern libraries

What you bring to the team

·         Experienced building core enterprise products/solutions

·         Design and development skills in Java

·         Strong analytics background with experience working with different search engines like Lucene

·         Experienced of advanced OO concepts/methodologies

·         Strong communication skills

·         Experience with Agile/Scrum

·         Flexibility to change approaches and projects when needed

·         Previous experience creating security, email, archiving, eDiscovery, and/or storage products  is a plus

·         Experience with Database programming (MySQL a strong plus)

·         Experience with distributed systems

·         Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering

What make you different from others

·         Experience with development using Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) and EWS

·         Experience with development using Microsoft Enterprise System such as Active Directory, Exchange Server, Windows Management System, PowerShell, and etc

·         Familiar with Microsoft Cloud Solution such as Azure, O365, Remote Powershell, and Active Directory Graph API #LI-PH1

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

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