Software Engineer


Herzliya, IL
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/12/2021
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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

Design and develop a robust, scalable and sophisticated Cloud Apps Security Platform, which detects suspicious activity in real-time, analyzes, infers and acts upon unsecured user actions. Use and teach the best methodologies for high quality designing, coding and testing. Be part of a team facing engineering challenges in a dynamic environment.

Your day-to-day

  • Design and develop the backend of a distributed reactive messaging-based system, using open source technologies
  • Perform code reviews.
  • Leading development processes and mentoring other team members.
  • Coding in Java, Scala and working with streaming frameworks like Kafka and Akka stream, working with NoSQL DBs like Elastic Search and Couchbase.
  • Build and deploy applications and components in a cloud-based environment (AWS)
  • Working closely with the QA and DevOps team to monitor and support a critical production system used by clients around the world
  • Understand the domain of cloud applications and cloud security

What you bring to the team

  • Superb skills and deep knowledge in Computer Science and Engineering
  • At least 7 years in hands-on software development
  • Track record in full product life cycle, from design to production, building 24x7 systems, preferably SaaS (or web) – essential
  • Experience with building scalable, reliable and resilient distributed systems
  • Experience in working with streaming frameworks - Big advantage
  • Expertise with Scala/Java and running JVM based systems in production environments
  • An academic degree in relevant technical field
  • Superb communication skills (both oral and written) in Hebrew and English


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

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.