Backend 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.

Join a new project in its early stages and influence its architecture and design.

Your day-to-day

  • Design and develop the backend of a distributed reactive messaging-based system.
  • Build and deploy applications and components in a cloud-based environment (AWS)
  • Research off-the-shelf solutions and technologies.
  • Coding in Java and working with streaming frameworks like Kafka, NoSQL DBs like Elastic Search and Couchbase and Big Data tools like Amazon Athena.
  • Owning a critical production system dependent by clients around the world.
  • Gather specs and insights from threat data analysts and implement them at production-grade quality inside the system.
  • Understand the domain of cloud applications and cloud security.

What you bring to the team

  • At least 7 years in hands-on software development of complex back-end systems, preferably using Java.
  • Track record in full product life cycle, from design to production, building 24x7 systems, preferably SaaS.
  • Experience in building scalable, reliable and resilient distributed systems.
  • Experience in working with streaming frameworks and big data technologies - advantage
  • Experience in Python – advantage
  • 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.