Senior Software Engineer, Backend

Tanium

Remote / United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 06/03/2021
  • Website: tanium.com
  • Company Address: 2200 Powell Street 6th Floor, Emeryville, CA, 94608

About Tanium

Tanium was founded to deliver a new and innovative approach to endpoint management and security that delivers instant visibility and responsiveness that does not slow down as the enterprise environment scales. Tanium is empowering the largest enterprises in the world to gather critical information globally from every endpoint and drive remediating action in seconds, including the distribution of patches, applications, and tools - all from a single server.

Job Description

As a Backend Senior Software Engineer at Tanium, you will build and maintain best-of-breed products as part of a nimble development team. Tanium focuses on a customer engagement model and feedback process to ensure our products are designed the right way from the beginning. When new products ideas are identified, our software engineers design, develop, test, and deploy the products from the ground up, while iterating with product management and customers for feedback and input.

What you’ll do:

  • Build and maintain Tanium's products alongside an agile development team
  • Design, develop and test new product ideas from the ground up while working with product management for feedback and input

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Education
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
    • CS Degree preferred
  • Experience
    • 5+ years industry experience
    • Experience designing and building high-impact, high-performance and maintainable full-stack web applications
    • Expert knowledge of at least one of JavaScript (preferred), Python, Node.js, Ruby, Golang, Rust, or Java
    • Experience with HTTP API design and development
    • Experience with modern software engineering development and automation tools like git and Jenkins
  • Other
    • Demonstrates sound judgment for balancing between rapid development, long-term code maintainability and supportability
    • Believes in the power of and the need for writing automated tests as part of development
    • Experienced debugger who can put out fires under pressure when things go wrong in production environments
    • Has knowledge of a variety of modern software frameworks (server side & browser side) and the versatility to learn new tools

About Tanium:

At Tanium, we offer a proven platform for endpoint visibility and control that transforms how the world's largest and most sophisticated organizations manage and secure their computing devices with unparalleled speed and agility. There’s a reason why more than half of the Fortune 100, top retailers and financial institutions, and four branches of the US Armed Forces rely on Tanium.

Our unstoppable spirit, drive to do the right thing and win as a team attitude has earned us the rank of 7th on the Forbes list of “Top 100 Private Companies in Cloud Computing” for 2019 and 10th on FORTUNE’s list of the “100 Best Medium Workplaces.”

On a mission. Together.

At Tanium, we are stewards of a culture that emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect, and diversity. In our pursuit of revolutionizing the way some of the largest enterprises and governments in the world solve their most difficult IT challenges, we are strengthened by our unique perspectives and by our collective actions.  

We are an organization with stakeholders around the world and it’s imperative that the diversity of our customers and communities is reflected internally in our team members. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow because we know that only together can we do great things.

At Tanium, we take care of our employees and their communities with things like 5 days of Volunteer Time Off.

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