Principal Software Engineer (Defense Platform)

Company Description

We are looking for a mature Principal Software Engineer who strongly desires to contribute to the product development of an innovative Defense Platform that will disrupt the economics of cybercrime. 

Sounds exciting?  

We hope you can join us in that mission! 

CUSTOMER

The company was founded in 2012 in Brooklyn. Our humble beginnings led to the creation of the Defense Platform, the backbone of all our products that safeguards enterprises from sophisticated bot attacks, fraud, and account abuse. Today, we verify the humanity of more than 20 trillion interactions per week for some of the largest companies and internet platforms. 

PROJECT

You’ll join us at an exciting moment in our product story: we joined forces with two big companies in a market-changing merger. Together, we will disrupt the economics of cybercrime. We hope you can join us in that mission. 

Job Description
  • Elevate existing solutions by working on legacy code, ensuring continuous improvement  

  • Conduct a thorough analysis of the current system architecture and contribute innovative ideas for optimization  

  • Address technical issues, conflicts, and challenges, ensuring smooth operation of the software ecosystem  

  • Define architectural principles, design patterns, and coding standards to ensure IT solutions’ consistency, maintainability, and reusability   

  • Assess and evaluate various technologies, platforms, frameworks, and tools to determine their suitability for the organization’s IT landscape  

  • Consider factors such as performance, scalability, security, compatibility, and cost-effectiveness. Make recommendations and guide the selection of appropriate technologies  

  • Work closely and continuously with clients’ stakeholders to meet business/client requirements and incorporate broader aspects  

  • Ensure relevant technical strategies, policies, standards, and practices are applied correctly across technology programs/projects and products  

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with R&D and Research teams to enhance product optimization  

Qualifications
  • Hands-on expertise in architecting large-scale software products  

  • At least 5 years of experience in C++ programming  

  • Familiarity and proficiency in other programming languages such as Python, JavaScript, Go, or any other  

  • Previous experience navigating the Cyber Security landscape, including accreditation of solutions in high-classified, secure environments  

  • Excellent analytical and technical skills  

  • Fluent English  

  • Experience working with algorithms, databases, modern frameworks, etc.  

Additional Information
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and spoken in English  

  • Ability to foresee and manage technical risks effectively  

  • Strong sense of responsibility, commitment, and proactiveness  

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