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API & Backend - Senior Staff Software Engineer -

Date Posted: 9/10/2020

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Job Description

Title: Senior Staff Software Engineer - API & Backend 
Location: Ottawa, Canada (Remote/onsite)
Direct Hire

Our threat Insight is an enterprise network security product focused on providing capabilities that empower our customers to detect and track adversaries in real-time.
Our mission is to use the power of information to detect, track, and dismantle hackers' means of attacking our customers. Our team has seen all sides of the equation, as attackers and defenders, in addition to the complex engineering required to solve these problems at scale. Our software helps security professionals get an unparalleled view of their networks, perform forensics on security incidents, and build effective early warning systems.
We are looking for API/Backend Developers to help us solve complex search and pattern matching problems at the petabyte scale. Our data collection needs to operate in near real-time, our data stores need to scale linearly with our datasets, our search needs to perform sub-second matches, our classifiers and behavior analytics need to operate over streaming data sets, and our pattern matching needs to support a variety of operators, window functions, and custom intersection semantics. We work with a number of data storage and processing systems, including MySQL, Postgres, Hadoop, HBase/Phoenix, Spark, Elasticsearch, a variety of AWS data services as well as proprietary systems.

Core Job Role

  • Design and deliver highly scalable multi-tiered web services.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot new and existing services.
  • Engineer solutions to maintain high SLAs in a rapidly evolving production environment.
  • Work independently and self-directed.
  • Be humble and willing to learn.

Job Requirements
  • 8 or more years of professional software engineering experience.
  • 5 or more years of Java and Java web-services experience.
  • Understanding of SOA, SAAS, and REST/OAuth/JSON architectures and services.
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming, data structures, algorithms, software design. Rigor in high code quality, automated testing, and another engineering best practices.
  • Experience in developing extensible APIs and highly maintainable services.
  • Experience in deploying, monitoring, and maintaining services and systems.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.


We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
To apply please email your resume to kinguyen@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Santa Clara, CA
  • Job Type:I.T.
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:9/10/2020
  • Contact: Kim Nguyen (408) 418-1867
  • Pay Range: $60.00 - $70.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-2009-97848