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Proofpoint Sr. Data Engineer in Broomfield, Colorado

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.

Corporate Overview

Proofpoint is a leading cybersecurity company protecting organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: vulnerabilities in people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber attacks. Leading organizations of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, rely on Proofpoint for people-centric security and compliance solutions mitigating their most critical risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web.

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect their greatest assets and biggest security risk: their people. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity.

Protection Starts with People.

The Role and the Team

At Proofpoint, we take our customer’s data very seriously. We take our own data very seriously. We are continually looking for ways to provide and secure access to information across and among our systems.

Combining your knowledge of AWS, Data Pipelines, Data Warehousing and AI/ML, this Senior Data Engineer position is focused on extending Proofpoint’s data expertise in the cloud. Across our products and services, your work will help integrate the business, operational, usage and behavioral data to be used to analyze, learn and inform our corporate processes, knowledge and products.

Job Requirements

  • Collaborate with teams throughout the company to plan, design, develop and deploy data ingestion and consumption mechanisms

  • Manage and automate the processes and monitoring of our Data Lake

  • Working with our consumers and security teams, improve access to and security of the Data Lake

  • Enable new AI/ML usage models to expand the capabilities that can be provided by data flow between the Data Lake and our cloud-based security services

What you bring to the team

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent years experience

  • Expertise with SQL and Relational Database models and data modeling concepts (Data Cubes, Star/Snowflake schemas, Time-series, etc.)

  • Expertise with Data Lake/Warehouse management and scaling (AWS Redshift)

  • Experience with Data Ingestion and Transformation (AWS AppFlow Glue, Lambda)

  • Experience with AWS Identity Flow (IAMs, security automation)

  • Experience with CI/CD automation tooling for data processing

  • Experience with ML/AI scripting and tooling (Python numpy, Redshift ML)

  • Familiarity with Salesforce a plus

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in Data Warehousing and AWS

  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)

Why Proofpoint

Protecting people is at the heart of our award-winning lineup of cybersecurity solutions, and the people who work here are the key to our success. We’re a customer-focused and a driven-to-win organization with leading-edge products. We are an inclusive, diverse, multinational company that believes in culture fit, but more importantly ‘culture-add’, and we strongly encourage people from all walks of life to apply.

We believe in hiring the best and the brightest to help cultivate our culture of collaboration and appreciation. Apply today and explore your future at Proofpoint! #LifeAtPFPT


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