Proofpoint Senior DevOps Software Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Senior DevOps Software Engineer
At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:
Build and enhance our proven security platform
Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture
Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel
Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges
We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.
We are looking for a talented and passionate DevOps Software Engineer who is interested in joining our Engineering team. In this role, you’ll be tasked with driving relentless improvements and innovation to our core infrastructure platforms that Service Reliability Engineer’s (SREs) and Engineering teams depend on to run Proofpoint’s products and services. You will help build the fundamental tooling and automation that lets SREs manage tens of thousands of production systems with a small, nimble team. Defining and building the technology required for the business to operate efficiently, we create automation that make it easy to build robust solutions to deploy and manage services running in production. We do all this by working with fun, sharp, supportive people who make it fun to come to work every day.
Design and maintain highly available and robust infrastructure services that increases productivity of SRE and Engineering teams
Interact with other SRE teams to understand requirements and drive solutions. Evaluate build versus buy decisions
Maintain quality of code, up-to-date documentation, and a high degree of ownership
Evangelize and drive software engineering practices within the team
Work in a dynamic environment and respond to interrupts in a timely manner
Provide escalation support for infrastructure platforms running in production
Provide mentoring to others within the team and the larger Operations organization
What you bring to the team
Expensive experience creating solutions for large scale Unix deployments
Proven experience and knowledge of Linux internals and core system services
Solid understanding of networking and communication protocols
Extensive development experience with Golang (preferable) or NodeJS
Experience with Python or other scripting languages
Experience designing, developing and maintaining self-contained micro-services GraphQL (preferable) or REST
Good overall understanding of and substantial hands-on experience with AWS or other public cloud platforms
Expert knowledge of CI/CD process. Must have used Jenkins (or similar for pipeline automation of packaging, building and deploying code
Hands on experience with container and virtualization technologies like Docker
Well versed in configuration management solutions like Puppet, Chef or similar
Understanding of the basics of databases, both relational and NoSQL
Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodology
Excellent communication skills - written and verbal
BS in Computer Science or relevant work experience
As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!
Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any recruiter or agency fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.