Proofpoint Support Engineer in Sunnyvale, California
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 Systems Support Engineer to work with our flagship spam detection products that process billions of messages every single day. You get to work with some of the largest threat intelligence data in cyber security and help protect some of the most targeted people, especially in fortune 1000 companies. You’ll work with hybrid systems that take the best of rules based and machine learning based approaches in real “real time” and process billions of messages every day. A few seconds could make all the difference between a security breach and a blocked message. In succeeding with Proofpoint, you help make the internet a safer place for everyone.
Good working knowledge of scripting languages like PERL
Good programming and troubleshooting skills
High degree of accountability and ownership
What you bring to the team
4+ experience in working with large scale distributed systems with high availability
Track record of products with quality.
Deep customer focus: Always start the with customer and work backwards
Low ego and someone who puts the team and the organization first
Challenges status quo and looks for continuous improvement in systems and processes.
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.