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Senior Software Engineer | Distributed Systems | C++

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer | Distributed Systems | C++
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Francisco
Salary: Up to $240,000
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Contact Name: Kiel O'Mara
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

My client is a very well funded Analytics startup, that has grown to be a huge player in the space, with 20,000 clients worldwide, in over 200 locations. I am looking for a seasoned Senior Software Engineer, with a passion for building high-availability, low-latency, distributed systems - AT SCALE


What you'll do:

  • Build highly-scalable, high-impact software, capable of dealing with megabytes of data every second
  • Lead design and implementation of new security features for products, in Python or Go
  • Implement auditing and monitoring systems to protect the global network
  • Secure access to production services, for deployment, configuration and debugging

What you'll bring:

  • 6+ years' hands-on experience building enterprise level software
  • 3+ years' recent experience coding in Python, Go, C/C++
  • Experience building secure products, capable of reliably identify security issues
  • Familiarity with system and network security, including cryptography, authentication protocols, intrusion detection systems, firewalls and VPNs
  • BS or MS in Computer Science from a reputable school (or impressive work experience)
  • Strong comms skills & teamwork


The company can offer very competitive salary packages, comparable with the big players in the market. Additionally, industry leading benefits, stock options, 401k, commuting contribution.

Downtown San Francisco | H-1b Visa transfers available | Relocation packages offered