Software Engineer - Backend

Engineering Mountain View, California


Egnyte is seeking a Software Engineer - Backend to join our Software Engineering team. Your role will be to make meaningful contributions to the Egnyte Platform. Our team builds solutions to:

  • Locate valuable and sensitive data buried in company content
  • Control risks and automate compliance
  • Protect against internal and external security threats

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn from other Egnyters. Knowledge-sharing is a fundamental part of our culture, and we know how to share knowledge across distributed teams. 

What You’ll Do (but is not limited to)

  • Contribute to the design and development of highly-scalable elastic cloud architecture that seamlessly integrates with on-premises systems
  • Work with multi-cultural, geographically distributed teams and closely coordinate with cross-functional teams in multiple time zones.
  • Deliver enterprise-grade products to customers and continuously work with the engineering team to refine products in the field
  • Collaborate with other engineers and with Operations
  • Monitor and manage 3,000+ nodes using modern DevOps tools and APM solutions
  • Proactive performance and exception analysis

Your Qualifications 

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 2+ years relevant industry experience
  • Demonstrated success designing and developing complex systems
  • Experience with multi-tenant, highly complex, cloud solutions
  • Experience with Hybrid and/or on-premises solutions desired
  • Experience developing all aspects of software engineering, from design to implementation, QA and maintenance
  • Experience with the following technologies: Java, SQL, Linux, Python, Nginx, Haproxy, BigQuery, HBase, New Relic, Graphite, and/or Puppet
  • Data-driven decision process
  • Relies on unit testing instead of manual QA
  • Experience in working with AWS or GCE is preferred
  • Knowledge in DevOps technique

Our Benefits

  • Competitive salaries & Stock Options
  • Comprehensive benefits for you and your family (low premiums and deductibles!)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Employee Assistance Program, FSA, HAS, and Commuter/Parking benefits
  • Fully paid premiums for life insurance (up to 2x your salary) / AD&D and the option to enroll in Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Pet Plan-- Enroll in discounted Pet Insurance & Perkspot – Discount program available for entertainment, services, shopping & travel
  • Global Travel – Medical benefits to cover any employees traveling out of the United States on a work-related trip
  • Flexible hours and responsible time off
  • Emotion & Physical Wellness – Free access to emotional and physical wellness apps including Spring Health, Headspace, Aaptiv, Ginger, and Physera
  • Gym, cell phone, and commute reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan (Traditional and Roth)
  • SoFi online financial services: Pay off debt sooner, invest in your future, or refinance your mortgage – all in one app
  • FREE Egnyte lifetime membership

Egnyte Company Culture Highlights

  • Winner of Comparably's Award for Best Engineering Team 2021
  • Engineering Department is ranked in the top 5% of companies for Overall Culture on Comparably.

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Equal Opportunity Employment

Egnyte is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

About Egnyte

In a content critical age, Egnyte fuels business growth by enabling content-rich business processes, while also providing organizations with visibility and control over their content assets. Egnyte’s cloud-native content services platform leverages the industry’s leading content intelligence engine to deliver a simple, secure, and vendor-neutral foundation for managing enterprise content across business applications and storage repositories. More than 16,000 customers trust Egnyte to enhance employee productivity, automate data management, and reduce file-sharing cost and complexity. Investors include Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, Caufield & Byers, and Goldman Sachs. For more information, visit