Senior Staff Software Engineer - Data, ETL, and Analytics

Engineering Ottawa, ON


Gigamon Threat Insight is an enterprise network security product focused on providing capabilities that empower our customers to detect and track adversaries in real-time.

Our mission is to use the power of information to detect, track and dismantle hackers' means of attacking our customers. Our team has seen all sides of the equation, as attackers and defenders, in addition to the complex engineering required to solve these problems at scale. Our software helps security professionals get an unparalleled view into their networks, perform forensics on security incidents and build effective early warning systems.

We are looking for a Sr. Staff Software Engineer to help us solve complex search and pattern matching problems at petabyte scale. Our data collection needs to operate in near real-time, our data stores need to scale linearly with our datasets, our search needs to perform sub-second matches, our classifiers and behavior analytics need to operate over streaming data sets, and our pattern matching needs to support a variety of operators, window functions, and custom intersection semantics. We work with a number of data storage and processing systems, including MySQL, Postgres, Hadoop, HBase/Phoenix, Spark, Elasticsearch, a variety of AWS data services as well as proprietary systems.

If you are passionate about building robust, high-scale systems, working with large data sets and protecting public and private organizations from today's ever increasing cyber threats, then Gigamon might be the place for you.

Core Job Role

  • Design, implement, build, test and deploy scalable systems to store, process and retrieve high-rate event streams.
  • Design and hands-on software development (writing new code) for ETL, enrichment, alerting, and indexing high-rate event streams.
  • Support the Operations team in capacity planning and performance tuning for large scale systems. 
  • Implement processes for applying data-analysis algorithms to event-streams.
  • Work independently, self-directed and mentor others.

Job Requirements

  • 8 or more years of professional software engineering experience.
  • 5 or more years of Java and Java web-services experience (mandatory)
  • Knowledge and experience with the Hadoop ecosystem: Hadoop, HBase, Spark
  • Experience with relational and/or NoSQL Databases.
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of object-oriented programming, data structures, algorithms, software design. Rigor in high code quality, automated testing, and other engineering best practices.
  • Knowledge of monitoring, benchmarking, diagnostic and performance optimization tools.
  • Experience in developing high performance and scalable systems.
  • Understanding of REST/OAuth/JSON architectures and services.
  • Experience with Terraform, Docker or other similar DevOps tools.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Employment at Gigamon is contingent on meeting eligibility requirements which may include additional security screening on being able to obtain a government sponsored security clearance

About us

  • Flexible work and vacation schedule
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • We put great emphasis building well tested and stable solutions