Senior Cyber Data Engineer

Engineering Austin, Texas United States


Description

What’s your mission?

At IronNet Cybersecurity, our mission is simple:  To deliver the power of collective cybersecurity to defend companies, sectors, and nations.  In response to cyber adversaries who increasingly collaborate for collective offense, leading organizations in our critical infrastructure are using collective defense strategies and solutions to meet these powerful and ever-changing threats.  We believe that collective defense is our collective responsibility and we are leading the charge. 

IronNet delivers unmatched collective cyber threat detection for enterprise on-premise, cloud, and hybrid networks.  We do this through the application of advanced behavioral analytics, AI, and machine learning techniques.  Our team combines the tradecraft knowledge of the best offensive and defensive cyber operators in the world with world-class mathematicians and data scientists to engineer solutions that empower companies to defend against advanced threats.

IronNet is recognized in Gartner’s 2020 Market Guide for Network Detection & Response (NDR) and was recently named a Vendor to Watch by Enterprise Management Associates.  Our founder and Co-CEO, General (Ret) Keith Alexander, is a recognized cybersecurity innovator and a frequent speaker about current cyberthreats and effective defenses.  We have a leadership team with deep government and commercial cyber experience and are advised by a board of esteemed security and venture investment professionals. 

The Opportunity

IronNet’s Analytics team is responsible for building behavioral analytics and event correlation code for our NDR and collective defense products. The team focuses on developing cost effective cloud solutions that are distributed and highly scalable, processing large volumes of events.

We are looking for a Senior level Cyber Data Engineer with focus on Spark / Scala analytics and development of SaaS solutions to join the team. 

To be successful in this role, you must be able to . . .

  • Use modern programming languages (Python, Scala, Java, Golang, etc.) to develop continuously integrated and deployed production software
  • Be able to understand, improve, and potentially re-factor ETL and data analytics software written in Spark (Scala)
  • Interface data transformation, enrichment, and machine learning algorithms to cloud storage and messaging infrastructure
  • Use AWS to provide microservices architectures that are highly reliable, redundant and scalable
  • Implement horizontally scalable analytics and data processing pipelines
  • Turn proof of concept architectures into production environments
  • Share knowledge and assist others in understanding technical topics

You may be the person we need if your background aligns with the following . . .

  • Have proven experience as a Data Engineer, Machine Learning Engineer, Software Engineer, Cloud Engineer or similar role.
  • Demonstrable expertise in a modern programming language (Python, Scala, Java, Golang, etc.) 
  • Experience with working with data scientists to develop machine learning algorithms that run on an ongoing basis, such as within an ETL process, rather than once, or on-demand.
  • Experience with Kafka, HDFS, AWS EMR and Glue, and other scalable data frameworks
  • Experience with cybersecurity event processing including high-volume ETL and analytics 
  • Possess strong analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills.

Personal Profile:

  • Passion for championing projects from concept to delivery to customer.
  • Competitive spirit; willingness and ability to “sell” your solution during collaborative team discussions.
  • Desire to be the best and prove it every day.
  • Eagerness to learn and improve your own skills and to make those around you better.
  • Highly attentive to detail and a focus on improving the code base and quality of our tests.
  • Commitment and aptitude to proactively find solutions to ambiguous opportunities.
  • Bring a unique skill set or elevate the results of the teams you are a part of.

More About IronNet:

IronNet delivers unmatched collective cyber threat detection for enterprise on-premise, cloud, and hybrid networks.  We do this through the application of advanced behavioral analytics, AI, and machine learning techniques.  Our team combines the tradecraft knowledge of the best offensive and defensive cyber operators in the world with world-class mathematicians and data scientists to engineer solutions that empower companies to defend against advanced threats.

Our founder and Co-CEO, General (Ret) Keith Alexander, is a recognized cybersecurity innovator and a frequent speaker about current cyberthreats and effective defenses. We have a leadership team with deep government and commercial cyber experience, and the company is advised by a board of esteemed security and venture investment professionals, including Jan Tighe Retired Vice Admiral, Former Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare and Director, Naval Intelligence, US Navy; and Jack Keane Chairman, Institute for the Study of War, Retired Four-Star General, Former Vice Chief of Staff, US Army.

Benefits of Working at IronNet:

IronNet strives to provide and takes pride in being able to offer comprehensive, essential and affordable benefits for our employees and their families.  We offer an unlimited PTO plan, 401(k) match as well as Medical, Dental, Vision, and Disability Insurance.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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