Senior Software Engineer

Engineering Requisition ID 5189 Pune, India

Description

Rapidly evolving and advanced cyber threats require a radical transformation in the security market, to meet customer needs and protect organizations. This is now a C-level and Board topic in many organizations.  Qualys is leading this transformation with 100% SaaS based solutions. With over 3 Billion annual scans, +50 Global F100 brands and over 8,800 customers, Qualys is the life-blood of many organizations. The Qualys Cloud Platform specializes in providing a holistic view of the security vulnerabilities to an organization before they can be exploited.  The Qualys brand is trusted by Microsoft, DowJones,Daimler,Facebook, GE, Home Depot and many others. https://www.qualys.com/customers/

Description

We are seeking a talented Senior Software Engineer to work on Qualys’ next-generation Platform & Middleware. Working with a team of engineers and architects, you will be responsible for prototyping, designing, developing and supporting a highly scalable SaaS based cloud security platform. This is a great opportunity to be an integral part of a team building Qualys’ next generation microservices based technology platform processing over a 100 million transactions and terabytes of data per day, leverage open source technologies, and work on challenging and business-impacting projects.

 

Responsibilities

  • Co-develop Qualys’ best-in-class next-generation platform and middleware products
  • Create high-performance APIs, libraries and microservices that scale to meet/exceed the demands of processing over a 100 million transactions and terabytes of data per day
  • Research, evaluate and adopt next generation technologies
  • Produce high quality software following good architecture and design principles that you and your team will find easy to work with in the future

 

Requirements

  • 5+ years as a hands-on engineer developing SaaS based software products and solutions for service oriented deployments in public (AWS, Azure, Rackspace, etc.) or private clouds.
  • Have built scalable SaaS platforms utilizing microservices/distributed systems architecture using:
    • RESTful API's consumed by internal and external partners
    • Messaging middleware using JMS, AMQP, Kafka, NATS, etc.
    • In-memory caching using Redis, Memcached, etc.
  • Strong Java programming skills including object oriented design, prototyping, development, testing, profiling, etc.
  • Knowledge of JVM concepts like garbage collection, heap, stack, profiling, class loading, etc.
  • Understand data structures and algorithms
  • Expertise with RDBMS systems (preferably Oracle)
  • Experience with NoSQL databases (preferably Cassandra)
  • Bachelors/Masters/Doctorate in Computer Science or equivalent

 

Bonus Points if you have:

  • Built a technology platform from the ground up
  • Developed search based applications using Elasticsearch or Solr
  • Experience with stream processing frameworks such as Apache Samza, Spark or Storm
  • Worked with Angular.js, React, D3.js or other JavaScript frameworks

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