Principal Software Engineer

Engineering Requisition ID 3769 Pune, India


We are looking for talented and motivated professionals who are interested in delivering large scale distributed software systems using cutting-edge technologies in a culture that encourages autonomous productive teams. Be a part of Qualys Platform team, a team of software engineers innovating cloud security in the next generation Qualys Technology Platform.

Responsibilities :

  • Co-develop with a strong sense of ownership Qualys’ big-data platform that scales to meet/exceed the demands of processing over a 100 million transactions and terabytes of data per day. Architecture, performance, scalability, high availability and security will be your primary goals for delivering a first-rate experience to our customers.
  • Work closely with engineering teams, product management and operations to provide platform and infrastructure features and components to support Qualys’ business objectives.
  • 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 :

  • 10+ years hands-on experience with developing SaaS based software products and solutions for service-oriented deployments in public (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.) or private clouds.
  • Prior experience with RDBMS systems and NoSQL databases.
  • Good hands on experience with system architecture.
  • Data platform design / build utilizing Cassandra, Redis, Elasticsearch, Kafka, Ceph, Flink, Spark or similar technologies
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills.
  • 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.
  • Strong in data structures and algorithms.
  • Ability to clearly articulate and communicate technical concepts within and across teams.
  • Ability to mentor and lead team.
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Applied Math or related field.

Bonus Points if you have:

  • Built a data platform from the ground up.
  • Experience with applying data encryption and data security standards.
  • Experience with container and orchestration technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes etc.
  • Experience with monitoring tools such as Graphite, Grafana and Prometheus.
  • Experience with HashiCorp technologies such as Consul, Vault, Terraform and Vagrant.
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet or Ansible.
  • In-depth experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines.
  • Exposure to Maven, Ant or Gradle for builds.


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