Lead Software Engineer

Engineering Requisition ID 4068 Pune, India


We are seeking a talented 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.

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.

8+ years as a hands-on engineer developing SaaS based software products and solutions for service oriented deployments in public 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.
Developed search based applications using Elasticsearch or Solr.
In-memory caching using Redis, Memcached, etc.
Good understanding of the CI/CD Pipeline and related tools/ technologies.
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.
Good understanding of web application security, operating system fundamentals, data structures and algorithms.
Experience with NoSQL databases (preferably Cassandra).
Expertise with RDBMS systems (preferably Oracle).
Good understanding of product development tools, techniques and processes OR overall product life cycle.
Bachelors/Masters/Doctorate in Computer Science or equivalent.

Bonus points, if you have
Built a technology platform from the ground up.
Experience with deployment of technologies such as Kubernetes, Flink, etc.
Worked with Angular.js, React, D3.js or other JavaScript frameworks.
Basic understanding of Agile methodology.
Expertise in Security and/or ITIL based Config Management domain.

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