Staff Software Engineer, Security

Databricks San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 8 months ago

Staff Backend Software Engineer (Security)

Databricks is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Security team. You will be responsible for developing reliable and scalable systems to support our company, including working on systems for asset identification, vulnerability detection; orchestration systems for third party security products; threat detection and alerting systems; and other security related needs. The ideal candidate will be required to demonstrate strong software development skills, with knowledge of software security an important desired skill.

This is a unique opportunity in that Databricks will be building security as a service with a strong focus on product and automation. The role will be helping build the foundations and team towards this goal.

Databricks' vision is to empower anyone to easily build and deploy advanced analytics solutions. The company was founded by the team who created Apache Spark, a powerful open source data processing engine built for sophisticated analytics, ease of use, and speed. Databricks is the largest contributor to the open source Apache Spark project providing 10x more code than any other company. The company has also trained over 20,000 users on Apache Spark, and has the largest number of customers deploying Spark to date. Databricks provides a just-in-time data platform, to simplify data integration, real-time experimentation, and robust deployment of production applications. Databricks is venture-backed by Andreessen Horowitz and NEA. For more information,

Job Duties And Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and implement security related systems and processes

  • Work closely with our Security teams to address automation needs

  • Develop, follow and support best software engineering practices

  • Test-driven development, design and code reviews

Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

  • 10+ years experience developing enterprise level production products

  • Languages: Python, Go, Java (knowledge of Javascript a plus)

  • Knowledge of infrastructure as code and provisioning tools

  • Excellent grasp of software engineering principles

  • Strong mentoring and leadership skills

Desired Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

  • Knowledge in cloud security architecture

  • Experience in research and development in the security field

About Databricks Security

Databricks Security is responsible for securing the Databricks analytics platform which is protecting thousands of customers data processing and analysis at scale. The team is at the cutting edge of solving tough security challenges in machine learning and big data. We are building a world class team that already includes security luminaries and experts.

Your Life at Databricks

We come to work thrilled knowing it will never be the same day twice. At Databricks, you have access to a rare combination of experiences that together build a powerful, rewarding career for you. These experiences consist of:

  • Opportunity to do work that impacts not just your team but often the very lives of millions of people.

  • Be surrounded by the leading engineers and data scientists in the industry.

  • Ability to be on the leading edge of a company that shapes how ML is changing the world.

  • Watch your boss shave his head once your hired.

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