Who is Forcepoint?
Forcepoint simplifies security for global businesses and governments. Forcepoint’s all-in-one, truly cloud-native platform makes it easy to adopt Zero Trust and prevent the theft or loss of sensitive data and intellectual property no matter where people are working. 20+ years in business. 2.7k employees. 150 countries. 11k+ customers. 300+ patents. If our mission excites you, you’re in the right place; we want you to bring your own energy to help us create a safer world. All we’re missing is you!
As a developer you will be responsible for working on Forcepoint’s flagship product – Forcepoint One, an all-in-one cloud-native security platform.
End-to-end ownership of features, from evangelizing to the implementation of the feature and its support
Developing code for implementing features and enhancement to the product according to company standards and quality processes.
Debugging and identifying field issues
Actively looking out for ways to optimize software delivery processes: code reviews, CI pipeline etc.
Driving intra-team collaboration and continual improvement
Writing unit tests and reviews unit tests of others
Creating a test strategy that includes all quadrants of the Agile Testing Quadrant for all development work including bug fixes
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant field.
3-5 years of professional experience in design, development, and performance tuning of distributed server-side software applications.
2+ years of Python programming experience using multi-threading and async IO (gevent experience preferred).
2+ years of experience in SQL (MySQL preferred), MongoDB/AWS DocumentDB, Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ (or comparable queuing systems), Zookeeper, Memcache/Redis programming and large-scale performance tuning. Fluent in data modeling, transaction control, locking/concurrency, and query optimization.
2+ years of Linux (Ubuntu preferred) Bash shell scripting and high concurrency performance tuning and trouble shooting.
2+ year of experience in product RESTful service server implementation using Flask and uWSGI (or comparable systems).
2+ years of experience in RabbitMQ/Kafka/Kinesis (some streaming/queuing technology), Hadoop/EMR/Spark (some stream/batch processing framework)
Good to have:
AWS cloud services (S3, EMR, Spark, Kinesis, Lambda, DynamoDB, SQS), Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD experience in Jenkins and/or GitLab pipelines experience preferred.
API integration with main-stream cloud apps (e.g., Google Workspace, GCP, Microsoft M365, Azure, S3, Box, Dropbox, Salesforce, Slack, ServiceNow, Jira) preferred.
Don’t meet every single qualification? Studies show people are hesitant to apply if they don’t meet all requirements listed in a job posting. Forcepoint is focused on building an inclusive and diverse workplace – so if there is something slightly different about your previous experience, but it otherwise aligns and you’re excited about this role, we encourage you to apply. You could be a great candidate for this or other roles on our team.
The policy of Forcepoint is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.
Forcepoint is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to [email protected]
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Forcepoint simplifies security for global businesses and governments. Forcepoint’s all-in-one, truly cloud-native platform makes it easy to adopt Zero Trust and prevent the theft or loss of sensitive data and intellectual property no matter where people are working. Based in Austin, Texas, Forcepoint creates safe, trusted environments for customers and their employees in more than 150 countries.
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