Sr. Software Engineer

Forcepoint

4.2

(5)

Mumbai, India

Why you should apply for a job to Forcepoint:

  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 60% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 80% would recommend this company to other women
  • 60% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We are committed to a human-centric culture and ecosystem that fosters inclusivity, diversity of thought, mutual respect, and dignity.
  • We are honest and ethical. We are committed to always acting with the best of intentions for our customers, partners, and colleagues.
  • We are passionate about our mission because our solutions protect businesses, critical infrastructures, and governments worldwide.
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    Position summary

    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!

    Forcepoint is looking for a senior software engineer responsible for architecture, planning, designing, developing and testing software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products in public cloud. You have a wide-ranging and demonstrated experience in software development and delivery. You have the ability to use professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways and can frequently contribute to the development of engineers and engineering processes. You have an understanding of positive team culture and its effect on business outcomes. You have a passion for software engineering and possess a growth mentality. You will be responsible for the following:

    Essential Functions

    • Lead, influence, develop and deliver software engineering solutions across public cloud architecture

    • Demonstrate and set standards with regards to software development and delivery

    • Demonstrate ownership of software deliverables from to the customer

    • Lead and influence the direction of technical decisions in software architecture

    • Translate business requirements into specifics cloud services and applications definitions

    • Determine the best design and architecture for addressing business problems

    Lead the design and implementation phases with a specific focus on mentoring the Software Engineering team members.

    • Ensure best practices for success are well defined and followed for cloud services and applications within Forcepoint

    • Assists in the development of prototype versions of cloud services and applications.

    • Participates in design and code inspections.

    • Assist the team in managing their once off and ongoing costings for the services and applications they launch.

    • Initiate and delivery technology evaluations and recommendations.

    • Participates in design activities by analysing requirements and high-level designs, designs features and components, and documents these within the relevant documentation.

    • Maintain a strong understating of the business' strategic direction.

    • Work to strengthen the quality deliverables by reviewing test plans and recommending testing strategies.

    Required Skills and Background

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering and 10+ years of experience.

    • Proven background as a Software Engineer, ideally within the cloud services and application space

    • Experience in Public Cloud technologies using both IaaS and PaaS capabilities

    • Self-motivated and driven individual

    • Excellent documentation and communication skills both within formal and informal settings.

    • Strong experience with modern engineering processes such as Agile and Scrum.

    • Experience of the full cloud services lifecycles from requirements to development to quality to operations and production.

    • Ability to provide complete and measurable feedback to others in a positive manner.

    • Keeps up to date on current and future technologies within the cloud services and security in general.

    • Expertise in multiple programming languages (e.g. Python, Go, and others), as well as some of the supporting technologies (e.g. full expertise in Web APIs and protocols like TCP/IP, SSL/TLS, DNS)

    • Demonstrated experience developing on a Linux/Unix platform.

    • Strong understanding of the product(s), including its business aspects, customer use cases, and end-to-end architecture

    • The capability of designing and driving implementation of features that span the entire product and require collaboration of multiple architectural teams

    • The capability of technically leading small teams of 2-4 engineers to deliver larger and more complex features

    • Be a confident presenter on your subject matter expertise with the ability to present internally across the business and externally to customers or at conferences

    • Be an evangelist of agile software development and metrics such as DORA

    Experience in hiring, team bootstrap and buildout.

    Nice to have

    • Experience working with large enterprise customers.

    Kubernetes

    • Public Cloud certification

    • AWS technologies

    • Experience with Python programming

    • Understanding of security concepts: encryption, secure application development, defensive programming, software vulnerabilities and exploits, general issues in web security.

    • Data storage experience across technologies.

    Experience in telemetry systems such as grafana/prom/loki"

    locations

    India - Mumbai

    time type

    Full time

    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].

    Applicants must have the right to work in the location to which you have applied.

    Why you should apply for a job to Forcepoint:

  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 60% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 80% would recommend this company to other women
  • 60% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • We are committed to a human-centric culture and ecosystem that fosters inclusivity, diversity of thought, mutual respect, and dignity.
  • We are honest and ethical. We are committed to always acting with the best of intentions for our customers, partners, and colleagues.
  • We are passionate about our mission because our solutions protect businesses, critical infrastructures, and governments worldwide.