Backend Engineer

  • Overview

    We start building a team for our new client, OpenRaven, and looking for an experienced backend engineer to join this endeavor together with us.

    Open Raven is a post-Series A company poised to disrupt the red hot data security market. Founded by Dave Cole and Mark Curphey, two veteran product executives with a great track record of building successful security businesses at CrowdStrike, Tenable, Foundstone, Microsoft, and Symantec. Open Raven customers are some of the largest in the world who rely upon Open Raven to protect their sensitive data in the cloud.

  • Responsibilities

    • Act as an engineer for complex backend services

    • Work closely with Architects to address complex software/system architecture issues

    • Bridge the gap between high-level architecture and the detailed solutions design input needed to deliver the product

    • Work closely with product management on understanding requirements and translating into technical solutions

    • Jump in and solve complex technical problems and design issues

  • We Require

    About you:

    • You’re obsessed with creating scalable applications using Java

    • You take pride in the quality and thoughtfulness of your code, which is modular, flexible, well designed and documented

    • Peer code reviews are your preferred way to collaborate and learn the system

    • You proactively seek out and help to minimize pain points within Open Raven infrastructure and codebase

    • You stay abreast of the latest technologies and share what you learn with others

    • You are not afraid of failing while experimenting with different technologies, development methodologies, and tools

    • You are fascinated by other cultures and interested in building strong relationships with team members across the globe

    Key skills required:

    • 3+ years of relevant experience, preferably with Java

    • Experience developing using Agile methodologies

    • Experience working on a large scale, complex applications

    • Experience with SaaS and cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP)

    • Experience with multi-tiered architectures, distributed systems, high-availability systems

    • Experience with REST API development

    • Excellent teamwork and communication

    • Ability to gain alignment across cross-functional boundaries

    • Ability to challenge the norm and maturity to advocate for changes for the greater benefit of the business

    • Proven ability to take the product through all stages of development from concept to launch at scale

    • Experience building data protection software is a plus

    • BS/MS CS or equivalent qualitative degree

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