Data Infrastructure Engineer

Santa Clara, CA
Awake’s mission is to protect companies from advanced cyber attacks and to help their security teams operate with super-human efficiency. Our approach is simply different than what is available today, and we aim to create a world-class, enduring capability to help protect the information assets that enrich our world.

We are an early stage startup with a newly released product that is growing and changing as we continue gathering more customer feedback. Our small team of extremely talented and friendly folks is working closely with customers to ensure their success.


    • Design systems that reliably and efficiently provide interactive query performance on large amount of multi-modal data
    • Build systems that handle scale in a constrained environment
    • Provide real-time streaming and querying capability on a large volume of data
    • Build query translator, executor, and optimizer for domain specific queries geared towards hunting evil from the network
    • Apply cutting edge Machine Learning models to network traffic
    • Work closely with various teams through development and implementation cycles

Our Dream Candidate

    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or a related area
    • Two years of experience in software development in the JVM, and large codebases
    • Experience with large-scale databases, SQL, and query optimization techniques
    • Experience with Scala and functional inclination is preferred
    • Knowledge of cloud, distributed systems, and stream-processing systems is a plus
    • Experience with query parsing and translation is a plus
    • Passionate about learning new technologies and solving hard problems in a fast-paced environment

Perks and Benefits

    • Competitive salary with early employee stock grant
    • Opportunities to contribute to Open Source
    • Talented and friendly teammates
    • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision
    • Flexible work hours and unlimited vacation
    • Free lunches
    • Wide range of delicious snacks and beverages