Staff /Sr Staff/ Principal Engineer - Lakehouse

San Jose, CA
Engineering – Engineering /
Full-Time /
Balbix is the world's leading platform for cybersecurity posture automation company. The Balbix Security Cloud uses AI and automation to reinvent how the World's leading organizations reduce their cyber risk. With Balbix, security teams can accurately inventory their cloud and on-prem assests, conduct vulnerability management and quantify their cyber risk in monetary terms.

Balbix counts many global 1000 companies among its rapidly growing customer base. We are backed by John Chambers (the former CEO and Chairman of Cisco), top Silicon Valley VCs and global investors. We have been called magical, and have received raving reviews as well as customer testimonials, numerous industry awards, and recognition by Gartner as a Cool Vendor, and by Frost & Sullivan.

You Will :

- Collaborate with product managers, data scientists, and other stakeholders to understand requirements and translate them into technical solutions.
- Design, develop, and deploy high scale systems using state of the art technologies.
- Build reliable, consistent and high throughput data services and interfaces.
- Mentor junior developers and contribute to knowledge sharing within the team.
- Help define and ensure the best practices and guidelines across the systems.
- Optimize and tune applications for performance and scalability.
Troubleshoot and resolve issues in production environments.

You Are : 

- Able to take on very complex problems, learn quickly, iterate, and persevere towards a robust solution
- Product-focused and passionate about building truly usable systems
- Collaborative and comfortable working across teams including data engineering, front end, product management, and DevOps
- Responsible and like to take ownership of challenging problems
- A good communicator, and facilitate teamwork via good documentation practices
- Comfortable with ambiguity and thrive in designing algorithms for evolving needs
- Intuitive in using the right type of models to address different product needs
- Curious about the world and your profession, constant learner

You Have:

- 8+ years of experience in backend software development dealing with large scale applications involving large scale data.
- Proven experience in defining and improving application design and architecture.
- Drive to discover and learn the required new technologies.
- Exposure to state of the art technologies for large scale data systems.
- Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Scala or Java.
- Hands-on experience with large scale technologies such as Apache Spark, Apache Flink, Cassandra.
- Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
- Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
- Strong communication and collaboration skills.

What gives you an edge:

- In depth knowledge of technologies like Apache Spark, Kafka, Trino, Scala.
- Proven experience with technical ownership of large scale data systems.
- Prior experience with building large systems from scratch.
- Experience with containerization and orchestration tools such as Docker and Kubernetes.
- In depth knowledge of cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.
- Relevant contributions to open-source projects related to large scale systems.

Life @ Balbix
At Balbix, we have built a culture that aligns to our values of ownership, customer focus, curiosity, tenacity, innovation, judgement, teamwork, communication, honesty and impact. In joining our team you’ll work with very motivated and knowledgeable people, build pioneering products and utilize cutting-edge technology. Our Balbix team members see rapid career growth opportunities stemming from our culture of alignment, bottom up innovation, our clarity of goals and unrelenting mission. Last but not least, developing the world's most advanced platform to address what the most important (and hardest) technology problem facing mankind today is exceptionally rewarding!

Benefits & Perks 
Balbix offers comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance and long-term disability coverage for you and your family. Our Flex Time Off policy encourages you to take time off when you need it because we know and value how hard you work. When it comes to our offices it’s location, location, location we’re right next door to Santana Row so you can enjoy your time in (and out) of the office! 

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Please reach out if you want a seat on our rocket-ship and are passionate about changing the cybersecurity equation. 

At Balbix we’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to equality, fairness and human kindness.