Principal Software Engineer - Advanced Analytics

Foster City, CA /
Engineering – Engineering /
Exempt Full Time
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Exabeam is looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join our advanced analytics engineering team. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about large-scale systems,  and care about producing clean, elegant, maintainable, robust, well-tested code. The candidate will be working on our main advanced analytics engine to process real time event data, analyze security threads, and detect anomalies. 


    • Design and develop the back-end infrastructure of the next generation Advanced Analytics for Exabeam
    • Produce clean, elegant, maintainable, robust and well-tested code
    • Work with data scientists and security experts to develop application for new cyber security threats
    • Build and maintain existing analytics products and collaborate with infrastructure and platform engineering teams.

Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in related field of study, or equivalent work experience.
    • 10 plus years of software engineering experience
    • Solid experience in Java and a desire to learn Scala
    • Experience building complex systems with high performance, scalability and reliability requirements
    • Experience with distributed data processing system

Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in designing and building infrastructure and web services at large scale.
    • Expertise in one or more of the following: machine learning, data mining, advanced statistics, or information retrieval.
    • Experience with Hadoop, Spark, Pig or other MapReduce paradigms.

Exabeam is privately funded by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Cisco Investments, Norwest Venture Partners, Acrew Capital, Icon Ventures, and investor Shlomo Kramer. For more information visit or follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.