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Staff Software Engineer (Remote US)

Company: Mandiant
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Since 2004, Mandiant has been a trusted partner to security-conscious organizations. Effective security is based on the right combination of expertise, intelligence, and adaptive technology, and the Mandiant Advantage SaaS platform scales decades of frontline experience and industry-leading threat intelligence to deliver a range of dynamic cyber defense solutions. Mandiant's approach helps organizations develop more effective and efficient cyber security programs and instills---confidence in their readiness to defend against and respond to cyber threats.

Job Description

Do you want to play with billions of malware samples every day? If so, this is the job for you!

Mandiant is looking for a talented Staff Software Engineer to join our team. Specifically, this position will work closely with two teams: the Mandiant Data Science & Data Engineering team and the Mandiant Advantage Labs team. This is a unique opportunity to collaborate with industry-leading teams on our extensive malware datasets.

What You'll Do:

  • Architect, develop and manage a distributed system for searching efficiently over petabytes of data
  • Work closely with security researchers, data scientists and data engineers to understand the needs of each group and how that translates to organizing data
  • Help identify ways to deliver new insights from data we are already collecting to internal users and our Mandiant Advantage customers
  • Enable machine learning pipelines to operate over malware data and metadata stores
  • Engage in architecture sessions, challenge existing solutions, and inspire ideas for future enhancements
  • Explore data storage and retrieval solutions that enable multiple use cases but also optimize cost
  • Stay on top of the latest technology trends, coding standards, libraries and frameworks to constantly grow your skillset
  • Promote strict continuous code testing and validation to ensure high-quality coding standards
  • Review code base commits and contribute to the growth of team members


    Minimum Requirements
    • Ability to work in an iterative, agile development environment
    • Experience building distributed systems that process petabytes of data efficiently
    • Extensive experience with Search Indices and dealing with Big Data
    • Knowledge of technical difficulties associated with Big Data and how to overcome them
    • Experience with Yara rules is a big plus
    • Experience implementing ETL processes and building data pipelines
    • Experience in data modeling and schema design
    • Experience with use of a wide array of algorithms and data structures
    • Strong experience developing in Java and Python 3
    • Experience with RDBMS, such as PostgreSQL or MySQL, as well as NoSQL
    • Experience with AWS, Kubernetes and Docker is greatly desired
    • Ability to pick up, work with and explore new analytical tools
    • Strong experience with DevOps practices and common tooling
    • Strong communication skills
    • Ability to work with loosely defined requirements

      Additional Information

      At Mandiant we are committed to our #OneTeam approach combining diversity, collaboration, and excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

      Minimum Salary: $120,000. Final salary will be determined commensurately with cost of living, experience level, and/or any other legally permissible considerations.

      Incentive Compensation: Eligibility for annual bonus subject to individual and company performance; eligibility for award of Restricted Stock Units subject to eligibility requirements, approval from Mandiant's Compensation Committee, and vesting terms

      Benefits: Employer subsidized benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance.---Subject to eligibility requirements, Mandiant also offers the ability to participate in 401(k), Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Dependent Care Spending Accounts, and Employee Stock Purchase Program.---Mandiant also provides Paid Time Off, Flexible Paid Sick Time, and Paid Holidays.
      • Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20)

Keywords: Mandiant, Los Angeles , Staff Software Engineer (Remote US), IT / Software / Systems , Los Angeles, California

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