Authorization Platform Security Engineer

Our client, dubbed an "open-source unicorn" by Forbes, is the fastest-growing enterprise subscription company our investors have ever seen. And how are they growing so fast? By pioneering a new technology category with an event streaming platform, which enables companies to leverage their data as a continually updating stream of events, not as static snapshots. This innovation has led Sequoia Capital, Benchmark, and Index Ventures to recently invest a combined $125 million in Series D financing. They're being led by the best in the space—the founders were the original creators of Apache Kafka®. Their product has been adopted by Fortune 100 customers across all industries. They're looking for talented and amazing team players who want to accelerate growth while doing some of the best work in their career. 

About the Role:

Our client is looking for an experienced platform engineer to work on high impact security aspects. Key challenges and opportunities here include collaborating with multiple engineering teams, designing and implementing mission critical features, and an opportunity to show thought leadership in a new space!

Who You Are:

  • Smart, humble, and empathetic

  • Have a strong sense of teamwork and put team’s and company’s interests first

  • Driven and excited about challenges of a fast-paced, innovative software startup environment


  • Design, implement and maintain platform security features

  • Serve as primary point of contact in one or more platform security areas

  • Collaborate with various Engineering groups to provide strong technical guidance and leadership related to platform security

What We're Looking For:

  • 5+ Years Proficiency in Java, Go, or C/ C++

  • 3+ Years experience designing and implementing cross component or platform-wide features

  • Strong background in data structures, algorithms and object-oriented development

  • Experience in the following areas: SSO, SAML, OAuth2, Kerberos, LDAP, RBAC

  • Working knowledge of TLS

  • Familiar with concepts of big data- Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, NoSql

  • A self-starter with the ability to work effectively in team with excellent spoken/written communication


What Gives You An Edge:

  • Familiarity with GDPR, HIPAA, PCI or other compliances

  • Experience working with Docker or Kubernetes

  • Experience working with AWS, Azure, GCP