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Proofpoint is looking for a world class architect to help drive the creation of cloud-based big data platforms capable of dealing with the volume and security of the most sensitive data belonging to the world's largest companies. In this key role, you will work closely with Product Management and fellow Architects to help translate company direction into scalable platforms that can be leveraged by internal and external development teams. You will also serve as a technical leader and mentor to your fellow Engineering members and promote best practices such as agile development processes, code reviews, and security and performance auditing. In addition, you'll be expected to roll up your sleeves and sling production code as well.
Our ideal candidate will have demonstrated thought leadership and hands-on expertise in implementing massively scalable platforms using Java with a focus on big data technologies. They would also have contributed significantly to open source initiatives, presented on the same at appropriate conferences, and be seen as an industry expert in their field. They also will have demonstrated they value project impact over project completion, personal ownership over participation, and measurement over opinion.
So, if you're a visionary/inventor type with the confidence that you have the talent and motivation to help us solve the data security problems of the worlds most targeted companies - think AWS for data security, we'd love to hear from you.
Above all else, you'll have a constant desire to make things better, learn more and push harder, while ensuring those around you are happy and growing with you.
Establish a clear technical and architectural vision, build support across cross-functional teams, and then drive high-impact initiatives to completion.
Demonstrate a strong passion for continuous learning and a driving intellectual curiosity by bringing fresh perspectives on leading industry standards, best practices, etc. and emerging trends, directions, etc.
Promote the benefits of experimentation and the application of cutting-edge technology and advanced software paradigms by providing beneficial recommendations on new and emerging technologies, prototypes, patent proposals, and process improvements
Strike a healthy balance between the aggressive pursuit of new opportunities created by evolving technologies and more pragmatic, proven approaches to success
Research available technologies and help us make informed build vs. buy decisions
8+ years experience in large scale cloud-based platform development
Strong experience working with highly-distributed systems, scalability, high-performance computing with a proven ability to speak authoritatively about architectural, design, and implementation details
An irrepressible excitement about security, the cloud, big data, and the possibilities it affords for new forms of services and applications
Working knowledge of the entire stack of a modern Cloud technologies, from Hadoop to Cassandra, from Mogile/FS to Delegated Auth, from Hive to MySQL, and everything in between a strong plus
Degree in Computer Science or equivalent field of study
Proofpoint, Inc. helps the largest and most successful companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive data. Founded in 2002 by the former CTO of Netscape and headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Proofpoint was funded by top Silicon Valley investors, including Benchmark Capital and Mohr Davidow Ventures before going public earlier this year.
Please note that Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.
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