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Sr Back End Software Engineer

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Base Salary
207k USD
Abnormal Security

Job Description

About the Role

Abnormal Security is looking for a Software Engineer to join the Inbound Email Products (IEP) team. The IEP team builds & operates core components of Abnormal’s flagship Email Security product, such as Remediation Flows & Customer Portal Dashboards. This is a full stack team which is responsible for all the layers, including data storage, backend & frontend. The ideal candidate will have worked across the stack and has in depth knowledge about backend & distributed computing.

What you will do

  • Work with the Tech Lead, Engineering Manager & Product Manager to craft the roadmap for the IEP team.
  • Lead Software Projects which are critical to Abnormal’s success with a group of engineers, through conception, design, implementation, launch & operation.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship for junior members of the team
  • Collaborate with Technical Program Managers, Product Managers, Go-ToMarket teams in order to implement, verify and iterate on the issues & requests coming from our customers
  • Raise the bar of excellence in engineering, actively contributing to knowledge sharing within the team and participating in professional development activities.

Must Haves

  • Experience with our stack: Python, Go
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Applied Sciences, Information Systems or other related engineering field
  • 5+ years of industry experience on backend web development & distributed systems, designing & building software applications
  • Experience working individually as well as in groups on a regular basis
  • Experience working with distributed teams, proficient in asynchronous and written communication
  • Experience building features & components from scratch and operating them, balancing feature development work with operational tasks

Nice to Have

  • Experience with our stack: AWS, K8s, Django, Spark, Prometheus
  • Knowledge of containerization using Docker or similar technologies.

At Abnormal Security certain roles are eligible for a bonus, restricted stock units (RSUs), and benefits. Individual compensation packages are based on factors unique to each candidate, including their skills, experience, qualifications and other job-related reasons. We know that benefits are also an important piece of your total compensation package. Learn more about our Compensation and Equity Philosophy on our Benefits & Perks page.

Base salary range:$175,800—$206,800 USD

Advice from our career coach

As a Software Engineer at Abnormal Security, you will play a critical role in crafting the roadmap for the Inbound Email Products team and leading software projects essential to the company's success. To stand out as an applicant, showcase your experience with backend web development, distributed systems, and building software applications. Here are some specific tips to help you highlight your qualifications:

  • Highlight your experience working with Python and Go, the primary languages used in Abnormal Security's stack.
  • Emphasize your BS degree in Computer Science or a related field, along with your 5+ years of industry experience in backend web development and distributed systems.
  • Showcase your ability to work both independently and collaboratively in groups, as well as your proficiency in asynchronous and written communication.
  • Demonstrate your experience building features and components from scratch, as well as operating them, to showcase your ability to balance feature development with operational tasks.
  • If you have experience with additional technologies like AWS, K8s, Django, Spark, or Prometheus, make sure to include it as a "Nice to Have" qualification.

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