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Principal Backend Engineer (BCAS)

Barracuda Networks
Boston, MA
  • Expired: November 07, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job ID: 23-029 Principal Software Engineer (BCAS) Barracuda Cloud Archiving Service - Cloud Operations Come Join Our Passionate Team! At Barracuda, we make the world a safer place. We believe every business deserves access to cloud-enabled, enterprise-grade security solutions that are easy to buy, deploy, and use.

We protect email, networks, data and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with our customers' journey. More than 200,000 organizations worldwide trust Barracuda to protect them - in ways they may not even know they are at risk - so they can focus on taking their business to the next level. We know a diverse workforce adds to our collective value and strength as an organization. Barracuda Networks is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to equal employment opportunity and equitable compensation regardless of race, gender, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability. Grow your career with us at Barracuda We are seeking an experienced Principal Software Engineer to join our Email Security product team.

Our products protect our customers against a growing number of security threats. As a Principal Software Engineer you will help us architect, develop, test, and scale new and innovative features for these products in a continuous delivery model. You'll work on the large-scale distributed systems underpinning our cloud applications for email security. Truly dealing with 'big data' - we face interesting challenges related to scale and performance.

Our teams are made up of engineers with varied skills and backgrounds, which allow for autonomy and innovation in developing solutions. We value code quality, innovative thinking, good communication, occasional pair programming, sound testing practices, and opportunities for mentoring. Our products are generally built using modern technologies and languages and deploy to AWS or Azure via a mature CI/CD pipeline. Performance, monitoring and observability are first class citizens in our ecosystem.

Some products are on their journey 'to the public cloud' and successful management of a product roadmap, and an architectural roadmap that includes addressing technical debt, is key. Current Tech Stack: * Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Python, PHP, Perl, Postgres, Docker Note - near term future state is introducing modernization of the stack, including: * Leveraging public cloud and managed services where appropriate (ex. Azure/AWS) * Modernizing the CI/CD pipeline with more automation and things like Kubernetes, ArgoCD * Modernizing the backend services and streaming workflows leveraging technologies like Kafka and serverless, where appropriate * Unifying the frontend across all Barracuda products to React/Typescript and related frontend technologies towards a more unified customer experience What you'll be working on: * Building features that delight our customers and protect their data against increasingly sophisticated threats. Designing and driving implementation of highly scalable, highly available, highly secure services deploying to public cloud * Creating backend APIs supporting new product features * Driving design, implementation, and review of major areas of the codebase, adding new features and evolving our next generation architecture * Identifying tech debt and architectural roadmap items, including refactoring areas of legacy code to modernize where appropriate What you bring to the role: * 8+ years of relevant experience delivering well-designed, scalable cloud software products - large-scale distributed systems dealing with a high volume of data * Strong practical Linux and bash scripting skills. * Experience with Lucene or Elasticsearch a plus * Exposure to Kubernetes, databases, streaming/queueing services * Demonstrated success in an Agile development environment leveraging modern CI/CD best practices * Ability to communicate and collaborate - in your code, in the documentation, and in chats and conversations with others.

Able to work across boundaries to get work done and work well with cross-functional teams. * Bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical field (or equivalent practical experience) * 8+ years of proven expertise in solving complex distributed systems issues * Experience with front-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML/CSS, React is a plus * Knowledge of networking fundamentals, routing, DNS, load balancing etc. * Proficiency with configuration management tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Chef, etc. * Experience with Microservices architecture, REST services, container-based virtualization (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes). * Experience working with distributed datastores such as Cassandra and Elasticsearch * Solid leadership experience motivating, mentoring/coaching team members and assigning/delegating work as appropriate What you'll get from us A team where you can voice your opinion, make an impact, and where you and your experience are valued. Internal mobility - there are opportunities for cross training and the ability to attain your next career step within Barracuda. * High-quality health benefits * Retirement Plan with employer match * Career-growth opportunities * Flexible Time Off and Paid Time Off benefits * Volunteer opportunities #LI-Hybrid

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Boston, MA
02298 USA



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