Platform Security Engineer


  • Location
    • Austin, TX
  • Date Posted
  • 24 Mar 2020
  • Function
  • Tech Ops
  • Sector
  • Data, Open Source

Backed by Benchmark, Sequoia Capital, and Index Ventures, Confluent is one of the fastest growing startups in Silicon Valley. Founded by the team that built Apache Kafka, Confluent provides a streaming platform that enables companies to easily access data as real-time streams. In addition to our enterprise platform, we recently launched our cloud offering, Apache Kafka as a Service, which will allow companies of all sizes to leverage the power of streaming data. Join us on our mission to put a streaming platform at the heart of every company!

About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced platform engineer to work on high impact security aspects of the Confluent Platform. Key challenges and opportunities include collaborating with multiple engineering teams, designing and implementing mission critical features, and an opportunity to show thought leadership in a new space!

What We're Looking for:

  • 5+ years proficiency with Java, Go, or C/ C++
  • 3+ years experience designing and implementing cross component or platform wide features
  • In-depth experience in one of the following areas: Encryption at Rest, Key Management, Kerberos, LDAP
  • 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
  • Familiarity with GDPR, HIPAA or PCI is a plus
  • Experience working with hardware security modules is a plus
  • Experience working with Kubernetes is a plus
  • Experience working with AWS, Azure, GCP is a plus
  • Experience working with SQL is a plus