Staff Software Engineer - Data Engineering

  • Location
    • Hyderabad, IN
  • Date Posted
  • Sep. 9, 2021
  • Function
  • Data Science
  • Sector
  • Security

Lookout is an integrated endpoint-to-cloud security company. Our mission is to secure and empower our digital future in a privacy-focused world where mobility and cloud are essential to all we do for work and play. We enable consumers and employees to protect their data, and to securely stay connected without violating their privacy and trust. Lookout is trusted by millions of consumers, the largest enterprises and government agencies, and partners such as AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Microsoft, Google, and Apple. Headquartered in San Francisco, Lookout has offices in Amsterdam, Boston, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington, D.C.

With a massive mobile security dataset and over 100 granted patents, Lookout’s security platform, the Lookout Security Cloud, supports a wide range of Lookout products and services and forms the backbone of Lookout’s value and competitive advantages in the mobile security market. As an engineer on Lookout’s Data Engineering team, you will be working on a platform that processes hundreds of millions of security events daily. You will support real-time analysis in the Lookout Security Cloud, as well as ad hoc analysis by researchers and analysts hunting for new mobile threats.  Your datasets will directly support product features such as data dashboards and threat detection. We’re looking for engineers who understand both data and infrastructure, and are enthusiastic about working on both.

Staff Software Engineer - Data Engineering


  • Design, build & maintain reliable systems for storing, transforming, and analyzing large amounts of data using Apache Spark, Apache Airflow, and related technologies
  • Manage infrastructure for batch and streaming data processing and data storage, including maintaining CI/CD tooling, system patching and upgrades, monitoring, and performance analysis
  • Work with analysts and engineers across the company to meet quality and timeliness goals for data products


  • B.S. in Computer Science or related experience
  • 8+ years experience designing, implementing, and maintaining complex software systems
  • Strong Java Programming skills (Java Collections Framework, Multithreading, Concurrency, Performance)
  • You have previously designed, architected and implemented, or played a part in implementing microservice architectures and messaging patterns
  • Experience with Big Data processing systems such as Spark,Splunk, Kafka, Airflow, and/or Storm
  • Experience with agile software development, code reviews, git, and task management through tools like Jira.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with ETL workflow & scheduling systems
  • Experience in Python and Shell Scripts
  • Cloud experience with AWS, GCP, or Azure