• Location
    • Bengaluru, IN
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 18, 2021
  • Function
  • Product Engineering
  • 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. To learn more, visit www.lookout.com and follow Lookout on its blogLinkedIn, and Twitter

Lookout is a modern startup for the modern world, run by apps! As part of Lookout’s engineering team, you will have an opportunity to take on some of the most interesting challenges in one or more core areas of intellectual property and fundamental building blocks that form Lookout’s category-defining Personal and Enterprise products. In order to tackle these challenging problems, you must be open-minded to explore new  areas as well as evolve key existing systems, such as high scale cloud systems, mobile platforms(iOS/Android) development, detection engines, analysis systems cloud backend micro-services, front-end/UI, Data Engineering, Machine Learning, Threat research and CI/CD. If you enjoy building cutting edge products leveraging the latest technologies, tools and development methodologies, and want to make an immediate impact through your work, come check us out.


  • Work closely with product management & UX to take an idea from concept to delivery using excellent software design, coding, & processes
  • Build a crushingly good software engineering team comprised of highly motivated developers & eng leads
  • Provide technical oversight while also developing technical leadership within the team
  • Create a culture of technical discussion and curiosity, crisp project estimation, and brilliant UX design and be able to arbitrate choices amongst strong and well-informed opinions
  • Build incredible products around the needs of the customer and solve thorny problems in simple ways
  • Be accountable to the executive team for the success of teams reporting to you
  • Build a world-class team through hands-on recruiting of top-tier talent
  • Manage on-boarding, mentoring, and performance of your team members
  • Work closely with peers in other departments and fellow engineering leadership to scale and evolve the engineering department as Lookout rapidly grows

Desired Skills and Experience


  • Experience managing a team of engineers, building large scale microservices for SaaS products, successfully shipping code on time and with quality
  • Incredible leadership ability, demonstrated through previous experience developing, recruiting, and mentoring a top-notch technical engineering team
  • Exceptional coding & design skills, working on scalable service infrastructure in one of the following: Java, Ruby, or Scala
  • Knowledge of advanced software development principles and practices, software development lifecycle in an agile environment
  • Understanding of the operational aspects of SaaS, and the ability to take up initiatives to improve high availability and scalability aspects, and automation of post-deploy monitoring and alerting
  • Excellent analytical ability
  • Quick study; able to adapt quickly to new technologies in a challenging and high-growth environment
  • Problem solver; able to make routine decisions as well as sound complex decisions in a fast-paced, technical environment
  • Capable of planning and executing on both short-term and long-term goals individually and with the team
  • Communication that breaks through barriers, engages people and gets your ideas across quickly and efficiently
  • Solid intellectual curiosity and desire for excellence around leading teams, building products, and growing cool companies
  • Engineering degree in Computer Science or related discipline with a minimum of 12 years of experience and at least 3 years in management role

Nice to Have:

  • Ruby on Rails experience
  • Experience with design of Service-oriented Architecture and/or development of service
  • Infrastructure at a high scale
  • Experience with any of the following technologies/Frameworks: Kafka (or other message bus or distributed log infrastructure), Java PlayFramework, SQL and No SQL databases, and AWS deployment pipelines
  • Mobile application development