Senior Software Engineer - Proxy Development

  • Location
    • Hyderabad, IN
  • Date Posted
  • Dec. 25, 2021
  • Function
  • Software 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.

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.

Lookout’s backend system supports a massive volume of data and an increasingly high level of demand, from data ingestion to delivery to dynamic analysis. We’re looking for talented and motivated engineers to build core components and services, as well as to contribute to evolving the architecture. We’re a small team working on a very large, modern system with a user base of millions, so you’ll get to work on a cutting-edge product and service on a large scale. We’re responsible for building and maintaining several of the services powering the various Lookout applications. We build services in Ruby & Scala, are hosted on AWS and firmly believe in using the cloud to our advantage.

Senior Software Engineer  - Proxy Development


  • Development and enhancement of Lookout CASB’s Inline data protection platform.
  • Understand the traffic pattern of SaaS App through Native App and Browser. Implement and maintain the access control features for the SaaS apps and IaaS platforms.
  • Work with the product management team to develop new access control features.
  • Influencing the features and direction of the product and platform with your own ideas. Involve in the complete software development life. Understand requirements, understand/define functional specs and develop high quality code.
  • Develop tools to effectively measure performance and latency characteristics of the product.
  • Work with the Customer Support team in troubleshooting and fixing customer issues and identifying the product gaps.
  • Take an active role in mentoring junior developers.


  • 5+ years of experience with an engineering degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Developer should have the knowledge of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc
  • Familiarity with JavaScript module loaders, such as Require.js and AMD
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues
  • Familiarity with EcmaScript 2018 or later
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as Jasmine, Jest, Karma
  • Strong Java Programming skills, NIO, concurrency, Network and application security patterns, Socket programming, Spring framework
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, AJAX and DOM.
  • Extensive experience with Netty or similar application frameworks
  • Good knowledge on Identity and access management, Reverse proxy, Forward  Proxy, IDP Proxy, Forgerock OpenAM Authentication Server, OpenDJ
  • Strong understanding of web protocols (HTTPS, WebSockets)
  • In depth knowledge of JavaScript object model and parsing techniques.
  • Experience with Java based parsers for XML and JSON
  • Strong understanding of network security (TLS/SSL, SAML, OAuth, PKI)
  • Experience in Certificate Management, Keystore and Key Life Cycle Management

Nice to have:

  • Experience with microservices and cloud platforms (Docker, AWS, GCP)
  • Experience with Bitbucket, Jira, Jenkins
  • Experience developing high performance, high throughput web services and applications
  • Having good exposure in Performance Analysis & Optimization of Application with Thread Dump, Heap Dump, Jprofiler, AppDynamics