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Software Engineer – New College Grad

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

The Role
We are looking for a Software Engineer to help build the next generation of our flagship spam detection products. You get to work with some of the largest threat intelligence data in the cyber security and craft peta byte scale solutions to help protect some of the most targeted people, especially in fortune 1000 companies. You’ll build hybrid systems that take the best of rules based and machine learning based approaches in real “real time” and process billions of messages every day. A few seconds could make all the difference between a security breach and a blocked message. In succeeding with Proofpoint, you help make the internet a safer place for everyone.
Your day-to-day
Excellent programming and software design skills
Experience working with cloud platforms like AWS or GCP
Solid understanding of algorithms, data structures and multithreaded programming concepts
Contribute to unit and functional testing of software.
Add monitoring and alerting to production systems with the appropriate thresholds.
Participate in estimation, scoping and design of software systems
Ability to troubleshoot customer reported issues in a timely manner and identify root cause fixes
Work closely with data scientists to integrate machine learning models into production
What you bring to the team
Bachelor's degree in CS or similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience
Has intellectual curiosity and stays abreast with current technologies
High accountability and a track record of delivering game changing products with quality.
Deep customer focus: Always start the with customer and work backwards
Understand lean software development practices and embrace data informed decisions
Low ego and someone who puts the team and the organization first
Challenges status quo and looks for continuous improvement in systems and processes.
Why Proofpoint
As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
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Posted 2 months ago

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