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Principal Software Engineer - Backend at Carbon Black
Boulder, CO, US

Are you passionate about affecting change within organizations?  Do you bring a positive, can do attitude to difficult tasks? Then come be an agent of change as Carbon Black enters the Kubernetes era. Join the team that is tasked with helping to continue migrating our Predictive Security Cloud product to containers and Kubernetes, using modern CI/CD methodologies to transform how we do release management.  Along with guiding the organization through this transformation, we will lead by example through building and supporting our own services. Carbon Black provides an industry leading Threat Intelligence data service to our customers. Join a talented team of developers using a wide variety of new and cool technologies to solve big problems while partnering with threat researchers who are on the bleeding edge of malware analysis. You’ll be instrumental in helping Carbon Black scale to the needs of the next decade to help our customers prevent the next front page security breach.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with many of the existing Carbon Black Predictive Security Cloud teams as a containerization and Kubernetes coach.

  • Coordinate with the in-house kubernetes operations team to ensure feature availability for smooth transitions to the cluster

  • Design and optimize the performance of a backend data processing pipeline that is resilient to failures and is highly scalable.

  • Plan, monitor and improve the performance of a distributed application to process a lot of streaming data.

  • Review and guide development of Restful APIs to query terabytes of data.

  • Participate in all phases of the software development cycle as part of a Scrum team.

  • Collaborate with product management, DevOps, backend, and front-end engineers to deliver the right solution.

  • Support existing production code and improve performance enhancements and products.


What You’ll Bring

You’ll plan for high-performance computing and build and improve a highly scalable and reliable system to process and store terabytes of data.


4+ years of experience developing server side applications.

2+ years building high performing/data intensive applications running in the cloud.

Implement changes for performance, scalability and reliability


Experience With:

  • Java

  • Restful APIs


  • Git

  • Scaling enterprise applications in the cloud

  • Reducing costs in production

  • Agile Software Development


Bonus Points:

  • Kubernetes or other Container Orchestrators

  • B.S./M.S. in Computer Science or related degree

  • NoSQL technologies

  • AWS & Elastic Search

  • CI/CD pipeline