Senior Software Engineer – NYC


Flashpoint delivers Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) to empower business units and functions across organizations to make better decisions and mitigate risk. The companys unique Deep & Dark Web data, expertise and technology enable our customers to glean intelligence that informs risk and protects their ability to operate. Fortune 500 and government customers utilize Flashpoints intelligence across the enterprise, including bolstering cybersecurity, confronting fraud, detecting insider threats, enhancing physical security, assessing M&A opportunities, and addressing vendor risk and supply chain integrity. For corporations with limited experience availing themselves of Deep & Dark Web intelligence, Flashpoint has tailored offerings that deliver comprehensive reporting and monitoring on their behalf. Flashpoint is backed by Georgian Partners, Greycroft Partners, TechOperators, K2 Intelligence, Jump Capital, Leaders Fund, Bloomberg Beta, and Cisco Investments. For more information, visit ************************ [********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************************* or follow us on Twitter at @FlashpointIntel.

Were going to need people like you to help develop our cutting edge data delivery and analysis platform. Theres a tremendous amount of work for us on the road ahead, and were moving at ludicrous speed, so were looking for a comrade-in-arms to jump in and join our team trailblazing the Deep & Dark Web.

Below is more about the role we have in mind.

Roles and Responsibilities

* Help build and maintain our platform – we are constantly adding new data sources, analytics, and interface enhancements as our company grows
* Drive architectural best practices and process improvement
* Make your voice heard in product development process and participate in code reviews
* Make sure your code is properly tested
* Document your projects thoroughly enough to make them maintainable by others
* Help bring in new technologies and develop innovative approaches to the data challenges we face
* Mentor junior and mid-level engineers


Required Qualifications and Experience

* At least 8 years of delivering production software in a SaaS environment
* Experience working within an agile team
* Solid foundation in computer science fundamentals from data structures and algorithms to high-level design patterns
* Excellent systems analytical, problem solving and technical skills
* Strong proficiency in Python
* Experience building and using RESTful web services using Python frameworks
* Experience with relational, NoSQL, and graph datastores
* Experience writing unit and integration tests, and producing testable code
* Demonstrated ability to learn and leverage new technologies
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment

Nice to Haves

* Experience developing security tools or any type of security oriented background
* Experience building, maintaining or using big data streaming infrastructure (Kafka, HDFS, etc.)
* Experience with the ELK stack
* Experience using Docker for development and deployment
* Experience with automating infrastructure using leading cloud providers


Compensation will be commensurate with experience, ability, and role responsibilities. Additional perks include medical, dental, and vision coverage, commuter benefits, a well-stocked kitchen, beer Fridays, and company outings.

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