Senior Software Engineer

Location: US - Remote 

About Oort

Mission

We are building the Oort Cloud: a globally distributed security fabric that connects and secures the digital ecosystem on which businesses depend.  Working at Oort offers our team members a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in building the long-term foundation for the next great network security company.  Everyone at Oort is focused on combining the latest in emerging technology with our own innovations to solve real-world problems for our customers.  The company operates in a remote-first environment that encourages a healthy work-life balance and continuously seeks opportunities to invest in the professional and personal development of its team members. 

Team

Oort is a venture-backed cybersecurity startup based in Boston led by Matt Caulfield, Founder & CEO.  Matt previously led the Boston Innovation Team for Cisco and is an expert in all things cloud, networking, and security as well as a pioneer in edge computing and globally distributed systems.  645 Ventures and Bain Capital Ventures, leading investment firms for disruptive startups, led a seed-funding round for Oort in September 2020.  Investors and Advisors include former Founders and CEOs of renowned security companies such as Sourcefire, Carbon Black and Symantec.

About the Role

We are looking for a senior software engineer with solid experience to help build out our foundational architecture. As part of our smart and motivated team, we will count on you to develop a core set of cloud-hosted microservices and demonstrate an aptitude for reasoning about highly complex and distributed environments (e.g. deploying and running services across multiple data centers around the world). 

Responsibilities 

This position will: 

  • Report to the Founder & CEO, Matt Caulfield, who currently leads engineering
  • Play an active role in all phases of the development process
  • Design remarkable software systems and components 
  • Identify, and advocate for, required improvements to the product 
  • Produce high-quality code while keeping pace with the goals of a startup

Qualifications 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Designed and implemented microservices from the ground up
  • Built distributed SaaS applications at scale on GCP, AWS and/or Azure using kubernetes / docker 
  • Real-world exposure to a variety of persistence technologies such as sql, nosql, redis, kafka, etc. 
  • Development experience with Golang and Typescript for backend services 
  • Scripting experience using Python and/or Bash
  • Experience with API definition - grpc and/or swagger / openapi
  • Operational experience with GitOps / Infrastructure-as-code, CI/CD, automation and testing 
  • An approach to the day-to-day job that is positive, pragmatic and productive

Email jobs@oort.io to apply