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Jun 30, 2024

Senior Streaming Platform Engineer


Armis is looking for a few of the very best people in their field to join our A-team of big thinkers, doers, movers, and shakers. This unique opportunity truly offers the best of all worlds—start up culture, enterprise level benefits and security, and top pay for the industry. Got your attention yet? Good, keep reading, it only gets better. Ok, so what exactly does Armis do? Connected assets are growing at an explosive rate, across every industry and every geo. In today’s world of smart devices and BYOD, these assets come from every direction and are found in every possible environment and industry. And they’re critical to success for every enterprise. And because every single asset represents a very real potential vulnerability, they’re also the last line of defense against today’s sophisticated cyber criminals. Armis gives companies of every size—across every industry and geo—complete asset visibility, contextual intelligence, and continuous security. We have partnerships and integrations with the planet’s leading tech and cybersecurity players. And we’re building an incredibly smart and diverse global team of thought-leading technologists, creative visionaries and proven game changers who are ready to take Armis to the next level.
At Armis, streaming is at the heart of our product. We run hundreds of streaming applications that transform, aggregate, analyze, and enrich the most valuable data we collect from our clients. We process billions of events and petabytes of raw data daily, and this is just the beginning. Our mission is to streamline the development process for our streaming services and ensure their flawless performance in production. This involves tackling the complex challenges of scalability, latency, and reliability head-on. By developing robust software libraries, enhancing observability, and managing the entire backend infrastructure, our team delivers innovative solutions and optimizes our systems to provide an exceptional streaming experience for our users. We are seeking a talented and experienced engineer who is passionate about building and optimizing streaming platforms to join our elite team. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are eager to tackle complex challenges, we want to hear from you.   Responsibilities include
  • Develop and Maintain Streaming Infrastructure: Design and support a global streaming platform, creating software libraries that streamline development and ensure reliability and observability for thousands of services.
  • Automate Deployment and Operation: Oversee the automated deployment and operation of numerous Kafka and RabbitMQ clusters, adhering to various deployment constraints to support our backend services.
  • Monitor and Support Production Systems: Manage global Kafka clusters, provide on-call production support, and assist in troubleshooting and incident resolution.
  • Improve Infrastructure Observability: Develop monitoring tools, enhance alerting systems, and help developers better monitor and understand their streaming applications.
  • Optimize System Performance: Conduct research, build proofs of concept, and perform benchmark tests to identify and implement technology improvements.
  • Provide Developer Support and Training: Guide developers on best practices, create documentation and conduct workshops to ensure efficient use of the infrastructure.
  • Extensive Experience: Minimum of 8 years in software engineering, with a focus on streaming services, backend infrastructure, and large-scale distributed systems.
  • Expertise in Kafka: Extensive knowledge of Kafka internals - including the Kafka protocol, consumer and producer mechanisms, and the Kafka ecosystem. Deep understanding and hands-on experience with Kafka, including deployment, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Working with Confluent-Cloud and with Confluent for Kubernetes is a plus.
  • Proficiency in RabbitMQ (Optional): Experience with RabbitMQ, including its deployment and maintenance, is a plus.
  • Strong Programming Skills: Proficiency in languages such as Java, Python, or Scala, with experience in developing and maintaining software libraries.
  • Infrastructure Management: Demonstrated ability to design, build, and maintain scalable infrastructure, including automated deployment and operations.
  • Containerization and Orchestration: Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience with Docker and Kubernetes for containerization and orchestration.
  • Observability and Monitoring: Expertise in enhancing system observability, creating monitoring tools, and implementing alerting and self-healing mechanisms.
  • Problem-Solving Abilities: Proven track record in troubleshooting, incident resolution, and optimizing system performance through research and benchmarking.
  • Ownership and Accountability: A strong sense of ownership and accountability, ensuring the highest quality and performance in all aspects of the work.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Excellent communication skills and experience in supporting and training developers, conducting peer reviews, and creating documentation and best practices.
  Bonus Qualities
  • Mentorship and Leadership: Proven ability to mentor and lead teams, fostering a collaborative and growth-oriented environment.
  • Open Source Contributions: Active participation in contributing to open source libraries, showcasing a commitment to community and innovation.
  • Community Involvement: Engagement in related software communities, such as forums, user groups, or special interest groups.
  • Public Speaking: Experience presenting sessions or workshops at industry summits, conferences, or meetups, demonstrating thought leadership and expertise.
  • Published Works: Authoring articles, blogs, or papers on relevant topics, contributing to the broader knowledge base of the field.
The choices you make in your career journey matter. You want to do interesting work in an important field while also having time to live your life, which is why we place so much value in your life-work balance. Armis sets you up for success with comprehensive health benefits, discretionary time off, paid holidays including monthly me days, and a highly inclusive and diverse workplace. Put your unique experiences and perspective to work in an environment where they will enable you to thrive, grow, and live your life with integrity. Armis is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We never discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected (or not) status. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to submit satisfactory proof of identity and legal authorization. Please click here to review our privacy practices.
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