Menlo Security’s mission is enabling the world to connect, communicate and collaborate securely without compromise. COVID-19 has made our mission all the more real. We support customers across various enterprises including Fortune 500 companies, 9/10 of the largest global banks and the Department of Defense.

The world has fundamentally changed. We are growing from 400 employees into the next phase of our journey, and we need passionate talent filled with empathy and agility. The right candidate for the job is ethical, hyper-organized, fanatical about seeing things through to completion, service-oriented, and humble enough to take feedback and coaching yet confident enough to provide feedback and coaching.

Menlo is well-funded for growth and our investors are second to none. They include Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”), General Catalyst, JPMC, American Express, HSBC, and Ericsson Ventures.
About the Role

Menlo Security is seeking a Principal Software Engineer to join the Foundation Engineering team. The Foundation team is responsible for architecting, designing, developing, deploying and monitoring components, frameworks to deliver Menlo’s Foundational and Core Services.


Evaluate and implement the latest development and deployment technologies for API design, highly available and scalable distributed systems, multithreaded/asynchronous applications with performance and security in mind
Technically lead large scale projects, and participate in building, deploying and operating the Menlo Security platform and provide mentorship to junior engineers
Architect, design, develop and own new features and services and be a key contributor to Menlo’s technical roadmap
Partner with product, security, operation, and other cross-functional stakeholders to align on requirements and schedules
5+ years of experience in cloud computing technologies or related technical fields
8+ years of hands on backend development experience using one or more programming languages such as Python, Node.js and Go
Solid experience with Cloud and Core AWS services such as EC2, S3, VPC, and SW development tools such as Git, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, etc.
In-depth knowledge of Linux and strong networking fundamentals
Solid experience with complex data structures and database and analytics technologies such as Redis, Postgres, MySQL and Druid
Experience in adapting and improving engineering best practices (e.g. test-driven development, continuous delivery, scrum practices, automation, Maintainable and testable code etc.).
Strong knowledge of HTTP security is highly desirable
Experience with FedRamp and SOC 2 certification is a plus
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proactive, self-motivated, and strong ability to learn new things with little guidance
Highly organized and thorough with critical attention to detail and documentation.
BS/BA or relevant experience preferred

Why Menlo?

Our culture is collaborative, inclusive, and fun! We have five core values: Stay Aligned, Get It Done, Customer Empathy, Think Creatively and Help Each Other Out. We believe in open communication, supporting new ideas, and sharing a mutual mindset of what we’re aiming to achieve together. There are tremendous opportunities to take initiative, implement new ideas, and have a hand in building a legacy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.