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Senior Software Engineer, Ruby/Rails

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Posted about 1 month ago

Why Red Canary 

Red Canary was founded to make security for every business better by protecting organizations around the world from cyber threats. Our combination of market defining technology, processes, and expertise delivered using an innovative SaaS model is preventing breaches every day. The Red Canary engineering team builds and operates the platform to deliver unmatched threat detection and response. We process billions of events per day from hundreds of thousands of systems worldwide. Every engineer is on the front lines of cybersecurity with unique opportunities to learn new technology and solve the hardest problems in cyber security. 

You are passionate about applying your technical expertise to quickly ship an MVP based on requirements, and refine it through feedback from your customers. You’re comfortable diving into a large Rails applications that serve hundreds of customers. You understand and leverage proven software development patterns, and also recognize when patterns may require improvements or refactoring. We are searching for a Rails engineer to join us in building the Red Canary platform. We continuously push product enhancements to production so on day one you will be making security better for a large number of organizations. Our customers depend on us 24/7 and the software you build makes a meaningful difference to improve their security. In this role you may work from our Denver office or remote.

Please note, different companies have different philosophies on titles and levels. If your title is/was Staff or Principal, you may still be a good fit for this role.

  • Love to write code and take full ownership of a product or feature from concept to launch
  • Are experienced with Ruby on Rails and other common libraries such as RSpec and Sidekiq
  • Have experience with React, HAML, Redis, Postgres, AWS, Docker or some combination of similar tech
  • Architect scalable applications that serves both internal and external users and high-volume background tasks
  • Have confidence making architectural design decisions that improve scalability performance
  • Test the software you write to ensure we deliver the highest quality products 
  • Bonus: have deep knowledge of operating Postgres at scale, including replication, monitoring and optimization
  • Bonus: Have experience in any field in security such as security product development, malware handling or processing, security operations workflows, etc.

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redcanary.com Website
Denver, CO, US Location

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