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Senior Software Engineer

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Posted 4 days ago

Job Type

Full Time


$150k - $180k





  • Mission/Vision: Contrast Security aims to revolutionize software security by enabling applications to self-protect against cyberattacks using deep security instrumentation.

  • Key Responsibilities: Design and implement scalable data architectures, develop and maintain ETL data pipelines, and integrate and manage data platforms on cloud services.

  • Growth Opportunities: Working with cutting-edge technologies in data engineering, cloud platforms, and big data solutions; contributing to a passionate team dedicated to transforming data into actionable insights.


Contrast recognized for its innovation in Runtime Security

Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting software. Contrast's patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio without disruptive scanning or expensive security experts. Only Contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development to operations to production.

About the Position

Contrast is seeking a Sr. Software Engineer - Data Platform to join our growing engineering ideal candidate will have a strong background in data engineering and architecture and experience modernizing and scaling data platforms. You will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining a robust data architecture that supports our business objectives. We are an innovative startup dedicated to leveraging cutting-edge technology to drive growth and efficiency. Our team is passionate about transforming data into actionable insights, and we are on a mission to modernize our data architecture to support our rapid growth.


  • Data Architecture Design: Design and implement scalable and efficient data architectures that support our business needs.

  • Data Pipeline Development: Develop and maintain data pipelines for ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes to ensure data is readily available for analysis and decision-making.

  • Cloud Integration: Integrate and manage data platforms on cloud services such as AWS, Azure, or GCP.

  • Performance optimization: Optimize data storage and retrieval processes for performance and cost-efficiency.

  • Collaboration: Work closely with data scientists, analysis, and other stakeholders to understand data needs and deliver solutions that meet those needs.

  • Data Governance: Implement and enforce data governance and security policies to ensure data privacy and compliance. Monitoring and troubleshooting: Monitor data platform performance and troubleshoot any issues that arise.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field.

  • Experience: 3+ years of experience in data engineering or a related role

  • Proficiency in SQL and NoSQL databases

  • Experience with ETL tools and processes

  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Java & Python

  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, GCP, or Azure

  • Familiarity with data warehousing solutions such as Snowflake, Redshift, or BigQuery

  • Knowledge of big data technologies like Hadoop, Spark or Kafka

  • Experience with containerization and orchestration tools such as Docker and Kubernetes

  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines and DevOps practices

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.

What We Offer

Salary and Other Compensation

This position's standard base pay range is $150,000 - $180,000 annually. This position is also eligible for an equity package subject to the terms of the Company’s applicable plans. When determining a candidate’s compensation, we consider several factors: geography, skill set, experience, job scope, and current market data.


Contrast Security offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Short Term Disability Insurance, Transit, and Commuter benefits, Flexible PTO, 56 hours of Annual Sick time, Paid Parental Leave and Paid Holidays.


The salary, other compensation, and benefits information are accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

We are changing the world of software security. Do it with us.

We believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their business.

If you’re looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you’ll love Contrast Security.

Contrast Security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations. At Contrast, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Contrast is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.

By submitting your application, you are providing Personal Information about yourself (cover letter, resume, email address, etc.) and hereby give your consent for Contrast Security, Inc. and/or our HR-related Service Providers to use this information for the purpose of processing, evaluating and responding to your application for current and future career opportunities. If you are a resident of the European Economic Area or are applying for a position in the European Economic Area,  reflects our policies around compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and your rights respective to  as a California resident, you are entitled to certain rights under CCPA: The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) will go into effect on January 1, 2020. Under CCPA, businesses must be overtly transparent about the personal information they collect, use, and store on California residents. CCPA also gives employees, applicants, independent contractors, emergency contacts, and dependents (“CA Employee”) new rights to privacy.

Recruitment Agencies: Although we value the services you provide, at this time, we are only accepting resumes from agencies, headhunters, or other suppliers who have signed a formal agreement with us.


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