Senior Staff Engineer - Security Platform


Lookout is a cybersecurity company that makes it possible for individuals and enterprises to be both mobile and secure. With 100 million mobile sensors fueling a dataset of virtually all the mobile code in the world, the Lookout Security Cloud can identify connections that would otherwise go unseen -- predicting and stopping mobile attacks before they do harm. The world’s leading mobile network operators, including AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, EE, KDDI, Orange, Sprint, T-Mobile and Telstra, have selected Lookout as its preferred mobile security solution. Lookout is also partnered with such enterprise leaders as AirWatch, Ingram Micro and MobileIron. Headquartered in San Francisco, Lookout has offices in Amsterdam, Boston, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington, D.C. To learn more, visit




  • Push the boundaries of security technology to create defences for large scale production infrastructure and networks.

  • Develop scalable, robust and maintainable service using Java, Scala, Ruby or JRuby

  • Develop new features and feature extensions to our analysis engines

  • Define and implement innovative monitoring and alerting systems to enable detection of intrusions

  • Lead by example, demonstrating software craftsmanship and best practices.




  • 6+ years of overall development experience in designing/implementing large scale, distributed production class ‘Saas’ software .

  • Proficient in Java and experienced with key large-scale analytics technology stacks such as Spark, Kafka, Kinesis and Etasticsearch.

  • Strong background in Object Oriented design, data structures, and algorithms

  • Experience with mobile platforms, iOS and Android, is required with strong understanding of Operating System concepts.

  • 6+ years of experience with rapid innovation based on Agile development methodologies and DevOps models  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must work well independently and in collaborative team environments.

  • 4+ years of experience with AWS development and associated services/technologies for large scale computation and data analytics projects is highly desirable

  • Experience with Scala, JRuby/Ruby is highly desirable

  • 2+ years of experience with designing/implementing real-time/streaming analytics and/or big data systems is desirable

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