Principal Security Engineer

Devo - Seattle, WA

Principal Security Software Development Engineer

(Seattle or Remote with travel)


  • Productize security by creating best practices using Devo’s platform

  • Work as an advisor in security architecture and design

  • Join a privately-held, VC-backed, hyper-growth software company


Devo provides a real-time, cloud-based, machine data platform with related vertical and security solutions, fundamentally changing the economics of machine data to deliver operational insights at industry-fastest scale and speed. We help our clients understand customers better, secure and optimize operations, and act on new opportunities before the competition.


Due to rapid growth, we are looking for a Security Development Engineer to work directly with our VP of Security Engineering. You will spearhead security research, engineering, and product development, utilizing your extensive cloud domain knowledge to build out the Devo security products and services for customers and partners in the global security community.


As a Security SDE at Devo, you will:


  • Create engineering security standards applicable to all technologies in the IT and product portfolio

  • Drive innovation using Devo for security research, automation, investigation visualization

  • Design rapid prototypes leveraging the core platform for security use cases

  • Build microservices capabilities for our services model and ship code in AWS/Azure using standard CI/CD (Ansible, Jenkins, Terraform, Artifactory, and BinTray)

  • Conduct security research and present findings to customers and at security conferences

And we might make the perfect match if you:


  • Have an extensive networking background, with knowledge of service protocols and understand entities (IPs, domains, people) entitlements along with activities users/assets

  • Bring deep technical knowledge in at least one of the following Security Operations/Incident Response, Research/Threat Detection, Malware analysis, DFIR, or Breach Response.

  • Have deep technical expertise in CND/CNO technologies, forensic tools, and active defense technologies that influence workflow

  • Understand high capacity data ingestion and search pipeline design functions from either commercial or open source products

  • Have worked daily with cloud providers such as AWS, Azure or GCP

  • Expertise in at least one of the following: C, C++ or JVM-based languages.

  • Bonus points for JavaScript frameworks (Angular.JS, Node.JS, React.JS)



As a Security Engineer at you’ll join a passionate group of industry and technology leaders utilizing their knowledge to change the game in Data Ops space. You’ll solve real-world problems while working in a flexible environment that encourages you to take risks. You’ll be welcomed into an intelligent, and diverse group and that’s bringing modern software development methodologies to a realm that impacts thousands.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our Company.

Posted On: Friday, November 30, 2018

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