Data Systems Engineer (Principal/Staff/Senior Level)

Shape Security, Santa Clara

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About Shape Security
We are security and web experts, pioneers, evangelists, and elite researchers. We believe in the power of the Internet to be a positive force; our mission is to protect every website and mobile app from cybercriminals. Shape’s founders fought cybercrime at the Pentagon, Google, and other leading security companies. We are backed by some of the most prominent leaders and investors in the technology industry including Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures, and more. Come be a part of our unparalleled team that is responsible for making the Internet a safer place for everyone. 

Position Summary
As a senior software engineer in data system team, you will be solving unique and challenging problems in our cloud-based data system, which deals with large-scale data collecting, processing, storage, query, and visualization. At Shape, you will work with exceptional team members and boost your career to the next level.


  • Design and develop cloud-based data system to handle large-scale (Petabyte) dataset
  • Collaborate with product team, engineering team, and operations team to devise data strategy that addresses large-scale data management requirements
  • Research on new opportunities for data acquisition, storage, processing, and query
  • Design and implement measures to ensure data accuracy and accessibility
  • Create and enforce database development standards around data governance and privacy

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (or above) in Computer Science or related fields
  • 5+ years of industrial experience in data processing
  • Expert in online data analytical processing (OLAP) and commercial ETL (extraction, transformation, loading) platforms
  • Proficient in a major object-oriented programming language (e.g. Java) or a scripting language (e.g. Python) related to data processing
  • Experience with Cloud-based development environment, such as AWS or GCP
  • Ability to communicate with clarity and conciseness both in written and verbal forms

About Shape Security

The world’s leading financial, retail and travel companies and government agencies rely on Shape Security as their primary line of defense against fraud and attacks on their web and mobile applications. The Shape platform, covered by 45 patents, was designed to stop the most dangerous application attacks enabled by cybercriminal fraud tools, including credential stuffing (account takeover), product scraping, unauthorized aggregation, and other threats. Shape has prevented over $1 billion in fraud losses for its customers and protects more than 1.3 billion user accounts. Shape is headed by industry leaders from Google, Cisco, IBM, Raytheon, Palo Alto Networks, and the Pentagon.

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