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Staff Software Engineer- Remote US


Sep 28

Company Description

FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies, nation-state grade threat intelligence, and world-renowned Mandiant® consulting. With this approach, FireEye eliminates the complexity and burden of cyber security for organizations struggling to prepare for, prevent, and respond to cyber attacks. Learn more about FireEye's world-class solutions and global footprint at

Job Description

Are you passionate about security and solving customer problems? Do you want to leverage your software engineering skills to solve real world problems at the best security company in the world?  If so, then read on. 

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join our Automated Defense team and have a direct impact on our products and customers’ security. In this role, you will work with fellow engineers in building software that helps our security analysts and customers find evil and solve crime.  You will leverage your engineering expertise to deliver highly scalable solutions on the front line of cybersecurity that keep millions of users safe every day.  You’ll apply those same skills to help shape the requirements, architecture, and overall design of the platform.  Our highly collaborative teams rapidly release software in an environment where innovation is applauded, continuous integration is a focus, and you contribute to the vision and direction of our success.


  • Design and implement elegant and scalable services and APIs
  • Develop integrations with 3rd party products and solutions
  • Engineer services that are leveraged across the entire Mandiant platform
  • Rapidly prototype and refine applications based on user feedback
  • Engage in architecture sessions, challenge existing solutions, and inspire ideas for future enhancements
  • Collaborate with product management, DevOps, and fellow engineers in delivering solutions
  • Promote strict continuous code testing and validation to ensure high-quality coding standards
  • Stay abreast of the latest technology trends, coding standards, libraries, and frameworks to constantly grow your skillset
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams to design and develop joint solutions
  • Identify opportunities to enhance software engineering practices
  • Mentor and train other engineers
  • Team lead responsibilities as needed


  • 8+ years of overall software development experience
  • 3+ years of experience with Python and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of queuing architectures such as Kafka and RabbitMQ
  • Experience with PostgreSQL and Elasticsearch
  • Proficiency with container solutions such as Kubernetes and Docker
  • Experience implementing software in cloud native platforms such as AWS and Azure
  • Track record of building and delivering highly scalable software systems
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and projects
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills 

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with GraphQL, Node.js and Ruby
  • Experience with security testing best practices and tools
  • Experience with test automation

Additional Information

At FireEye we are committed to our #OneTeam approach combining diversity, collaboration, and excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Minimum Salary: $120,000. Final salary will be determined commensurately with cost of living, experience level, and/or any other legally permissible considerations.

Incentive Compensation: Eligibility for annual bonus subject to individual and company performance; eligibility for award of Restricted Stock Units subject to eligibility requirements, approval from FireEye’s Compensation Committee, and vesting terms 

Benefits: Employer subsidized benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance. Subject to eligibility requirements, FireEye also offers the ability to participate in 401(k), Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Dependent Care Spending Accounts, and Employee Stock Purchase Program. FireEye also provides Paid Time Off, Flexible Paid Sick Time, and Paid Holidays. 


*Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20)