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Staff Software Engineer - Secure Computing



Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024


As Staff Software Engineer - Secure Computing at Opaque, you'll be a primary driving force behind our secure computing platform. Your role will involve working at the heart of a talented team of 3-5 engineers, owning the end-to-end design and delivery of broad initiatives, and ensuring alignment across all stakeholders. Your hands-on approach and deep understanding of security principles will set a standard for engineering excellence within the team, and enable us to build and deliver a platform that our users love and trust.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build secure, reliable, and scalable systems to power AI on encrypted data
  • Scope projects accurately, providing clear timelines and ensuring efficient delivery.
  • Maintain proactive communication across functions to align goals and expectations.
  • Serve as a technical mentor, guiding the team through design and implementation challenges while emphasizing the importance of security.
  • Drive the adoption of best practices in coding, system design, and secure software development.
  • Ensure the resilience and scalability of our platform through thoughtful architecture and robust testing.

What we're looking for:

  • Recent experience as an individual contributor, with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all organizational levels.
  • A breadth of hands-on engineering experience, with a strong background in security principles and system-level programming (e.g., C, C++, Rust).
  • Strong grasp of data structures, algorithms, system design, and secure software development best practices.
  • Proficient with Linux, Kubernetes, and in building/maintaining enterprise software.
  • Quick learner, able to efficiently grasp and apply new concepts and technologies.
  • Highly motivated and collaborative, with a steadfast commitment to engineering excellence and a passion for security.
  • Nice to have: experience engaging with external stakeholders