Vectra is hiring a

Senior Software Engineer

Dublin, Ireland

Vectra® is the leader in AI-driven threat detection and response for hybrid and multi-cloud enterprises.

The Vectra Platform captures packets and logs across network, public cloud, SaaS, and identity by applying patented security-led AI to surface and prioritize threats for rapid threat response. Vectra's threat detections are powered by a deep understanding of attacker methods and problem-optimized AI algorithms. Alerts uncover attacker methods in action and are correlated across customer environments to expose real attacks. Organizations around the world rely on Vectra to see and stop threats before a breach occurs. For more information, visit www.vectra.ai.

 

  

Company Overview  

Vectra delivers a new class of real-time threat detection and advanced analysis of active network intrusions. Vectra picks up where perimeter security leaves off using AI to provide deep, continuous analysis of both internal and Internet-facing network traffic for all phases of the attack progression as attackers attempt to breach, spy, spread, and steal within networks. 

Vectra directly analyzes network traffic in real time using a combination of patent-pending data science, machine learning, and behavioral analysis to detect attacker behaviors and user anomalies in the network. All detections are algorithmically correlated and prioritized to show an attack in context, and Vectra’s machine learning adapts as attacks evolve. 

  

Position Overview 

Detecting attackers in real-time requires a high-performance suite of software that enables machine learning and statistical techniques. You will be joining a newly created team that has been tasked with detecting attackers in the cloud. This presents a unique opportunity to help shape the processes and practices of the team, as well as the technical architecture and delivery. 

  

Responsibilities  

  • Translate product requirements and concepts into software designs and implementation taking scalabilityperformance, operational effort and cost into consideration 
  • Interface with other groups including Product Management, UX, Security Research and Data Science to help customers simplify security 
  • Provide technical leadership in addition to mentoring and encouraging other engineers 

  

Requirements: 

  • Strong Python experience 
  • 7+ years working with Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP etc.) 
  • Knowledge of software design principles and leading software development practices 
  • Strong communication & collaboration skills 
  • Willingness to get things done, take initiative and challenge existing assumptions and conventions 

  

Preferred: 

  • Experience working with a geographically dispersed team 
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment 
  • Expertise in automated testing in addition to continuous integration and deployment tools 
  • Knowledge of networking and networking protocols 
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity 
  • Knowledge of source code management tools; e.g. Git 

  

Education: 

  • B.S or M.S or Ph.D. in Computer Science (or equivalent experience) 

Our product is focused on making the world a safer and fairer place. Our global benefits program ensures that Vectra puts that same focus on our employees by providing outstanding health and wellbeing support for all our people and their families across the globe.

Our programs support our people by supporting the physical, mental and overall health of everyone and their families. Our benefits plans and programs include Health Care Benefits, access to retirement benefits plans, behavioral & wellness benefits, perks and rewards as well as generous time away from work via fully paid holidays and leaves of absence.

Vectra is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

 

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