Staff Software Engineer



Milpitas, CA
Full Time
2y ago

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

Mandiant Automated Defense a virtual security analyst that automates the monitoring and triage of security data, at machine speed, with a level of depth & consistency unmatched by humans. Its proprietary intelligent decision engine provides built-in reasoning and judgement to make better decisions, faster. The product’s innovative approach utilizes probability-based reasoning and provides 24x7 continuous monitoring, eliminating the need to filter, tune-down or ignore security alerts, resulting in a significantly reduced number of false positives. Automated Defense maximizes the effectiveness of security teams by eliminating human bias or fatigue.   


We’re an experienced team of security experts, data scientists and product developers working with a set of design partners to build, test and refine our solution.  

We're looking for a talented engineer to work with our team. Should you join us you will: 

  • Work closely with our security team, product managers, and our customers to understand and model their vision and requirements. 

  • Design, develop, and test code within our agile development framework – implementing stories as well as supporting other team members as they need support completing their tasks. 

  • Collaborate with the team to design a scalable, maintainable production architecture, investigating and introducing new technologies where needed.  

  • Study and implement the latest software development best practices.  

  • Work with our development operations team and technical account managers to provide the best experience in the industry for our customers. 

  • Demonstrate a maniacal focus on keeping Automated Defense's systems and our customers' information secure. 

  • Shape our culture by coming up with ideas, tools, and infrastructure wherever you see a need.  


We're looking for someone who has experience with these challenges as well as:  

  • A history of four to five years of project experience – both grad school and industry counts 

  • Experience and interest in developing with technologies such as NodeJS, Java, React, GraphQL, PostgreSQL, Kafka, Elastic, and whatever else we figure out we need 

  • Understanding of Linux server environments from network through the stack 

  • Experience with Docker or containerization in general 

Most important is a desire to work collaboratively with a team to build a new company and its products. 

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: $118,000. 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) 

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