Umbra Data Is Hiring a Software Engineer

We’re looking for a skilled Software Engineer to come be Employee #4 at Umbra Data, our funded startup in the Internet Security space.

This job will involve the creation of software for the purpose of identifying, tracking and communicating malicious Internet activities. The focus is primarily from a botnet perspective. Skills in the use of C, Ruby-on-Rails and Perl on Unix/Linux platforms are required. A demonstration of self-directed work habits, strong communication skills both written and verbal, and the ability to gauge schedule requirements are vital to our mutual success. As the work environment is an early-stage startup, prior experience in such an environment is a major plus.

The ideal candidate should have experience working with one or more of: identification; collection; tracking; or creation of malicious Internet systems and software. An understanding of Internet protocols and methods to minimize detection by adversaries, methods to survive and/or counter-act attacks, and methods of analyzing malicious software and behavior are crucial.

Programming experience with Windows and OS X operating systems are a pluses.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits as well as a generous equity package.

You must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. Principals only. We will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a signed recruiting agreement in place between us and the recruiter or agency prior to the submittal and the candidate is submitted for a specific requisition. In the case of candidate(s) submitted or presented to us by a recruiter or agency without a signed agreement, we explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

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