Senior Data Engineer

Synack’s Penetration Testing as a Service platform manages customers’ attack surfaces by discovering new assets, pentesting for critical vulnerabilities and gaining visibility into the root causes of security risks. We are committed to making the world more secure by harnessing a talented, vetted community of security researchers to deliver continuous penetration testing and vulnerability management, with actionable results. Synack's PTaaS platform has uncovered more than 71,000 exploitable vulnerabilities to date, protecting a growing list of Global 2000 customers and U.S. agencies in a FedRAMP Moderate Authorized environment. For more information, please visit

We are looking for an experienced and innovative Senior Data Engineer to extend the data warehouse and build streaming and batch data products that will revolutionize cyber security. Working in the Cloud and using DevOps, you will process data to improve visibility into our Red Team’s activity, and enhance the ratings method measuring the security standing of our Clients. 

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Here’s what you'll do

  • Maintain and extend the data warehouse to serve data insights to various stakeholders
  • Develop ETL batch data pipelines with BigQuery or similar and orchestrate with modern orchestration tools (Airflow, Puppet)  
  • Use stream processing technologies (Apache Flink, Kafka, Cloud Functions) to build a continuously available large-scale event streaming platform
  • Maintain and extend the infrastructure as code (Terraform based) implementation of the data platform 
  • Support existing production products including APIs, data pipelines, relational databases and NoSQL document stores
  • Develop data models for dashboards with Looker, Tableau or Superset  and interactive applications to embed in the UI
  • Build innovative data analytics and proof of concept ideas to drive actionable insights
  • Collaborate with engineers and product managers across the company
  • Contribute to the development of Data Analytics, Machine Learning models and application of AI to real world problems

Here’s what you’ll need

  • 8+ years of experience architecting data warehouses such as BigQuery, Redshift, Databricks 
  • 5+ years of programming experience with Python, SQL and Java / Scala 
  • 5+ years experience implementing batch data pipelines with modern technologies like BigQuery or Spark
  • 3+ years of experience designing and building real-time data production solutions with Kafka, kSQL, Spark, Flink or similar 
  • Experience on using various database systems such as data warehouse (OLAP or delta lake), relational (PostgreSQL) and NoSQL document storage along with their performance optimisation 
  • Experience architecting and leading application development efforts
  • Experience working with Google Cloud or other public cloud platforms 
  • Experience with unit and integration tests, and Agile software development practices using Git
  • Experience with CICD deployment process and Docker related products 
  • Experience delivering data insights with BI tools such as Looker, Tableau 
  • Due to Federal Government contract requirements, we can only hire US Citizens for this role. 

Bonus Points

  • Working experience with infrastructure as code with Terraform
  • Production ML experience 
  • Exposure to cybersecurity

Ready to join us?

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This position has responsibility to ensure Synack’s security and privacy posture is maintained.

$140,000 - $180,000 Salary is determined by a combination of factors including location, level, relevant experience, and skills. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. The compensation package for this position may also include equity, and benefits.

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