Sensor Lead / Architect

As a hands-on Sensor Lead / Architect, you will be expected to take ownership of and build highly reliable and massively enterprise deployable sensors for various operating systems and network environments. You will need to demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills to successfully execute on the engineering priorities in an agile, high-velocity development environment. We are attracted to people who are curious, quick-learners, self-driven and take immense pride in their work.

Balbix’s sensors include a network appliance and software sensors deployed at scale on our customers networks. Among the sensors responsibilities include: monitoring network traffic, scanning networks for asset information, inspecting software stacks, and scanning for vulnerabilities while minimizing system resources.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with product management and company leadership to understand customer requirements and translate into saleable, supportable, and deployable sensor architecture
  • Provide technical and architectural direction to the sensors team to ensure consistent architecture that maximizes feature velocity, reliability, supportability, and deployability
  • Architect, design, and test APIs between the sensors and the Balbix Brain.
  • Work closely with the Data Engineering team to ensure consistent and scalable data consumption across millions of sensors
  • Streamline the software lifecycle to ensure continuous deployment and delivery into production

Job Requirements
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Extensive knowledge of networking
  • Experience is developing real-time packet inspection software using DPDK or similar
  • Expert knowledge of C, and C++
  • Extensive experience with Linux, ideally in an appliance form factor
  • Working knowledge of Python, Windows, and MAC OS
  • Security best practices and design principles
  • Proven track record of leading small teams
  • Practical experience in Agile development methodologies such as Scrum

Why Balbix? 

Cybersecurity is hard because organizations have a massive and rapidly growing attack surface. At Balbix, we are pushing the edge of multiple technologies including big data, deep learning, AI based predictive analytics, and data driven user interfaces to provide a game-changing cybersecurity platform that helps organizations avoid breaches. Our rapidly growing set of customers range from small startups to some of the world's largest organizations. We have received the backing and support of industry luminaries such as John Chambers, raving reviews and customer testimonials, numerous industry awards, recognition by Gartner as a Cool Vendor, and by Frost & Sullivan


Life @ Balbix

Work life at Balbix is very rewarding! We are developing the world's most advanced platform to address what is perhaps the most important (and hardest) technology problem facing mankind today. Our team is collaborative, fast moving and fun-loving, a combination not always seen in cutting-edge B2B startups. Working with clarity of goals in a culture of alignment and bottom-up innovation, Balbix team members see an opportunity for rapid career growth. We encourage experimenting and continuous learning, a can-do attitude, excellence and ownership. We work hard, take great pride in our work, and have loads of fun along the way!

Top Notch Benefits & Perks

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance and long-term disability coverage for you and your family
  • Wellness program allowance to buy things that support your health and happiness
  • Flex-Time-- anytime. Take time off as you need it. We appreciate good work and a good life, and know you want the same
  • Free lunches 3x/week, Friday happy hours, regular off-sites. 
  • And we’re right next door to Santana Row- enjoy your time in (and out of) the office!


More information at https://www.balbix.com/join-us.

Please reach out if you want a seat on our rocket-ship and are passionate about changing the cybersecurity equation.


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