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Senior Principal Engineer - (C++ &API design, implementation & maintenance)



Software Engineering, Design
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Who is Forcepoint?

Forcepoint simplifies security for global businesses and governments. Forcepoint’s all-in-one, truly cloud-native platform makes it easy to adopt Zero Trust and prevent the theft or loss of sensitive data and intellectual property no matter where people are working. 20+ years in business. 2.7k employees. 150 countries. 11k+ customers. 300+ patents. If our mission excites you, you’re in the right place; we want you to bring your own energy to help us create a safer world. All we’re missing is you!

Principal Software Engineer - DLP

Forcepoint is transforming cybersecurity by focusing on what matters most: understanding people’s intent as they interact with critical data and intellectual property wherever it resides. Our uncompromising systems enable companies to empower employees with unobstructed access to confidential data while protecting intellectual property and simplifying compliance.

The Israeli team is working on a new and innovative cybersecurity solution and is looking for a Principal Software Engineer.

As a Principal Software Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in the development of the DLP Policy Engine.

Here are the key components of your role:

  • Possess strong technical knowledge, particularly in C++ programming.
  • Understand the intricacies of API design, implementation, and maintenance.
  • Proficiently debug complex issues, especially those reported by customers.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices related to APIs and microservices.
  • Experience with both multi-tenant and single -tenant software solutions.
  • Very nice to have- experience with Java.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify requirements, plan, design, code, test, and maintain software components.
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards, security protocols, and scalability considerations.


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Very strong proficiency in C++ programming, additional proficiency in Java (or Python) is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with API design, RESTful APIs, and microservices.
  • Excellent debugging skills

Don’t meet every single qualification? Studies show people are hesitant to apply if they don’t meet all requirements listed in a job posting. Forcepoint is focused on building an inclusive and diverse workplace – so if there is something slightly different about your previous experience, but it otherwise aligns and you’re excited about this role, we encourage you to apply. You could be a great candidate for this or other roles on our team.

The policy of Forcepoint is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Forcepoint is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to recruiting@forcepoint.com.

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