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Sr. Principal Engineer ( Java, AWS, Cassandra/MongoDB/DynamoDB)



Software Engineering
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 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 Java Cloud (AWS) Engineer

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 India team is working on a new and innovative cybersecurity solution and is looking for Java cloud (AWS) backend principal engineer.

This is a unique opportunity to join a team of experienced, highly skilled engineers working in a creative and innovative environment.

What will you do?

  • Take ownership on feature delivery from design through development and testing to full scale deployment.
  • Lead by being a role model of engineering excellence delivering products in high quality and cadence.
  • Collaborate to solve problems and overcome design challenges with team/scrum members and colleagues.

What experience or knowledge should you bring?

  • BSc in Computer Science/ related field
  • 10+ years of experience with Java server-side technologies
  • 4+ years of experience with AWS technologies
  • Experience as an architect/tech lead.
  • Proven experience in designing and managing (owning!) Data related infrastructure (Data lakes, ETL pipelines, etc.)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of design and implementation of large-scale distributed systems
  • Experience with big data databases e.g. MongoDB, DynamoDB or Elasticsearch.
  • Experience with relational databases e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL


  • Great interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with one of the following technologies: Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform.
  • Experience in Security.
  • Experience in Python


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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