Software Engineer – Spain

Locations: Barcelona & Madrid

The Hornetsecurity Group is the leading cloud security provider in Europe, which protects the IT infrastructure, digital communication and data of companies and organizations of all sizes. Its services are provided worldwide via 11 redundantly secured data centers. The product portfolio covers all important areas of email security, including spam and virus filters, legally compliant archiving and encryption, as well as defense against CEO fraud and ransomware. With more than 400 employees, the Hornetsecurity Group is represented globally at several locations and operates in more than 30 countries through its international distribution network. The premium services are used by approximately 50,000 customers including Swisscom, Telefónica, KONICA MINOLTA, LVM Versicherung and CLAAS.

We are looking for a motivated Software Engineer (m/f/d) for our location in Madrid or Barcelona for 40 hours/week.

Job description details

Your job

  • You design, implement and test new technologies and services for spam, malware and phishing detection.
  • You will contribute to the development of Hornetsecurity’s Spam and Malware Protection, E-Mail Encryption and Advanced Threat Protection products.
  • You work on unit and integration tests and maintain our CI/CD pipelines.
  • Together with your colleagues you ensure that development and quality goals are met.

Your profile

  • You have a degree in the field of computer science.
  • You already have several years of experience with the programming languages Python and/or Golang.
  • You are experienced in developing or using Linux systems – you are proficient in the Linux command line.
  • You feel comfortable working with SQL and NoSQL databases, preferably PostgreSQL and/or ElasticSearch – experience with graph databases is an advantage.
  • You are familiar with technologies and encryption methods such as SMIME and PGP for e-mails.
  • You have knowledge of programming concepts such as prototyping, multithreading/processing, client-server architecture, stream processing and high availability.
  • You ideally have hands-on experience with Docker and Kubernetes as well as CI/CD.
  • You can abstract, think logically and convince with initiative and personal responsibility.
  • You enjoy working in an international team, are solution-oriented, reliable and resilient.
  • You have a very good command of written and spoken English

Your benefits

  • Free space for innovation and independent action.
  • Short decision paths and flat hierarchies in an open work atmosphere.
  • Personal and professional development opportunities.
  • Attractive and performance-related compensation.
  • No dress code – you can come to work as you like.
  • Delicious coffee, tea and fresh fruit every day for free.
  • Free Book Policy – we will order your reference books.
  • Regular pizza meetings for an interdisciplinary exchange.
  • Team events like Lasertag, Live Escape Room or LAN parties – let yourself be surprised.
  • Unlimited contracts.
  • Fast growing international company with a promising future and no limits to growth in your professional career.
  • Collective health insurance.
  • Additional Sick Leave: The first 3 days of sick leave are fully paid by the company.
  • Seniority plus: From the 3rd on and until the 25th year of employment with the company.
  • Additional Health Plan: As healthy employees are important to us.
  • Corporate benefits: We have made an agreement with various local outlets whereby you will benefit from % discount when presenting a confirmation that you are our employee. Let’s go shopping!

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Viktoria Wagner | Jobs Hornetsecurity

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