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Principal Engineer - Cloud Infrastructure (Shape Cloud)



Shape Security



Mountain View, CA, US


Shape Security is one of the leading enterprise security companies. We protect our customers’ web and mobile applications from automated attacks. Our security-as-a-service product relies on great software and a great services team working on the frontline of defense.
We are looking for a talented and passionate Principal Engineer with deep expertise in building scalable, distributed systems. In this high impact role, you will be responsible for system architecture and design of our security product in public cloud.  As a key member of the technical leadership, you will collaborate cross functionally to strategize and influence on what/how data needs to be collected and analyzed and what direction our product is going to take.
If you are a motivated, innovative, passionate, hands on, hardworking technical leader who wants to have a high impact and leave your imprint on building a high-traffic security system, we would love to talk to you.


    • Drive the cloud product architecture with 100x data and planetary scale traffic in mind
    • Analyze existing systems and identify components that need review and redesign for distributed infrastructure.
    • Work with DevOps to make sure there are tools in place to operate the cloud infrastructure effectively.
    • Review our Security engineering models and secure data ingestion pipelines.


    • Strong background in operating system and networking.
    • Strong background in web services.
    • Deep understanding of Public clouds - GCP, AWS and Azure, is preferred
    • Security background is a bonus.
    • Experience with Kubernetes and other cloud native platforms is a bonus
Shape provides best-in-class defense against malicious automated cyber-attacks on web and mobile applications. Shape has deflected over $1B in fraud losses for major retailers, financial institutions, airlines, and government agencies. Shape Security is headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Norwest Venture Partners, Venrock, Baseline Ventures, Google Ventures, and a host of other prominent investors.
From the employees perspective
We are security and web experts, pioneers, evangelists and elite researchers. We believe in the power of the Internet to be a positive force and our mission is to protect every website and mobile app from cybercriminals. Our founders fought cybercrime at the Pentagon, Google, and leading security companies.  We are backed by some of the most prominent leaders and investors in the technology industry, and our customers include Fortune 500 companies.
We are growing rapidly - take look at our website,, for more information about us.

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