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Principal Back End Software Engineer

Centripetal is seeking a Senior Back End Software Engineer to work on our core packet filtering software team.  The ideal candidate will be an experienced backend developer to work on the server side of our web applications.  The position will design, build and maintain advanced web services and APIs used by front-end developers.

The position will require custom network security  application development, the virtualization and performance optimization of applications.



  • Focus on coding and debugging
  • Developing and owning components for large scale distributed systems with an eye towards performance and scalability
  • Participate in definition, design, implementation and test
  • Web Server technologies
  • API Integration
  • Security
  • Content Management System (CMS) development, deployment and maintenance
  • Reporting – generating analytics and statistics
  • Database creation, integration and management
  • Building of server-side software
  • Backup and restore technologies for website files

Additional Experience

  • Experience with Clojure development 
  • Experience with algorithm development & implementation
  • Experience in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Excellent multi-tasking, written & verbal communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills in the diagnosis and resolution of customer issues
  • Must be results oriented and have a high degree of accountability, commitment and responsibility

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/MS degree or equivalent in Computer Science
  • 10+ years of Software Development
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

About Centripetal Networks

CNI has engineered and manufactured a new disruptive technology for cyber security that actions millions of threat indicators and scales well beyond any current solution.  We are looking for candidates with startup, product & cyber security experience that want to work for a fast-growing company.

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