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Software Engineer II, Cloud Infrastructure

Abnormal Security

Abnormal Security

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

About the Role

Abnormal Security is looking for a Software Engineer to join the Cloud Infrastructure team. This team is responsible for Abnormal’s presence in the public cloud and ensuring our use of the cloud is secure, reliable, and repeatable while meeting the needs of our engineering team.

This role includes responsibility for complex features in support of the team, focusing on automation. You should expect to work closely with engineers that are delivering new features and products for Abnormal, helping them make the most efficient use of the public cloud, while also reducing toil. The ideal candidate will be:

  • Dependable and autonomous
  • Able to take a clearly defined business problem (“We must deliver X feature for customer Y”) from design to review to implementation, delivering the work yourself or coordinating its delivery across a small group (1-3 people).
  • An effective communicator and collaborator and willing to escalate for help when appropriate
  • Willing to actively mentor and influence others both inside and outside of your team
  • Committed to identifying friction in internal processes and reducing/removing it

What you will do

  • Work with AWS, Azure, and other cloud providers so that developers at Abnormal are able to use public cloud offerings in a secure, repeatable, and reliable manner
  • Use DevOps principles in your work with public cloud providers and drive the adoption of these principles across Abnormal.
  • Ensure that Abnormal’s use of public cloud technologies is efficient, both for cost and time
  • Build systems for managing the public cloud using Python and/or Golang
  • Provide guidance and support to internal engineering teams in their use of the public cloud
  • Introduce and own new features to existing systems
  • Manage your time and commitments
  • Communicate clearly, both synchronously and asynchronously
  • Actively seek and incorporate feedback
  • Participate in the recruiting process including referrals, recruiting events, and interviews

Must Haves

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent professional experience
  • 3+ years experience in a similar, DevOps focused role
  • 1+ years of experience working with AWS
  • 1+ years experience with Linux systems and networking
  • Programming experience, preferably in Python or Golang
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC), preferably Terraform

Nice to Have

  • MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other related engineering field
  • FedRamp/GovCloud
  • Experience with container orchestration, preferably kubernetes and helm
  • Experience with Apache Airflow
  • Experience with Celery Distributed Task Queue
  • Experience with algorithms and optimization
  • Experience developing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) modules and building automation, preferably Terraform


At Abnormal Security certain roles are eligible for a bonus, restricted stock units (RSUs), and benefits. Individual compensation packages are based on factors unique to each candidate, including their skills, experience, qualifications and other job-related reasons. We know that benefits are also an important piece of your total compensation package. Learn more about our Compensation and Equity Philosophy on our Benefits & Perks page.

Base salary range:
$147,200$173,200 USD