Principal Software Engineer - Threat Detection

Remote, USA

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About AppOmni

AppOmni is leading the cybersecurity and AI revolution. We created the category called SaaS security posture management (SSPM). And now, over 25% of the Fortune 100 and many global companies are using our platform to overcome challenges such as SaaS application attacks, sensitive data exposure, insider threats, and so much more. Our mission is to prevent SaaS data breaches by securing the applications that power the enterprise.

About the Role

As a Principal Software Engineer on the Threat Detection Engineering team, you will contribute directly to major components of AppOmni’s SaaS Security Posture Management (SSPM) platform. In collaboration with technical leadership, you will be responsible for the design and development of major areas of the codebase that implement security detection capabilities to support customers in improving their security posture.

This position in a rapidly growing security engineering company is an opportunity to take ownership of significant engineering decisions and implement technology that will improve the security of not only enterprise SaaS deployments but also their customers and end-users.

Your work will have a direct and meaningful impact on securing our customers and their data - which may include your own data! These are challenging engineering problems in an exciting part of the security industry that does not yet have defined solutions. Successful candidates will have a history of strong problem-solving skills, the ability to think creatively, and top-notch engineering skills.

What We’re Looking For

  • 5+ years of experience in software development with a significant focus on Golang.
  • Proficiency in building microservices using gRPC.
  • Proven experience designing, building, and maintaining ETL pipelines, preferably for Event/Audit Log security detection.
  • Familiarity with message queues, specifically PubSub, Kafka, or Pulsar.
  • Experience implementing and managing both OLAP and OLTP databases, ensuring optimal performance and reliability.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools for deployment automation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and mentor less experienced team members.
  • Excellent technical and non-technical communication skills.

You might also have

  • Familiarity with Python3 and/or Rust
  • Prior security operations experience
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Terraform for managing infrastructure, particularly on Google Cloud Platform.

Technology you'll work with

  • Golang
  • Python3
  • PubSub
  • BigQuery
  • Redis
  • Postgres
  • Google Cloud Platform + Google Kubernetes Engineer


Our flexible, remote-first team is collaborative and supportive as we move quickly to research and develop new ideas, deliver new features to our customers, and iterate on ideas and innovations. We accomplish this by focusing on our five core values: Trust, Transparency, Quality, Customer Focus, and Delivery. Our team is determined to make a difference to positively impact our way of life by securing the technology that is changing the world.

AppOmni is proud to be Certified by Great Place to WorkⓇ, as we seek to build a culture where all employees feel appreciated and supported, especially with clear and honest leadership, employee recognition, and an environment that fosters innovation and collaboration.

We believe diversity fuels innovation and drives growth by bringing a wealth of different perspectives and skills. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every employee feels valued, heard, and empowered to reach their full potential. Join us in building a workplace where we can all thrive.

Compensation & Benefits

AppOmni is committed to supporting our employee’s financial, professional, and personal well-being.  To do this, we take a holistic view of compensation, one that values not just the immediate financial package but also the long-term growth of both our employees and our company.  We're committed to pay equity and transparency and encourage all candidates to discuss their salary expectations with us early in the application process.

Our total rewards package includes the following:

  • Base Salary: The annual base salary compensation range in the U.S. for this role is $186,400 - $256,300. Final offer amounts are determined by factors such as the final candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience, as well as business considerations and peer compensation.
  • Stock Options: Our vision is to grow not just as a company but together. By offering stock options, we are inviting you to be an integral part of our journey forward.
  • Benefits: The many benefits of employment with AppOmni include working remotely, new hire home office/computer equipment stipend, generous paid time off, paid company holidays, paid floating holidays, paid parental leave, paid sick time, and paid family leave for applicable states, health insurance - medical, dental, and vision with HSA option, LifeWorks Employee Assistance Program, company-provided life insurance, AD&D, STD/LTD and additional supplemental life insurance options, 401(k) and Roth retirement saving accounts, and a monthly wellness benefit reimbursement. All benefits are subject to eligibility requirements and plan details.

The application window is anticipated to close by July 01, 2024.

AppOmni is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. AppOmni is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at

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Tags: Automation CI/CD Cloud GCP Golang Kafka Kubernetes Microservices PostgreSQL Redis Rust SaaS Terraform Threat detection

Perks/benefits: Career development Equity / stock options Flex hours Flex vacation Gear Health care Home office stipend Insurance Medical leave Parental leave Transparency Wellness

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States

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