Senior/Staff Software Engineer – Linux Sensor

  • Engineering
  • Full Time
  • Any US Location

Website stellarcyberai Stellar Cyber Inc.

Stellar Cyber is a fast growing cyber security company focused on delivering maximum cyberattack protection to organizations while significantly reducing costs with its innovative Open XDR (eXtended Detection and Response) platform. To accelerate growth, we are scaling our team with talented Software Developers who have startup passion, share our values, bring innovation, and want to make an impact, while building a future for themselves and Stellar Cyber.


  • Build robust, fault-tolerant, low footprint sensor software running on different Linux environments, e.g., Ubuntu, CentOS, or Red Hat Enterprise, which could be on cloud or on-premises.
  • Design and write high-quality and high-performance code in a multi-threaded/multi-process environment to bring customer’s data into our XDR platform.
  • Keep improving the performance of existing sensor software to use less host resources.
  • Write a script to deploy the Linux sensor in the customer’s environment.
  • Independently analyze and resolve sensor related customer cases.


  • Bachelor with 5+ years of working experience or master/PhD with 2+ years of working experience in cyber security related fields.
  • Familiar with at least two of the following languages: Python, C/C++, Shell script, Go, Ruby, or Java.
  • Familiarity with network protocols, e.g., VXLAN, ICMP, TCP/IP, DNS, TLS, and HTTP.
  • Experience on performance tuning on Linux systems.
  • Experience on Network IDS, IPS and Network Security Monitoring engines, like Suricata, is a plus.
  • Great team player and have a can-do attitude.
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of ownership and the ability to work independently in a high-energy, fast paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent verbal, writing, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Startup working experience is a plus.

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