Principal Software Engineer – Java / Kotlin / AWS – High-Growth SaaS Security Startup

FILD Search, LLC

United States


Are you a Principal Software Engineer (Java, Kotlin, AWS) with interest in joining a high-growth, well-funded Series A startup that is disrupting the enterprise security space? Are you a Principal Software Engineer who has a strong development background in building highly scalable systems with Java, Spring, Kubernetes, GraphQL and AWS? Are you a Principal Software Engineer who has a keen interest in software, data, hardware and is looking to be one of the first 50 employees of a VC funded Security startup? If yes, and looking to join a team that puts a strong emphasis on diversity and inclusion, please continue reading….

Principal Software Engineer (Java, Kotlin, AWS) needed for a well-funded Series A Startup that is improving the way people, companies and brands look at security. Using multi-sensor fusion technology, this team is focused on improving the speed of security operations for businesses with a long-term plan of blending cyber-security and physical security into one unified platform. You will have the opportunity to build out key platforms from scratch. You will report into the Executive suite, lead/mentor junior and mid level engineers and work with end-users to define new feature development. This is still a pre-launch opportunity and chance to get in on the ground floor to disrupt the security space.


  • Architecture and development of applications from the ground up
  • Building data ingestion methods for MVP data feeds and customer data segmentation
  • Work with the team to define system architecture and shape the user experience
  • Development using sensor data manipulation and feature extraction
  • Help to deploy critical infrastructure into production
  • Design, develop, deploy server APIs with industry leading best practices
  • Build front end web applications using React
  • Work with a team to design, develop and deploy microservices as the platform scales
  • Set coding standard, write white papers, and provide documentation to all key stakeholders
  • Work with sensor, fusion, dive into machine learning, and data visualization
  • Mentor and lead a team of engineers


  • 5+ years of software development experience – Java, Node, or Python
  • Experience developing with Kotlin is a big plus
  • Experience in API design, development, and deployment
  • SQL and/or NoSQL database experience
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Experience with Postgres, ElasticSearch, S3, AWS Kinesis, AWS IoT is a plus
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes, Docker, and/or Terraform is a big plus
  • Knowledge of Service Mesh Architecture
  • Machine Learning experience is a big plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Math or similar


  • Opportunity to work with some of the best talent in the Security space
  • Early-stage opportunity to be one of the first 50 employees of the organization
  • Ground floor opportunity in helping to build an engineering team and business
  • Be part of a tech-forward, inclusive and diverse team of professionals
  • Competitive base salary
  • Strong Equity component
  • Full Benefits – Health, Dental, Vision and Life
  • 401k
  • Remote work or in-office opportunities of your choice
  • Other company perks

So, if you are a Principal Software Engineer (Java) who is interested in building out a premier security platform while utilizing the most cutting-edge technologies in the market, please apply today.