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Sr. Software Engineer

| Austin

NSS Labs, Inc. is the global leader in operationalizing cybersecurity. Through continuous security validation and global threat discovery and automation, NSS Labs empowers enterprises to reduce the operational burden of cybersecurity and address crucial gaps in their cybersecurity efforts. Informed by our experience and strong foundation of security product validation, NSS Labs offers CAWS, a cyber threat protection platform that provides businesses with visibility into the cyber kill chain and automated insights into active threats. With global visibility into active threats and vulnerabilities, CAWS delivers a unique cyber risk rating that makes cybersecurity measurable and helps enterprises focus their resources in the areas that make the most difference. Combined, this information enables businesses to continuously monitor and respond to threats, strengthen their cybersecurity posture, and have confidence that they are appropriately securing the enterprise. CISOs, security operations teams, threat researchers, and information security professionals from many of the world's largest and most demanding enterprises rely on trusted insights from NSS Labs. For more information, visit www.nsslabs.com.

NSS Labs is looking for a Senior Software Developer based in Austin, TX. We are seeking someone who's passionate about building innovative products that scale to thousands of users a day. NSS Labs offers developers a complex development ecosystem with short release cycles. You will be part of our Cloud Platform development team—a growing group of full-stack engineers with a diverse background, bringing a variety of skills and perspectives to the table. Your fresh perspective is important to our growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work on our core cloud platform that serves as the foundation for all of our user-facing apps, exposes functionality via APIs, and implements integration points for external services
  • The candidate must work well with others and have in-depth knowledge in the .NET Framework and C# programming language. This role will involve analytics and big data processing, so experience with NoSQL and MapReduce implementations will be useful
  • Learn the architecture of the platform and assure that the architecture is maintained as features are added to the system
  • Collaborate with Project Managers, Architects and other departments to develop both new and expand functionality to existing applications to provide delivery of the platform according to schedule
  • Mentor and Assure Design and Coding Standards are maintained
  • Build a distributed, scalable SaaS platform that serves high request volumes and maintains service levels to satisfy some of the world’s largest enterprises

 Required Skills and Experiences:

  • 5+ years of experience with C# and the .NET Framework
  • Experience in designing and creating APIs that are managed wrappers to native APIs
  • Experience with design patterns
  • Experience building highly scalable distributed systems
  • Experience with a distributed messaging system like ZeroMQ, RabbitMQ, and ActiveMQ and the ability to identify the strengths and weakness of each
  • Experience with different message serialization and encoding techniques with a focus on minimizing message size
  • Experience building relational data models and exposing them to applications via a language-appropriate object representation
  • Experience dealing with high volume of data and experience with NoSQL databases is a plus
  • Experience with concurrency, relational databases, RESTful web services, test-first development, and Agile methodologies
  • Experience with the following software: Microsoft Visual Studio, ReSharper, GIT, JIRA, Windows XP/Vista/7/8,8.1,10
  • Familiar with data mining concepts and machine learning algorithms
  • Familiarity with the Windows API (WinAPI) is a plus
  • Familiarity in developing plugins for Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome is a plus
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office API is a plus
  • Familiarity with developing mobile applications on iOS and Android using either their SDKs or technology stacks like PhoneGap and Xamarin is a plus

 Please follow us on Twitter @workatnsslabs 

At NSS Labs, we hire innovative and talented individuals with a passion for leading-edge technology. We have a culture of innovation, where quality, originality, and “thinking outside the box” are encouraged. Our leadership fosters professional growth and support, all within a fast-paced environment. 

Third party resumes are not currently being accepted. NSSLabs, Inc. will not pay a fee for unsolicited resumes. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases


We are located in the beautiful Barton Creek greenbelt with easy access to walking/hiking trails and bike paths and just a 10 min., drive to downtown.

What are NSS Labs Perks + Benefits

NSS Labs Benefits Overview

A high percentage of the employee cost of medical/dental/vision insurance is paid for by NSS Labs. This can be a savings of hundreds of dollars a month to our employees.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
We have an onsite gym that is available to all employees free of charge.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
All NSS Labs employee are eligible for an annual performance bonus that is based on company performance and paid out according to those achieved goals.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
NSS Labs unlimited paid vacation policy allows employees to take as many days off as they need, providing they have pre-approval from their manager.
Paid Holidays
Yes! We have 10 paid company holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
We are in Austin, the land of flip flops.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Remember when "they" used to say that in life there was no free lunch? Well, there is FREE LUNCH here at NSS Labs, everyday.
Game Room
Ping Pong, Foosball .....you get the idea! Game ON!
Stocked Kitchen
NSS Labs has a fully stocked kitchen including snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored LaCroix you can handle.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Employees get free lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Happy Hours
NSS Labs employees don't worry about where they park - we have our own parking garage.
Pet Friendly
NSS Labs employees can bring their friendly dog to the office.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
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