Dell Software Engineer Analytics – Secureworks – Columbia, MD or Remote in Columbia, Maryland

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Location: Columbia, MD or Remote

About Secureworks

Secureworks (SCWX-NASDAQ) is a global leader in intelligence-driven information security solutions. We help organizations confidently pursue business goals in a digitally-connected world. Consistently recognized by industry analysts and readers’ polls, we are one of the best in the world at understanding and anticipating threat behavior. We see 250 billion events every day across 4400 clients in more than 55 countries, and our solutions work across all the layers of a client’s security environment, including 330 different vendor technologies. Join a talented, dedicated, and diverse team of researchers, analysts, engineers, consultants and business professionals who are focused 100% on protecting our clients from cyber threats. We seek out the brightest minds and empower our teams with the tools and support they need to fight the bad guys and maintain our company’s leadership in the cyber security industry.

Uniquely positioned to adapt as the industry evolves, we are also proud to be part of the Dell Technologies family. We enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages, and reward and recognize our employees for exceptional results. A constant focus on continued learning and growth keeps our team members engaged and excited about “what’s next.” We offer flexible work options when available, and emphasize the importance of work-life balance. We know that when our people are rewarded, recognized, and rejuvenated, we win as a team.

Role Overview

We are looking for a highly motivated software engineer to work in a fast-paced, startup-like environment, to build analytic solutions that advance the state-of-the-art in network defense. Our goal is to automatically detect and respond to a variety of threat actors and help predict what they might do next. You will use the latest big data platforms and technologies (e.g. Spark, Kafka, NoSQL, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS/GCP) to rapidly deploy new algorithms and applications on the next generation Secureworks platform and work with a seasoned, cross-functional team of Security Experts, Data Scientists, and Machine Learning Engineers.

The ideal candidate will have a strong software development background with an emphasis on distributed systems and some familiarity with data science or machine learning, though personal expertise is not required. This role requires a software engineer that can take ideas from concept to reality and work well within a collaborative environment. If you’re a software engineer with experience solving complex problems involving big data, you might have what it takes to become an elite member of our team and help us innovate faster than the bad guys.


  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and improve software applications as secure, scalable, performant, and fault-tolerant solutions across a multi-cloud architecture.

  • Drive idea generation for new security applications and bring them to fruition.

  • Collaborate with data scientists and security researchers to productize new methods of extracting information from structured and unstructured data.

  • Work effectively on a geographically distributed team to deliver high quality software against aggressive schedules.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • BS in Computer Science, related technical field, or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years of relevant software development experience using object oriented and functional programming paradigms.

  • Proficiency with multiple programming languages including but not limited to: Scala, Python, Go, C++, or Java.

  • Experience developing with containers/orchestrators (e.g. Docker, rkt, Kubernetes, Mesos) or big data platforms (e.g. Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.).

  • Experience developing security- or analytically-focused applications.

  • Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non-technical peers.

  • Passionate about well-crafted code and a strong desire to learn.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with Amazon AWS, Google GCP, or similar cloud provider.

  • Experience working with containers and container orchestration solutions.

  • Experience with stream-processing systems, such as Kafka, NiFi/StreamSets, Storm/Heron, Spark, or Flink.

  • Experience with distributed NoSQL databases, such as HBase, Cassandra, or Accumulo.

  • Familiarity with data science techniques or machine learning.

  • Familiarity with packet captures, network flows, log data, malware analysis, etc.

  • Prior experience developing software in an entrepreneurial environment.

Secureworks (A Dell Technologies Company) is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Secureworks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Secureworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Secureworks here .