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Software Engineer: Platform

Engineering | Palo Alto, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Instart Logic - A radical new approach to application delivery

Instart Logic makes application delivery fast, secure and easy. Instart Logic’s end-to-end platform combines machine learning for performance and security with a content delivery network (CDN) for application delivery, and is designed for DevOps and mobile-first applications. Using Instart Logic, organizations can provide ultra-fast, visually immersive and secure experiences on any device to maximize revenue, deliver superior customer experiences and gain competitive advantage. Instart Logic is funded by Andreessen Horowitz, Four Rivers Group, Geodesic Capital, Greylock Partners, Hermes Growth Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Sutter Hill Ventures, Telstra Ventures, Tenaya Capital, Wing Venture Capital and several notable Silicon Valley angel investors.


We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help design and build the backend infrastructure for Instart Logic's large-scale mission critical distributed system. If you are passionate about working on cutting edge technology together with a world-class engineering team, we want to talk to you. You should have a solid background in distributed systems, large-scale high-throughput infrastructure, and experience monitoring and tuning performance of complex systems at scale.


  • Minimum 8+ years of hands-on infrastructure development experience
  • Excellent development and debugging skills using C/C++ and Python
  • Experience in programming on a multi-threaded environment
  • Prior experience with all of the following: fault tolerant distributed systems, HTTP and related protocols, proxies and web servers, Linux and systems programming
  • Prior startup experience a plus
  • Prior experience being part of a team that delivered early versions of a product in a successful startup is a huge plus
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at a time in a fast-paced environment
  • Minimum Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science (or equivalent); PhD another huge plus