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Data Plane Engineer, India

Cequence Security

Cequence Security

Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Data Plane Engineer

Location: India

Cequence Security protects consumer facing web applications and APIs at large enterprises from a variety of threats. Cequence Application Security Platform (ASP) provides run-time visibility, cataloging and risk assessment of the application fabric and protects them business logic attacks and exploits targeting application vulnerabilities. These attacks cost enterprises millions of dollars in fraud, loss of revenue, brand damage, etc. Cequence’s differentiated approach to application security requires no application integration and can be deployed very quickly within customer premises as well as consumed by customers as a SaaS service. Various Fortune 500 companies in finance, banking, retail, social media and travel/hospitality industries are protecting their revenue generating applications, using Cequence Security.

As a Data Plane Developer at Cequence Security, you will be working on the most challenging portion of our technology stack. This piece of technology sits in front of many Fortune-500/Global-2000 companies’ websites and protects their Web, Mobile and API applications from a variety of threats. This data plane processes over 2 billion API calls daily with high availability and minimum latency, both in our customers’ environments and our SaaS deployments. You will be part of the team that is working on an aggressive roadmap to improve our efficacy and looking to integrate into modern deployments of applications and APIs.


  • Design and develop data plane components using C++, Golang and Python as programming languages.
  • Develop low latency and high availability solutions with fully automated test suites that work in traditional data centers and public/private clouds
  • Full ownership of your design and development activity by adapting to customer feedback and resolving bugs found in unit testing, system testing and customer deployments.
  • Work independently but know when to ask for help, while collaborating within a small team
  • Innovate – product, platform and the process to continuously improve our value proposition to customers


  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent field with 4-6 years of industry experience
  • Like the thrill of early stage startups, enjoy working in a fast paced and open environment
  • C/C++ and/or Golang programming skills combined with one or more scripting languages – Python, Perl, Unix Shell scripting, etc.
  • Knowledge of networking and application protocols like TCP, UDP, IP, HTTP/HTTPS, SSL/TLS, DNS
  • Good knowledge of modern Linux or Unix internals, sockets and systems programming
  • Good knowledge of multi-threaded/concurrent programming and distributed systems
  • Understanding of data structures and algorithms