Software Engineer
Traffic
Updated on 2/13/2024
Figma

1,001-5,000 employees

Web-based collaborative platform for product design
Company Overview
Figma stands out as an exemplary workplace due to its commitment to fostering a collaborative culture, its unique competitive advantage in consolidating design tools and workflows, and its industry leadership in web-based design platforms. The company's technical innovation is evident in products like FigJam, an online whiteboard that enhances team collaboration, demonstrating their dedication to improving efficiency and communication in product development. Figma's ability to simplify complex processes and facilitate teamwork across different time zones positions it as a leader in the design industry, making it an exciting and rewarding place to work.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$333.4M

Founded

2012

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

9%

2 year growth

73%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA • New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
TCP/IP
TypeScript
AWS
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • 4+ years of experience building infrastructure components / services at scale in a cloud setting
  • Experience with programming languages like TypeScript or Go
  • Proven track record of building, scaling, and shipping high-quality products in high growth environments
  • Experience communicating and working across functions to drive solutions
  • Prior experience working on a team dealing with Network and Traffic related systems handling requests from millions of customers
Responsibilities
  • Design, build and operate scalable distributed systems and services that power Figma’s innovative tools for design and collaboration
  • Develop and secure our internal and edge network running on AWS
  • Help design and deploy an internal service mesh network which can support Figma’s growing portfolio of services and features
  • Develop intelligent detection and auto-scaling countermeasures for DDoS threats
  • Help debug production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack
Desired Qualifications
  • Deep knowledge of DDoS attack mechanisms and mitigation solutions on AWS or Cloud environments
  • Significant background securing network infrastructure
  • Traffic analytics using VPC Flow Logs, Lambda, and other data sources
  • Experience with TCP, HTTP, DNS, and SSL protocols
  • Experience with network proxies like Envoy and Haproxy
  • Experience with service mesh technologies like Istio