Software Engineer

We’ve developed a comprehensive, cutting-edge, solution for at-rest encryption using distributed key management technology. You’ll be joining our team as an engineer working directly with our CTO and other key stakeholders to develop and enhance our product. At its core, our solution provides industry-grade encryption without requiring passwords or a centralized repository of keys or certificates. Additionally, our product offers both sharing of and searching through encrypted data.

What you'll be working on

About you

Essential Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals: BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • An interest in cryptography and a desire to get into the weeds
  • 4+ years of professional experience with Python and Javascript
  • 2+ years of professional experience with at least one statically-typed language (e.g. C++, Java, Go, etc.)
  • Proficiency with SQL, Git
  • Experience with unit testing and CI tools

Nice-to-have Skills

  • Mobile app development in React Native and/or native iOS / Android
  • Experience with FUSE and other virtual file systems
  • Experience with Qt / QML
  • Back end web experience: data management, networking, worker queues, message queues
  • DevOps experience


  • This is a full time position in our New York City office. At this time, we are only interviewing candidates who are either already located in the New York area or are interested in moving to the New York City area
  • Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate remote work for this position
  • Candidates must be fully authorized to work in the US and must be able to begin work before January 31, 2019

Atakama is a growing, VC-backed software company building distributed key management software to support effortless encryption of data at rest. We are a team of passionate engineers, cryptographers, and entrepreneurs dedicated to solving the massive problem of securing data at the file level without compromising usability.


  • Training
  • Healthcare
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Gym membership
  • 401(k)
  • Tasty snacks

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