Senior Software Engineer (C++) in Madrid


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Job Description

Devo, the cloud-native logging and security analytics company, empowers security and operations teams to maximize the value of all their data. Only the Devo platform delivers the powerful combination of real-time visibility, high-performance analytics, scalability, multitenancy, and low TCO crucial for monitoring and securing business operations as enterprises accelerate their shift to the cloud. Devo is proud to be recognized as a Great Place to Work®.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Devo is backed by Insight Partners, Georgian, and Bessemer Venture Partners. Learn more at

Job Summary

The Senior Software Engineer will be part of an R&D Team in charge of building vertical solutions on top of the Devo Platform that create value for Devo's customers. Those vertical solutions are aligned to satisfy the needs of the market Devo has a presence on, primarily Security and IT Operations. While his/her work will be mostly internal, effective cross-organizational and departmental relationships building skills will be needed.


  • Analyze, design and implement vertical solutions on top of the Devo Platform using standard back-end technologies (C++, Golang).
  • Test, support and evolve the set of developed solutions based on their respective strategic plans and roadmaps.
  • Become an independent contributor. Propose new ideas and, implementation alternatives and influence the product development plans.
  • Cooperate with other organizations and teams for cross-department cooperation.
  • Become the go-to person for technical support, product evangelization, etc.


  • Extensive experience with C++ in cross platform projects.
  • Experience with build automation tools: make, CMake, Autoconf.
  • Experience developing resource-constrained software and performance-critical applications.
  • Experience auditing, maintaining and evolving a shared codebase.
  • Extensive experience with relational (mySQL) and non-relational databases, (RocksDB, MongoDB, Cassandra).
  • Extensive experience with CI/CD tools: Jira, Git, Sonarqube, Jenkins, test frameworks, etc.
  • Experience working in Agile / Scrum environments.
  • Autonomous, 'get things done', mindset; curiosity to innovate every day, proactivity to set ideas into action.
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field, or equivalent work experience.

Bonus Skills

  • Knowledge of open-source security tools: Osquery, FleetDM
  • Experience and willingness to work in OpenSource projects managed by the community. You want to involve yourself in the project and contribute back to it as part of your work.
  • Experience in cloud-based (AWS), and experience in the development of microservices and their orchestration (e.g., Kubernetes, Swarm).

Devo does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

"Devo is committed to creating a welcoming culture that is not only grounded in teamwork and customer success but is fair and equitable for everyone." Marc van Zadelhoff, CEO

At Devo, diversity and inclusion means more than treating employees well and making them feel welcome. It is a commitment to hiring people who bring different insights because of their unique perspectives, ways of thinking, and prior experiences.

We intend to continue hiring great people and protecting our culture so everyone can be themselves and speak their minds. That way Devo will always be a place filled with purpose, energy, hard work, thoughtfulness, and respect.

To All Agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Devo outside of the Talent Acquisition team. Devo's policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via the Devo Agency Portal. Agencies must have a valid fee agreement in place and they must have been assigned the specific requisition to which they submit resumes, by the Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of Devo and in the event a candidate is submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid


About Devo

  • Big Data

  • Cambridge, MA, USA

  • 200-500

  • 2011


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