Software Engineer - Machine Learning at Rubrik
Palo Alto, CA, US

Job Summary

As a Software Engineer on Polaris Radar, you will be working on Rubrik's cloud-based anomaly and ransomware detection SaaS product, which leverages machine learning to power its core detection algorithms (


    Analyze experimental data, communicate analysis results, and develop product improvements
    Design, code, deploy, and support scalable machine learning pipelines within a business context
    Work closely with the team to scale and improve the performance of core machine learning systems and increase the team’s machine learning productivity
    Full stack ownership of projects from design to implementation and deployment


    Able to identify scalable & elegant solutions to complex problems that work at scale
    Interest in working on machine learning systems; prior work or educational experience with machine learning is preferred
    Experience with common machine learning techniques such as data pre-processing, feature engineering, and training/evaluation of classification and regression models
    Experience with machine learning software packages (e.g. numpy/pandas, scikit-learn, TensorFlow)
    Knowledge of OS internals, databases would be useful
    Large distributed systems design and development experience is a bonus


Our team builds products to address Rubrik's holistic ransomware response strategy. We make it easier and faster to recover from security attacks while providing greater intelligence on how an incident impacted enterprises' global applications and data.

Our engineers are self-starters, driven and can manage themselves. We believe in giving engineers responsibility, not tasks. Our goal is to motivate and challenge you to do your best work. We encourage each engineer to try out new ideas. A lot of such ideas have become our products. All ideas, whether they are coming from newly graduated students or seasoned engineers, are all respected and valued the same way.


Rubrik is one of the fastest growing companies in Silicon Valley, revolutionizing data protection and management in the emerging multi-cloud world. We are the leader in cloud data management, delivering a single platform to manage and protect data in the cloud, at the edge, and on-premises. Enterprises choose Rubrik to simplify backup and recovery, accelerate cloud adoption, enable automation at scale, and secure against cyberthreats. Rubrik has raised over $553 million in venture funding, most recently at a valuation of $3.3 billion. We’ve been recognized as a Forbes Cloud 100 Company two years in a row and as a LinkedIn Top 10 startup.