spycloud Austin Texas, Remote Full-time 2024-06-28

Principal Software Engineer

Location: Austin

Job Type: Full-Time

Company Mission :
SpyCloud is on a mission to make the internet a safer place by disrupting the criminal underground. SpyCloud’s solutions thwart cyberattacks and protect more than 4 billion accounts worldwide. Cybersecurity is an exciting, evolving space, and being at the forefront of the fight to disrupt cybercrime makes  SpyCloud a special place to work. If you’re driven to align your career with a fantastic mission, look no further!

The Principal Software Engineer will lead the design and implementation of domain-driven architecture and micro-frontend architecture to drive innovation and scalability in our web applications. This role demands a visionary leader with deep technical expertise and the ability to mentor and guide the engineering team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Architectural Leadership:
    • Domain-Driven Design (DDD): Implement and promote domain-driven design principles to create scalable, maintainable, and robust web applications
    • Micro Frontend Architecture: Lead the development and integration of micro frontend architectures to enhance modularity and improve the scalability of web applications
  • Technical Implementation:
    • Hands-on development and coding to ensure high quality, performant, and reliable web applications
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and implement technical strategies that align with business objectives
  • Mentorship and Team Development:
    • Mentor junior engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement
    • Provide technical guidance and leadership to ensure best practices in coding, testing, and deployment
  • Collaboration:
    • Work closely with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical solutions
    • Lead technical discussions and architecture reviews to ensure alignment and adherence to architectural standards
  • Innovation and Improvement:
    • Stay current with emerging technologies and industry trends, integrating relevant innovations into the development process
    • Continuously evaluate and improve development processes, tools, and methodologies to enhance productivity and quality

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience in Web application development, with a strong focus on domain-driven design and micro frontend architecture.
  • Proven track record of implementing and leading large-scale web applications using modern web technologies.
  • Strong hands-on coding skills in Go, Python, JavaScript, TypeScript, and relevant web development frameworks.
  • Experience with containerization and cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues.
  • Strong leadership and mentorship abilities, with a passion for developing talent within the team.

Performance Metrics:

  • Successful implementation of domain-driven and micro frontend architectures, measured by application scalability and maintainability.
  • Improvement in application performance and user experience as demonstrated by key performance indicators (KPIs) such as load times, error rates, and user feedback.
  • Effective mentorship and team development, reflected in the professional growth and performance improvements of junior engineers.
  • Efficiency and quality in the development process, assessed by on-time project delivery, code quality metrics, and reduced technical debt.

We are not currently sponsoring Visas for candidates.

Benefits + Perks

We also look to ensure all SpyCloud employees have the support and benefits they need to stay focused on the mission. In addition to our engaging workspace in South Austin, flexible and remote-friendly work options, and competitive salary package, we also offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes:


Health, Vision and Dental Insurance

Generous PTO Plan

In-office meals provided

Who We Are

SpyCloud is a place for innovative, collaborative and problem-solvers to thrive. Individually we’re amazing but together, we’re unstoppable. We celebrate diversity and various perspectives and aim to create an inclusive and supportive environment for all. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action “at will” employer of choice. All aspects of employment decisions will be based on merit, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. SpyCloud complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Our culture is something really special. We support a truly worthy and serious mission, but we have fun doing it together. If you are driven, inventive, and collaborative, you’ll fit right in.  To learn more and see insights on your company’s exposed data, visit spycloud.com.

SpyCloud expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment. Improper interference with the ability of SpyCloud’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

SpyCloud shares the right to work and participates in the E-Verify program in all locations.

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SpyCloud’s Recruitment Policy: We will never ask an applicant for sensitive or personal financial information during the recruitment process. We advise all applicants seeking employment with SpyCloud to review available information on recruitment fraud. Anyone who suspects that they have been contacted by someone falsely representing SpyCloud should email careers@spycloud.com.

Compensation Transparency Policy: At SpyCloud, we believe in transparency and fairness in compensation. We strive to ensure that all employees are fairly compensated for their contributions, and we openly discuss our compensation philosophy and structure. We are committed to providing competitive salaries and benefits packages to attract and retain top talent, and we encourage open dialogue and feedback regarding compensation matters.