specterops Remote, United States Full-time 2024-06-04

SpecterOps is searching for a mid-level back-end software engineer to join our team. This role will be part of the Internal and Community Products team that works on our open-source products, such as Mythic and Ghostwriter. Because we believe in transparency and open-source, we are seeking to build a solid engineering team to maintain, grow, and assist open-source projects for the good of the security community. As a Software Engineer you will be supporting and documenting the back-end components of our open-source products using languages and technologies such as Python, Go, Docker, and PostgreSQL. 

Salary Range: $120,000 – $150,000 base salary annually, commensurate with experience. 

Location: This position is remote, based in the U.S. with optional travel quarterly for in person company events and other ad hoc meetings.

  • Candidate must be authorized to work and reside in the United States; we do not currently sponsor immigration visas.


  • Support and maintain the current back-end components of our internal and open-source projects using Python and Go.
  • Follow SpecterOps’s code style guides and development processes.
  • Contribute to and maintain documentation for the back-end components.
  • Assist internal users encountering problems with back-end components.
  • Monitor and participate in external discussions on GitHub related to back-end components.


  • 3+ years of software design and application development.
  • Experience developing extensible APIs and highly maintainable services.
  • Experienced with back-end languages such as Go and Python 3.8+.
  • Familiarity with database technology such as PostgreSQL.
  • Strong attention to detail, plus solid written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize groups of tasks.
  • Desire to embody our core values of passionate curiosity, consistent improvement, empathy, sustainability, humility, and empowerment through transparency.
  • Ability to successfully complete a criminal background investigation.

Nice to Haves

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is preferred.
  • Familiar with Markdown formatting.
  • Familiar with git.
  • Familiarity with our open-source projects and related technologies (e.g., Django, GraphQL, and Docker).
  • Prior experience working with Jira, Agile Sprint planning, Jinja2.

What We Offer 

  • Health/Dental/Vision/life insurance: 100% covered for both the employee and their family  
  • Flexible time off policy   
  • 10+ paid holidays annually  
  • 401(k) with up to 4% company match  
  • Equity and a potential bonus based on company performance  
  • Remote work: $2,000 first year allowance to set up home office  
  • $150 monthly cell phone and internet reimbursement  
  • $5,000 annual professional development allowance  
  • $5,250 towards continuing education or student loan repayment  
  • $100 monthly reimbursement for lifestyle, wellness, pet insurance or home office expenses  
  • A one-time $10,000 benefit towards family planning   
  • In person and virtual employee events throughout the year  
  • And of course, company swag!  

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

Unsolicited resumes are not accepted