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

Sr Software Engineer

Location:  Austin 

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!

Who You Are:

You are a passionate engineer who enjoys taking on new challenges. You are looking for an opportunity in a startup where you can grow with the company as an engineer. You are energized by the opportunity to help grow our product portfolio. You are self-motivated and are able to switch contexts as business needs change. With over 6 years of professional experience, you are adept at introducing new pragmatic designs and providing strong technical leadership. You value good design and readable code over fleeting trends.

Our Stack:

  • Programming Languages: Go, Python, and TypeScript
  • Frameworks: FastAPI, React, Remix, Vite
  • Relational Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • NoSQL Databases: ElasticSearch, DynamoDB
  • Infrastructure: AWS, Azure, Docker, Terraform
  • Operating Systems: Linux, Windows
  • What You’ll Do:
  • Feature Development:
    • Develop, deploy, and test existing and new products.
    • Ensure high-quality results and timely delivery of full product roadmap items.
  • Technical Leadership:
    • Provide strong leadership on technical direction and pragmatic design decisions.
    • Maintain good work ethics and a humble attitude while working in a fast-paced environment.
    • Troubleshoot customer-reported issues.
  • Team Collaboration and Improvement:
    • Adopt existing team practices and recommend improvements as needed.
    • Work collaboratively with team members to achieve common goals.
    • Mentor junior engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

Skills & Experience:

  • Professional Experience:
    • At least 6 years of professional experience delivering high-quality production software.
  • Technical Proficiency:
    • Strong working knowledge of a programming language in our stack.
    • Strong working knowledge of building and interacting with RESTful APIs.
    • Strong working knowledge of a relational and a NoSQL based database in our stack.
    • Strong computer science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming.
    • Working knowledge of Domain Driven Design (DDD).
    • Working knowledge of software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build and deployment processes, and testing.
  • Cloud Experience:
    • Strong working knowledge of AWS services such as API Gateway, AWS Lambda, EC2, and ECS.
  • Communication and Problem-Solving:
    • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Version Control and Additional Skills:
    • AWS CodeBuild
    • GitHub
    • GitHub Actions

Performance Indicators:

  • Successful design, development, deployment, and testing of new products and features.
  • Timely delivery and high-quality results of product roadmap items.
  • Effective technical leadership and pragmatic design decisions.
  • Adoption and improvement of team practices and processes.

Expected Outcomes:

  • High-quality, robust APIs and backend services that meet product requirements.
  • Efficient and timely completion of development tasks.
  • Strong technical guidance and leadership within the team.
  • Continuous improvement in team practices and overall development process.

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.

If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us.

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.