Software Engineer - Data



Software Engineering
Posted on Friday, April 7, 2023

Software Engineer - Data

Austin TX, Remote

SpyCloud is on a mission to stop criminals from profiting off stolen information. Our solutions thwart cyberattacks that originate from the use of stolen credentials & PII, including account takeover, ransomware, and online fraud, and protect more than 2 billion accounts worldwide. We are looking for a Software Engineer. Cybersecurity is an exciting, evolving space, but being at the forefront of the fight to disrupt the cybercriminal economy makes SpyCloud a special place to work. If you’re driven to create an experience that allows you to grow your career while connecting with a fantastic mission, look no further!

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, Data. The ideal candidate has professional experience working on scalable, data-heavy distributed systems, along with an excellent understanding of data modeling, data pipelines and big data processing and building solutions using Python. This is a remote role supporting a hybrid workforce in an estimated 40 hours per week.

We are looking for a passionate developer who can join our Data Team and contribute to our data parsing and ingestion platform.

What You'll Do

  • Create new features for our data processing platform that support business needs
  • Build and improve automation
  • Maintain and improve existing supporting infrastructure and code components
  • Assist with scheduled data ingest runs
  • Collaborate to develop stable, innovative data solutions
  • Participate in a fast-paced environment

Our Stack

  • Python
  • Bash or Shell scripting
  • NoSQL, SQL data stores
  • Linux
  • AWS (EC2, RDS, SQS, S3, Lambda, API Gateway, and much more)


  • 3 - 5 years of professional experience as a Python software developer
  • Experience with AWS - Compute, Storage, Database
  • Experience with designing scalable, data-heavy distributed systems
  • Strong understanding of computer science fundamentals (data structures, algorithms, basic cryptography)
  • Experience with databases (relational or NoSQL)
  • Familiarity with Bash or Shell scripting
  • Experience with Linux
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly self-directed, empathetic, curious, and flexible
  • Be self-motivated and be able to switch contexts as business needs chang

Nice to Have

  • Familiarity with a version control system. We use Git.
  • Prior big data experience
  • Familiarity with CI/CD
  • Familiarity with building REST APIs

We are not currently sponsoring Visas for candidates.

Benefits + Perks

As a mission-driven organization, we are committed to working alongside individuals who are equally passionate about preventing cybercrime regardless of what department they are in or role they may have. Being led by our core values in all business decisions, we absolutely lean into being united on this front, and in doing so 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 full/part-time employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • 401(k)
  • 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.

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.

Our culture is something really special. We’re all driven to disrupt the cybercriminal economy as we keep customer accounts safe from compromise. 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.

About SpyCloud

SpyCloud transforms recaptured darknet data to protect businesses from cyberattacks. Its products operationalize Cybercrime Analytics (C2A) to produce actionable insights that allow enterprises to proactively prevent ransomware and account takeover, protect their business from consumer fraud losses, and investigate cybercrime incidents. Its unique data from breaches, malware-infected devices, and other underground sources also powers many popular dark web monitoring and identity theft protection offerings. SpyCloud customers include half of the ten largest global enterprises, mid-size companies, and government agencies around the world. Headquartered in Austin, TX, SpyCloud is home to nearly 200 cybersecurity experts whose mission is to make the internet a safer place.

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