Senior Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Senior Software Engineer

Austin, Remote, Hybrid

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 Sr. Software Engineer -API. 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!

We are primarily a Python-AWS shop, and we enjoy working alongside one another to solve fun technical problems at large scale. We code against various data sources, and we get to take deep dives on the pros and cons of MySQL, DynamoDB, S3, ElasticSearch, etc., which are fun data structures to bang against. We also work with Terraform to build out our infrastructure. Overall, it’s a good technology stack with a lot to learn. We operate in a collaborative and open environment, where you will be trusted to work hard and contribute. If you are skilled in pub/sub, notification services, integration services, queue-based paradigms, and data modeling, then come join us!

What You'll Do

  • Help design, develop, deploy, and test new products and features for our back-end processes that feed data into the front-end and feed data directly to our customers.
  • Take on full product roadmap items and be able to deliver high quality results on time.
  • Participate in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a good work ethic and a humble attitude.
  • Adopt existing team practices and recommend improvements as needed.

Our Stack

  • Python, Go
  • AWS - MySQL, SQS, Redis, ECS, ElasticSearch, DynamoDB, Lambda, and more
  • Terraform


  • At least 5 years of professional experience delivering high quality production software
  • Strong working knowledge of Python
  • Strong computer science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming
  • Strong working knowledge of cloud computing.
  • Knowledge of automated testing concepts

SpyCloud is 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
About SpyCloud
SpyCloud is the leader in operationalizing Cybercrime Analytics to protect businesses from cyberattacks including account takeover and ransomware, prevent consumer fraud losses, and power cybercrime investigations.
Our proactive solutions keep more than 3 billion employee and consumer accounts secure. We’re a trusted partner to B2B organizations and consumer brands around the globe, including half of the Fortune 10, government agencies, and the most innovative financial services, ecommerce, technology, and security companies in the world.
Our Mission
Our mission is to make the internet a safer place by disrupting the criminal underground. Together with our customers and partners, we aim to end criminals’ ability to profit from stolen information.

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.

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

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