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Senior Developer

Arctic Wolf

Arctic Wolf

Software Engineering
Canada · Remote
Posted on Friday, July 14, 2023

Ready to further your career in the fast-paced, exciting world of cyber security?

Arctic Wolf, with its unicorn valuation, is the leader in security operations in an exciting and fast-growing industry—cybersecurity. We have won countless awards for our excellence in security operations and remain dedicated to providing an industry-leading customer and employee experience.

Our mission is simple: End Cyber Risk. We’re looking for a Senior Developer to be part of making that happen.

About the Role

We are seeking a highly talented Senior Core Platform Services Developer who will focus on the development of features and services for a team that is consolidating common services, reducing duplication and accelerating downstream R&D teams. You will be a key member of the Core Platform Services team that is responsible for the Access Control Platform, a Content Distribution Platform and a Orchestration Platform. These platforms are critical for Arctic Wolf Networks to deliver world-class security operations at scale to global customers.

Some of your day-to-day responsibilities will be:

  • Architect and develop well-designed, testable, efficient, secure code.

  • Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of information requires evaluation of identifiable factors, and devise solutions based on limited information and precedent by adapting existing approaches to resolve issues.

  • Use evaluation, judgment, and interpretation to select the right course of action, which work is done independently and is reviewed at critical points.

  • Participate in the full software development life cycle including continuous integration and deployment.

  • Mentor new and junior team members.

  • Resolve and assess a wide range of issues in creative ways and suggest variations in approach.

We value a culture of sharing, so every team has the opportunity to share their work with the entire department during our monthly R&D Demos. Once a year we hold a department-wide Hackathon, teaming up across all R&D teams over four days to collaborate and build cool ideas outside the normal project scope. While innovation is the focus, some of these ideas do make it into our products.

About You

You’re an experienced software developer who can complete solutions with little or no guidance. Comfortable with working independently on larger, more impactful features, you have comprehensive knowledge of software development practices and mastery over writing and debugging code. You perform complex programming tasks and implement software systems with ease. Highly collaborative, you mentor more junior developers.

At a minimum, you should have:

  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related field.

  • Programming experience with one of Golang, Java, C++, or an equivalent advanced object-oriented language.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Backend development experience working on scalable, high availability services.

  • At least 5 years full-time work experience as a software developer.

Additionally, it would be great if you had:

  • Experience with AWS technologies.

  • Experience with Kubernetes and Kafka.

  • Experience with Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR)

In addition, you may have demonstrated leadership experience from previous projects, regardless of title held. Even if you haven’t worked with all of our specific technologies, you bring a diverse knowledge base that you use to help the team solve complex technical problems. You have comprehensive knowledge of software development practices, and mastery over writing and debugging code. You’ll receive all the training you need during our onboarding process and through additional training on the job.

About Arctic Wolf

At Arctic Wolf we’re cultivating a collaborative and productive work environment that welcomes a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and ideas to make our teams even stronger as we grow globally. We’ve been named one of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the world for 2022 (Fast Company)—and the 2nd Most Innovative Security Company. This is in addition to consecutive awards from Top Workplace USA (2021, 2022), Best Places to Work - USA (2021, 2022) and Great Place to Work - Canada (2021, 2022).

Our Values

Arctic Wolf recognizes that success comes from delighting our customers, so we work together to ensure that happens every day. We believe in diversity and inclusion, and truly value the unique qualities and unique perspectives all employees bring to the organization. And we appreciate that—by protecting people’s and organizations’ sensitive data and seeking to end cyber risk— we get to work in an industry that is fundamental to the greater good.

We celebrate unique perspectives by creating a platform for all voices to be heard through our Pack Unity program. We encourage all employees to join or create a new alliance. See more about our Pack Unity here.

We also believe and practice corporate responsibility, and have recently joined the Pledge 1% Movement, ensuring that we continue to give back to our community. We know that through our mission to End Cyber Risk we will continue to engage and give back to our communities.

All wolves receive compelling compensation and benefits packages, including:

  • Equity for all employees

  • Flexible time off, paid volunteer days and paid parental leave

  • RRSP and 401k match

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Agreement

  • Voluntary Legal Insurance

  • Training and career development programs

Security Requirements

  • Conducts duties and responsibilities in accordance with AWN’s Information Security policies, standards, processes and controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of AWN business information (in accordance with our employee handbook and corporate policies).

  • Background checks are required for this position.

Come join the Pack during this exciting time of rapid growth where every employee makes a difference and their contributions are recognized and rewarded.