Software Architect

Arctic Wolf

Arctic Wolf

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

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 an Architect to be a part of making this happen.

About the Role

As an Architect at Arctic Wolf, you are a member of the Architecture team and lead the architectural and technical vision of an R&D team in the R&D department for Arctic Wolf's production products. In this role, you will work closely with product management and R&D to build and own the architectural strategy for your R&D team, and to ensure the technology stack can achieve the company goals. You will be responsible for guiding and coaching your R&D team and emerging technical leaders and will regularly lead the technical design vision and direction for projects for your R&D team.

Your role is to provide understanding, technical analysis, and recommendations to complex problems for your team's projects in collaboration with other architects and developers. You use in-depth professional knowledge, acumen, and concepts to provide insights and effective solutions in your realm of expertise. In addition, you will analyze and recommend integrations with 3rd party tools, technologies, and frameworks for incorporation into our platform, and own the architectural strategy, design, and processes for your projects. Finally, you represent your R&D team’s architecture to the Architecture team to help understand and set the overall architecture vision.

You’ll work across a diverse set of technologies and skills. Some of the technologies we use include microservices, Docker containers, Kubernetes, Kafka, SQS, real-time stream processing, data pipelines, relational and noSQL databases, data modelling, API design, schema design, system integration between services, endpoint software design, system internals, security scanning methodologies, 3rd party systems and interfaces, multi-tenancy, access controls, and more depending on your architecture area and projects.

As a Product Manager at Arctic Wolf, you will…

  • Work with product management and R&D to define and execute on the company's technical roadmap.
  • Own the technical and architectural vision, product design and architectural decisions for your team's projects.
  • Provide insight and understanding to architects and R&D for their realm of expertise, and to keep abreast of new developments.
  • Analyze, recommend, and develop POCs and prototypes of architecture designs, technologies, 3rd party tools and integrations.
  • Identify‚ and evaluate trade-offs between various architectural decisions to inform design choices.
  • Provide technical oversight, guidance and coaching to architects, product management, developers and engineers.
  • Ensure that our software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc.
  • Contribute to all levels of the architecture applicable to their realm of expertise.

We are an innovative team that focuses our research on R&D projects. Often, we evaluate of new software and tools, proofs-of-concepts and hands on prototyping. We investigate solutions, look at the trade-offs, and lay the groundwork and architectural strategy. The team also works closely with product managers and R&D to help us succeed together. We value a culture of sharing, so architecture work is peer reviewed and discussed with other architects to discuss tradeoffs and communicate ideas.

About you…

You are a talented Architect, Software Developer, or technical leader with experience writing software and knowledgeable in one or more subject areas and design principles. You enjoy learning new concepts, technology research and experimentation. You are comfortable coaching developers and communicating technical ideas. You bring a diverse and in-depth knowledge base that you use to solve complex technical problems.

  • Some history of technical leadership of successful projects, as well as some lessons learned from failures.
  • Experience in software development with Golang, Python, Java or a similar high-level language.
  • Some experience in technical architecture, system architecture, solution architecture, or enterprise architecture.
  • Knowledge of technical details, best practices, and design patterns for one or more areas of expertise.
  • Comfortable with making and defending effective decisions using data and research and accepting feedback.
  • Comfortable with explaining technical concepts using audience-specific language for audiences with different technical skill levels.

Previous security experience is preferred but not required. We provide all the cybersecurity training you need during onboarding and on-the-job training.

Interview Process:

The interview process is approximately as follows:

  • Phone pre-screening: A recruiter contacts you to briefly discuss your work history and provide an overview of Arctic Wolf. Approximately 30 minutes.
  • Culture and technical pre-screening: A team member conducts an interview to learn more about you and provide more information about your potential role on the team. Be prepared to talk about past projects and career goals. Approximately 1 hour.
  • Face-to-face interviews: Several team members conduct two interviews to learn more about you and provide more information about your potential role and team. Be prepared to collaborate on a technical problem and talk more about past projects and your career goals. Approximately 1 hour per interview.

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. We have won countless awards for our excellence in security operations and remain dedicated to providing an industry-leading customer and employee experience including:

  • Top Workplace USA (2021-2024)
  • Great Place to Work (2022-2024) & Best Workplaces for Women (2024) in Canada
  • Best Workplaces in Tech & For Women in the UK (2023)
  • Top Company by Kununu in Germany (2024)

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.

Arctic Wolf is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law. Arctic Wolf is committed to fostering a welcoming, accessible, respectful, and inclusive environment ensuring equal access and participation for people with disabilities. As such, we strive to make our entire employee experience as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for candidates and employees with disabilities and/or other specific needs where possible. Please let us know if you require any accommodations by emailing recruiting@arcticwolf.com.

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.