Who are we?
UpGuard’s mission is to protect the world’s data. We obsessively seek out elegant, robust ways to enable our customers to find, acknowledge, and remediate cyber risk. With UpGuard, organizations leverage our security expertise and software to automate what were once laborious, spreadsheet-driven processes–whether it's monitoring the attack surface of hundreds of vendors or assessing the security of their own infrastructure. UpGuard is used by some of the world’s largest, fastest growing, and most innovative companies.
Why are we hiring this role?
As developers at UpGuard, we immerse ourselves in the rapidly evolving and increasingly critical domain of cybersecurity. Our focus is on surfacing data in intelligent and creative ways, to deliver integrated solutions that directly impact the security posture of our global customers. With the majority of the internet scanned across multiple vectors daily, the problems of high throughput, massive concurrency and big data are daily challenges. How we meet those challenges is evident in the developers we hire.
We are growing rapidly, and looking for talented Software Engineers who are naturally drawn to simplifying complex webscale problems in order to help us keep our customers safe. We take writing highly-performant, massively-scalable software seriously.
What will you accomplish?
Joining a small, high-performing product engineering teamPerform green-fields development as we build out new features on the platformHave instant impact on the product set, with full ownership across the stack from frontend to backend, and right up to production DevOps (React, Go, Kubernetes, GCP)Explore an interesting, challenging domain, mastering the fundamentals of cyber security and the internetDo more than code - you will work with the team and our customers to drive product design and directionApply agile processes, with an adaptable and non-dogmatic approachEnjoy a very competitive salary and a flexible, friendly office culture in the Sydney CBD (although we are currently all remote)
What do we need from you?
Excellent software design and development skills. We want people that write reliable, well thought-through code, including high-quality automated testsExperience in building highly scalable software systemsThe ability to make pragmatic trade-offs in design and deliveryAn interest in shaping product features Collaboration: We are a tight-knit team that push each other to keep improvingBachelor's degree in Software Engineering or equivalent practical experience
What would give you an edge?
Experience in cybersecurity. If not, you’ll just need to be willing to learnWe use a modern stack - React, Go, and Kubernetes on Google Cloud Platform - so experience in those technologies is a plusExperience working on a SaaS product setExperience working in an agile software development team
What's in it for you?
Be a key contributor to a fast-growing SaaS platform that is used by some of the biggest and best companies on the planetSolve interesting technical problems, including scalability, high-availability, high-volume, and big-data processingQuickly see the things you build in the hands of users, as we work in short sprint cycles and release at least every fortnightWork closely with an engaged (and rapidly growing) user baseLearn from and teach other great engineersBe surrounded by other highly talented, easygoing (non-egotistical) peopleGenerous compensation package including a great base salary + equityGreat perks including free lunches, flexible work arrangements and gym reimbursement program
Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check and reference checks. Also please note that at this time, we cannot support candidates requiring visa sponsorship or re-location. Apologies.