Staff Engineer: Platform/Back-end

We’re looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join the platform team at Anvilogic. We are a successful, venture funded Series C startup with the mission of re-imagining the Security Operation Center (SOC) enabling network defenders to rapidly respond to escalating cyber attacks.  We have a passionate and rapidly growing customer base, and we are looking for staff engineers to lead us through the next leg of our growth journey. 

Staff Engineer: Back-end

As a Staff Engineer working on the Anvilogic platform team you will be an integral part of the group building out the back end of the detection automation platform, attack detection analytics and machine learning operations using the most effective big data solutions. Your contributions will help Anvilogic customers accelerate the detection and investigation of network breaches, and hunt down intruders already inside their enterprise networks. 

You will be a technical leader within the team, with responsibility for mentoring and supporting your team members, developing features from end-to-end, and supporting our systems in production. You will collaborate with the rest of the team on architectural direction, managing technical debt, and continuously evolving the team’s agile development process.


  • Design, build, and operate services hosted in AWS.
  • Work with our Detection Automation, Data Science, Attack Detection teams to build application and data services, and data pipelines for meeting customer needs.
  • Design, code, and test application and data services, and data pipelines. 
  • Mentoring and guiding other engineers, and ensured high quality and timely delivery
  • Represent your team in architectural meetings with peer engineering groups
  • Own projects  them from product requirements through design and into implementation
  • Familiar with challenges of architecting at scale, and maps architecture vision into strategic initiatives


  • Minimum 5 years of software development experience
  • You have built customer-facing software for a SaaS business
  • You love to dig in, prototype, build, test, and see projects through to production
  • You have built  distributed systems and know what it takes to architect, deploy and maintain such systems
  • Are proficient in Java and/or Python and comfortable with Spring; you are able to pick up other systems quickly (e.g. Spark/Scala)
  • Are familiar with distributed data stores, such as HBase, Bigtable, and S3, as well as relational databases such as PostgreSQL and MySQL, and big data pipelines such as Kafka and Kinesis
  • Knowledge of Data Lakes (Snowflake, Databricks), AWS  and its built-in services is a strong plus
  • You can balance shipping new products and features with addressing technical debt and investments in architecture and infrastructure
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher and 5+ years professional experience as a back-end developer/engineer


  • High growth startup – plenty of room for you to directly impact the company and grow your career
  • Experienced Leadership with a priority on Culture
  • Remote work environment
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for equity
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • 401k match
  • Other great perks, such as home office stipend and donation policy

Anvilogic does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities. At Anvilogic, diversity and inclusion mean more than treating employees well and making them feel welcome—it is a commitment to hiring people who bring different insights because of their unique perspectives, ways of thinking, and prior experiences.