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Backend Engineering Manager, python, cybersecurity, remote

Denver, CO · Information Technology

Backend Engineering Manager,  python, cybersecurity, remote

Our Client : is a US-based company backed by respected investors Insight Partners, Hetz, and renowned security luminaries. Our client believe that redefining boundaries requires the right people and an exceptional team. We foster a collaborative and driven environment, aiming to deliver the most innovative and customer-focused products. If you are ready to join an inspiring team that pushes each other to excel every day.

They are dedicated to addressing the major pain point in the cybersecurity industry - alert fatigue - through a novel and revolutionary approach.

Their founders bring extensive security expertise from their previous roles at Palo Alto Networks, Goldman Sachs, and Meta (Facebook).

Your Role: We are seeking a Backend Engineering Manager who will report to our CTO. In this role, you will be responsible for building, managing, and monitoring backend services at scale. You will thrive in a fast-paced environment, collaborating with a talented team, and receive the support you need to grow professionally. Your strong time management, effective communication, and ability to lead a fully distributed team will be essential as you provide mentorship and guidance.

Your Impact:

  • Lead, shape and communicate the technical strategy for the team.
  • Ensure the team stays on track to achieve its goals, making course corrections when necessary.
  • Facilitate technical design sessions, retrospectives, and 1:1 meetings.
  • Drive the ongoing professional development of the team.
  • Contribute to the hiring strategy, participate in interviews, and influence hiring decisions.
  • Serve as a point of contact for other areas of the business.
  • Relentlessly remove impediments that hinder the team's progress.
  • Design and develop the Platform.
  • Create an architecture that scales while maintaining quality in high-volume environments.
  • Stay updated with the latest technologies in the market, including cloud infrastructure, serverless computing, container orchestration, and more.
  • Enable complex relational queries and value rendering by managing a graph representation of resources and their relationships.
  • Utilize machine learning, open source technologies, graph analysis, drift detection, and cloud capabilities to generate insights and enhance user security posture.
  • Manage a group of highly talented and motivated engineers.

Your Experience:

  • A degree in Computer Science Engineering or a related field.
  • 6+ years of experience as a developer.
  • 2+ years of management experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of Python.
  • Strong architectural skills, with a focus on scalability and extensibility.
  • Proficiency in databases such as MySQL, Postgres, and MongoDB.
  • Experience with backend frameworks like Django, Flask, or FastAPI.
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other cloud providers.
  • Previous involvement in live production systems at scale.
  • Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools like Terraform or Cloud Formation is advantageous.
  • An independent and self-motivated mindset, excellent problem-solving skills, and a passion for learning cutting-edge technologies.
Location: 100% remote / virtual

​​​​​​​Backend Engineering Manager,  python, cybersecurity, remote

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