Ready to make an impact? Arctic Wolf is looking for a Principal Software Developer to join our pack on the security pipeline team.

Arctic Wolf, the leader in security operations, is a fast-growing company in an exciting and fast-growing industry—Cybersecurity. How fast are we growing? Well, Arctic Wolf ranks #25 on the Deloitte Fast Technology 500 for North America in 2019!  We have doubled headcount, customers, and revenue for five years running. 

We are also cultivating a collaborative and productive work environment that welcomes a diversity of backgrounds and ideas to make our teams even stronger. In fact, we are considered among the 2020 Best Places to Work by 

At Arctic Wolf, we believe in corporate responsibility. Our offices across North America participate in volunteer programs throughout their communities, and we earned distinction from TravelWise for our efforts in promoting sustainable transportation.

About the Role

The Arctic Wolf security operations platform ingests and processes upwards of 250 billion events a day from a wide variety of on-premise devices and cloud platforms. The security pipeline is a distributed system of loosely-coupled micro-services that constitute our real-time analysis and threat detection systems. These services distill the incoming events into actionable intelligence that our Concierge Security Teams use to protect customers. 

We are growing rapidly, with our data volume increasing ten-fold roughly every two years.  We are looking for a Principal Developer to join our pack and evolve the capabilities of our security platform.  

You Will: 

  • Create and scale high-performance services in a real-time threat analysis pipeline 

  • Architect, design, develop, test and deliver software in an agile environment 

  • Provide technical and professional leadership for your team

  • Identify, collaborate and influence multiple teams or organizations to achieve outcomes

  • Proactively identity issues that could become future concerns and plan resolution

  • Routinely present to the Executive Team

Our Technology Stack: 

Golang, Python, Java, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes or ECS, Linux 

About You: 

  • Excited to work at the intersection of Big Data and the Cybersecurity problem spaces 

  • Expert in building high performance, scalable and highly available systems

  • Love coding 

  • Expert level knowledge of services on cloud computing platforms (e.g, AWS, Azure, GCP) 

  • Expert on distributed systems and microservices architecture

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.

  • Face-to-face interviews: Several team members conduct 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.

Security Requirements

  • Conducts duties and responsibilities in accordance with AW’s Information Security policies, standards, processes, and controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of AW business information assets.

  • Must pass a criminal background check and an employment verification as a condition of employment.

Working at Arctic Wolf: 

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 all employees bring to the organization. And we appreciate that—by protecting people’s and organizations’ sensitive data— we get to work in an industry that is fundamental to the greater good.  

All wolves receive compelling compensation and benefits packages, including:  

  • Equity for all employees
  • Paid parental leave
  • Training and career development programs

If you're excited about this role, but do not meet all of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply anyway. We review all applications and still may consider you the right person for the role or have another open position where you’re the perfect fit. 

Arctic Wolf is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, 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 that ensures equal access and participation for people with disabilities. Please let us know if you require any accommodations by emailing


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