Who We Are

Endor Labs is on a mission to enhance developer productivity and accelerate open-source software adoption by reducing the time teams spend addressing security issues. Our approach and vision are encapsulated in our Founder & CEO's pitch, which can be viewed here: 3-minute pitch.

Recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor, a RSA Innovation Sandbox finalist, and a Black Hat Innovation Spotlight finalist within just a year of launching, Endor Labs is at the forefront of cloud security innovation. Founded by Varun Badhwar and Dimitri Stiliadis, leaders with a proven track record in creating category-defining cloud security companies, we have successfully raised $70M in Series A funding. Our team comprises the world's leading experts in static analysis and enterprise software, all united in our goal to transform how development and AppSec teams operate.

What You’ll Do

As a Principal Architect at Endor Labs, you will:

  • Collaborate closely with both technical and product teams to translate product and market requirements into designs that align with mid and long term goals for the product and technology evolution.
  • Design, implement (code), review and troubleshoot highly scalable cloud software.
  • Work with engineering management to scope and plan engineering efforts.
  • Utilize your deep understanding of cloud computing architecture to influence technical design and implementations, ensuring our solutions are scalable, reliable, and secure.
  • Provide technical leadership and oversight across projects, driving innovation and ensuring the delivery of high-quality solutions.
  • Embrace a user-first approach to continuously improve the user experience, leveraging your strong analytical skills to solve complex problems and drive product excellence.
  • Mentor and guide junior engineers, fostering an environment of growth and learning.

What We're Looking For

  • A minimum of 10 years of software engineering experience, with a focus on system architecture and design.
  • Deep understanding of fundamentals of Computer Science and Programming Languages. 
  • Solid grasp of software engineering principles and practices.
  • Profound expertise in Go, with extensive experience in building and maintaining distributed systems.
  • Excellent knowledge of NoSQL databases, particularly MongoDB, demonstrating the ability to design, implement, and optimize database solutions for scalability and performance.
  • Highly technical and hands-on experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of working across diverse teams and translating complex technical concepts into understandable terms.
  • A track record of strategic problem-solving, with the ability to balance speed, quality, and scope effectively.
  • A commitment to teamwork, collaboration, and fostering an inclusive work environment.
  • MS in Computer Science or similar field.

At Endor Labs, we:

  • Strive for excellence in everything we do, prioritizing quality, speed, and impactful outcomes.
  • Engage in first principles thinking to debate ideas, test assumptions, and make decisions.
  • Put data above opinions, seeking truth and clarity in all our endeavors.
  • Embrace a culture of feedback and continuous improvement, assuming good intent in all interactions.
  • Celebrate wins as a team, understanding that our collective success is intertwined with the success of our customers.


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • 401(k) plan to help you invest in your future.
  • Flexible PTO to support work-life balance.
  • Opportunities for co-working and team meetups to foster collaboration.
  • A dog-friendly office environment for our pet-loving team members.



For candidates who receive an offer for this position, the compensation range is expected to be between $200,000 - $275,000. This may include additional incentives such as commission targets, restricted stock units, and/or bonuses, depending on the role.

If your experience is close but doesn’t meet all the requirements, we encourage you to apply. Endor Labs is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Endor Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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