About Us

We are a well-funded, early stage startup experiencing rapid growth. Lightspin was founded by experienced cloud pen-testers who spent time on the customer side of the equation and now aim to empower organizations to see their cloud environment from an attacker’s perspective. Lightspin's multi-layer CNAPP solution instantly identifies, prioritizes, and remediates any open critical attack paths, using unique graph-based technology.

With multiple deployments in Fortune 500 companies, we are excited to enable organizations from all industries and sizes to be proactive and take a predictive approach to optimizing their cloud security.

Joining our team means that you'll work with the most advanced technology, in a 50/50 gender balanced environment, where it's all about the people and everyone makes an impact. We value individuals who bring a unique perspective and are passionate about the work they do. 

About the Role

We're looking for a backend developer with a strong background in backend and python development, who will:

  • Lead architecture discussions to improve the core services
  • Plan, design, and develop systems with complex performance & scale considerations
  • Use, design, and maintain the company’s code infrastructure
  • Conduct autonomous research and self-learning from various resources (online/academic) for the design and implementation of team vision 


  • 3+ years of experience in server backend design and development of production applications
  • Experience in Python (preferred) and/or Go - (Must)
  • Experience in building microservice-based architecture using communication brokers such as RabbitMQ
  • Experience in Linux, Docker and AWS
  • Experience in Object-oriented programming and a general passion for code craftsmanship
  • Proficiency in version control systems such as Git
  • Deep knowledge of different data stores such as Postgres, Elasticsearch, Couchbase, AeroSpike, MongoDB, Cassandra, DynamoDB, Redis, etc.
  • Well-founded in REST API Frameworks (Django, Flask...)
  • Passion for learning new things and the ability to learn quickly and independently
  • Adaptability, flexibility, positive energy, integrity and ownership
  • Team player
  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Computer Science / Software Engineering, or equivalent                  
  • Experience in Cyber Security – (Advantage)              
  • Contribution to open-source projects – (Advantage)   
  • Hybrid and flexible

If your experience is close but doesn’t fulfill all requirements, please apply. We are building a special company and value people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.  

Lightspin is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. 

Apply for this Job

* Required
resume chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)
cover_letter chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)