Software Developer - Developer Experience

Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada; Toronto, ON, Canada; Halifax, NS, Canada; Remote Canada; Remote USA

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Arctic Wolf Networks

Ready to make an impact? Arctic Wolf is looking for a Software Developer - Developer Experience to join our pack!

Arctic Wolf, fresh off its unicorn valuation, is the leader in security operations in an exciting and fast-growing industry—cybersecurity. How fast are we growing? Well, Arctic Wolf was highly ranked in the Deloitte Fast Technology 500 for North America in both 2019 (#25) and 2020 (#104)! 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 recognized as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work (

As we believe in corporate responsibility, Arctic Wolf offices across North America participate in volunteer programs throughout their communities. We’ve also earned distinction from TravelWise for our efforts in promoting sustainable transportation.

About the Role

Arctic Wolf's Developer Experience team is looking for a Software Developer to join us in enabling our fellow developers to build high quality and high value software with confidence. We create, discover, implement, and support systems, tools, and practices that enable our teams to build, test, and deploy software in minutes instead of hours or days.

Our contributions directly impact the experience of developers across the entire organization and we strive to make their lives a little bit better every day.

 Responsibilities Include:

  • Enhance the Developer experience by providing best in class development tools that delight the developers that use them

  • Build, support, and operate our distributed continuous delivery pipeline

  • Evangelize modern development tools and practices

We value a culture of sharing, so every team has the opportunity to share their work with the entire department during our monthly R&D Demos. Once a year we hold a department-wide Hackathon, teaming up across all R&D teams over four days to collaborate and build cool ideas outside the normal project scope. While innovation is the focus, some of these ideas do make it into our products.

About You

  • You are demonstrably capable in one or more modern programming languages such as Python, Go or Java

  • You are demonstrably capable with native build, test, and packaging tools for one or more software development ecosystems

  • You want to build tools and processes that support the efforts of other software developers

  • You care deeply about your customers and strive to support their needs, tying your success to their success

  • You strive for excellence, but also know when and where to compromise

  • You will work from a plan, but also seek opportunities for experimentation, and highlight opportunities for improvement

  • You enjoy collaborating with your peers, but can also work well independently

Previous security experience is preferred but not required. We provide all the cybersecurity training you need during onboarding and on-the-job training.

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.

  • Technical assessment: A recruiter sends you a link to a straightforward technical assessment that is relevant to the role you are applying for. Approximately 1 hour.

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

Employment Requirements:

Each successful candidate will be required to 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 and aiming to end cyber risk— 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 paternity and maternity 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, orientation, 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


Tags: Cybersecurity InfoSec Java Python R&D Recruiting Security Training

Perks/benefits: Career development Equity Parental leave

Region: North America
Countries: Canada United States
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Category: Dev Jobs

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