Operant AI, Inc. Software Engineer (Backend) Remote · Full time

We are seeking someone to build out Operant’s key backend command and control capabilities that help secure modern cloud native applications. If you are excited by the idea of being an early engineer at a startup that is poised to lead the next wave of application security products, we would love to hear from you.



  • Build the backend command and control capabilities to secure cloud native apps, integrated with a variety of cloud provider services
  • Develop scalable and resilient code that meets rapidly increasing scale requirements of our customer deployments and end users
  • Embed security best practices within code development
  • Think through well-reasoned architectural choices to meet stability and performance, while being agile
  • Document and communicate design decisions with the broader team to support a remote, asynchronous work culture
  • Function independently while being able to make technical choices in the presence of unknowns
  • Work closely with customers through MVP onboarding
  • Take active interest in understanding customer problems while building features in an iterative manner


  • 3+ years experience of hands-on microservices based backend development in a fast paced engineering org 
  • Experience with Kubernetes, Golang and good understanding of networking layers L3-L7+ required
  • Experience with REST/ GRPC/ Graphql, C++/Rust/Webassembly is preferred
  • Experience contributing to open source community projects in the cloud native space is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to work independently as part of a remote team
  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security, or similar equivalent industry experience is preferred

Bonus Points

  • Awareness of Cloud Tech stacks (AWS/ GCP/ Azure)
  • Knowledge of Operating Systems /Network Security fundamentals


$100,000 - $150,000 per year