About the Software Engineer Position

At the core of Stairwell is a team that truly enjoys working together and mutually supporting each Dweller's growth and development. We are an engineering and product driven company that has high standards for both technical ability and interpersonal skills. We are humbled by the opportunity to help shape the future of cybersecurity and driven to build tools that will empower teams around the world.

Software Engineer Responsibilities

  • Lead designs of major software components, systems, and features.
  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software.
  • Manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables with your technical expertise.
  • Mentor and train other team members on design techniques, and coding standards

Software Engineer Qualifications

  • Stairwell doesn't believe a college degree is a requirement for any role. We embrace all people, who are able to perform at the highest levels of their field, regardless of how they obtained their education.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in software development in one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Go, Java, or C++
  • Curiosity in understanding the security space and how cutting edge technologies can shape it
  • Close familiarity with software engineering tools, software development methodology and release processes
  • Working Experience with one or more from the following: systems infrastructure, large-scale database implementation and design, machine learning, search engine ranking, and/or web scale data science

About Us

Stairwell is a new cybersecurity company that seeks to empower any team to defend against every attacker. It is composed of security industry leaders and engineers from Microsoft and Google and is backed by Accel, Sequoia Capital, Allen & Company, and Gradient Ventures.


Stairwell is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We consider all individuals seeking employment, regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression or military or Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with federal, state and local law.

To all recruitment agencies: Stairwell does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Stairwell employees or any other organization location. Stairwell is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.