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Senior Backend Engineer (Contract)

Panther Labs

Panther Labs

Software Engineering
Athens, Greece
Posted on Friday, March 1, 2024

The Job

Panther is seeking a Senior Backend Engineer to join our Ingestion team. This role offers a six-month contract with potential for full-time employment. As a member of our team, you'll play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and maintaining the backbone of Panther's data ingestion capabilities.

Operating within a modern cloud architecture on Go microservices in AWS, you'll focus on making data onboarding into Panther a seamless process, regardless of scale. You'll have the opportunity to serve flagship companies like Docker, Dropbox, Discord, Coinbase Snowflake, Hubspot, and others, empowering them with our cutting-edge solutions. If you're passionate about backend engineering and eager to make an impact in a dynamic environment, we'd love to hear from you.

The Company

Panther is a cybersecurity company with the mission of detecting any breach, anywhere. The company was founded by security practitioners that lived through the difficulty of trying to protect large organizations and wanting to build a solution that many teams could use. Panther solves modern security problems with detection-as-code, a cloud-native architecture, and robust security data lake. Panther’s platform, used by many industry innovators, enables security teams to focus on security, detect attacks, and protect their organizations without prohibitive overhead or excessive operational costs.

Backed by Coatue Management, Lightspeed Venture Partners, S28 Capital, Snowflake Ventures, ICONIQ Growth, and Innovation Endeavors, Panther has raised $140M, and is driving innovation disrupting the cyber security space.Panther's customers include industry-leading technology companies such as Figma, Gusto, Coinbase, and Dropbox, most of them being mid-large enterprises and they are very much modern technology cloud-forward companies.The company was featured for a second year in a row on EnterpriseTech30's startup list, most as recently as #6 on the list of mid stage, emerging technology companies!

Panther is a remote-first company with a culture of flexibility, written documentation, open company communication, and collaboration. Our values guide our every move: Create Customer Love, Be an Owner, and Take Care of the Team. We believe that by building a diverse group of remote individuals, we can push forward our mission and create a rewarding, inclusive, and fun work environment for our entire team.


  • You’ll build and work on new customer-facing product features that empower security teams worldwide.
  • You’ll be hands-on within Panther’s codebase, addressing bug fixes, reviewing work, and providing constructive feedback
  • You will be a part of a core product engineering team, collaborating with product managers, design, and other engineers.
  • You will work independently and in small teams, where efficient collaboration & excellent communication skills are required (a must in a remote environment).


  • You’ve worked professionally for at least 5-years as a software engineer
  • Experience writting backend code for customer-facing product features
  • Experience coding in Golang at a production level
  • Experience partnering with frontend engineers, product managers and designers
  • Experience in building cloud-native applications, preferably AWS
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, collaborate effectively, know when to seek assistance, and when to work independently.
  • You have demonstrated experience working on highly scalable systems and frameworks

The Perks

  • Latest tech equipment & budget for your customized tech needs
  • Remote-friendly

Panther labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of: race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by law. All employment decisions are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.