Software Engineers

Dec 12, 2021

About Polymer

Polymer is a No-Code Data Loss Prevention platform to secure 3rd party SaaS platforms. Our product gives organizations an easy way to manage data governance and risks associated with sensitive data leaking. We are on a mission to remove complexity and make security and privacy easy to achieve for businesses both small and large.

We are on a mission to make cybersecurity autonomous and reduce the blast radius associated with any cyberattack. Underlying this is a state of the art solution that provides high fidelity risk identification associated with sensitive data leakage.

Our headquarters are in Austin, TX and New York, NY.

Our Team

Our Engineering team delivers the solution both as a self-serve for SMEs but also full-grade on-prem Enterprise installs. Underlying this is an elegant tech stack that ties in the best in class security principles with NLP, ML, AI and a high performance infrastructure.

Learn more about us Website, Linkedin

Recent blogs: 

Why DLP Sucks?

How to buy breached data on the dark web…fast?

About the Role…

We are looking for an experienced engineers to join the Polymer team to build the core sub systems that power both our SME and large enterprise products. You will help design, prototype, and implement core features while ensuring the scalability, security and stability of range of services.

In this role, you can expect to…

— Work on next-generation distributed systems for operations management
— Build and architect systems for managing extremely large-scale global fleets of resources
— Interface directly with internal teams, users and Polymer customers
— Own the full lifecycle of development including design, testing, release, and running the service in production
— Program in LAMP or Golang, learning from and contributing to a team committed to continually improving their skills
— Work on issues and improvements critical to the success of Polymer customers and the broader community

Why Polymer?

— We’ve had a flexible remote-optional culture from the beginning. Though we value face to face interactions and do make those happen, our entire company, processes, and tools are structured to ensure everyone is able to be successful from wherever they work.
— You’ll get a budget each year for professional development
— We are dedicated to supporting the needs of our employees and their families in a way that is inclusive of all family structures.

What Makes You A Great Fit?

— You have 4+ years of professional software development experience
— You have strong language experience using Go, PHP or Python
— You are familiar with microservices architectures, and ideally have seen them in operation at a global scale
— You have prior experience working in high performance or distributed systems
— You are able to knowledgeably discuss performance, security, and user interactions in complex systems
— You have a strong understanding of security principles
— You have built or operated a large scale Cloud service
–In your cover letter, please describe why you’re interested in working at Polymer. Specifics of your past experience that are relevant to this role are great to include too.

Benefits + Values

  • Austin based but flexibility to work Remote
  • Health Benefits (including vision and dental)
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Generous PTO + Sick Days
  • Educational Stipend
  • Equity
  • Wellness Stipend

What is our hiring process like?

The below serves as a basic outline; we may choose to add or remove steps based on the information that we gather during the process.

–Introductory Call with someone from our recruiting team.
–First Interview with an Engineering Manager or CTO
–Interview Loop with additional team members, with the following panel:
–Technical Code Pairing interview
–Code Review interview
–Communication and Collaboration interview
–Systems and architecture interview
–If applicable, a final conversation with the Engineering Manager for the team you would be joining

We do our best to accommodate your programming language of choice for technical interviews.

Please note, as collaboration and communication are a critical aspect of how we work, a cover letter is a great way to provide a sample of how you communicate.

Please apply by emailing your resume/Linkedin/Github and cover letter to with a brief reason on why you will be a great fit for this role.