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Software Engineer



Software Engineering
United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

We are Bugcrowd. Since 2012, we’ve been empowering organizations to take back control and stay ahead of threat actors by uniting the collective ingenuity and expertise of our customers and trusted alliance of elite hackers, with our patented data and AI-powered Security Knowledge Platform™. Our network of hackers brings diverse expertise to uncover hidden weaknesses, adapting swiftly to evolving threats, even against zero-day exploits. With unmatched scalability and adaptability, our data and AI-driven CrowdMatch™ technology in our platform finds the perfect talent for your unique fight. We aim to create a new era of modern crowdsourced security that outpaces threat actors. Unleash the ingenuity of the hacker community with Bugcrowd, visit Based in San Francisco, Bugcrowd is supported by Rally Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Blackbird Ventures, Triangle Peak Partners, and others.

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our growing Engineering team.You will have a strong background in Python programming, specifically with Python 3.9+, Django, and Django REST Framework (DRF). You are able to automate browser and command line tools.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop and maintain web applications using Python 3.9, Django, and DRF.
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle, including planning, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Conduct code reviews and contribute to improving the security aspects of applications.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest security trends, tools, and practices to ensure our applications are resilient against threats.
  • Assist in the development of automated tests to ensure application reliability and security.
  • Contribute to the documentation of systems and processes related to application development and security.
  • Implement integrations with 3rd party services e.g. Google, AWS, ServiceNow
  • Collaborate with the cybersecurity team to identify vulnerabilities and implement secure coding practices.

*Please note we are only currently considering UK-based candidates

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Preferred: Bachelors degree in IT, Computer Science, or a related field
  • 3-5+ years of commercial Software Engineering, with at least 1-2+ years of that being in Django Rest Framework
  • Experience with Python & Django
  • Experience with automation & Jira


  • At Bugcrowd, we understand that diversity in the workplace is vital to a company’s success and growth. We strive to make sure that people are included and have a sense of being part of making Bugcrowd not only a great product but a great place to work.
  • We regularly hear from both customers and researchers that Bugcrowd feels like a family, and we strive to maintain that internally as well.
  • Our team consists of a broad range of people: musicians, adventure sports junkies, nature lovers, parents, cereal enthusiasts, night owls, cyclists, artists—you get the point.

At Bugcrowd, we are solving security threats and vulnerabilities that are relevant to everyone, therefore we believe solving these problems takes all kinds of backgrounds. We value the perspectives and experiences people from underrepresented backgrounds bring.


This position has access to highly confidential, sensitive information relating to the technologies of Bugcrowd. It is essential that the applicant possess the requisite integrity to maintain the information in the strictest confidence.

The company is authorized to obtain background checks for employment purposes under state and federal law. Background checks will be conducted for positions that involve access to confidential or proprietary information (including trade secrets).

Background checks may include Social Security verification, prior employment verification, personal and professional references, educational verification, and criminal history. Applicants with conviction histories will not be excluded from consideration to the extent required by law.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Bugcrowd is EOE, Disability/Age Employer.

Individuals seeking employment at Bugcrowd are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

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