Tel Aviv-Yafo

US, Remote

Backend Developer





Zafran is looking for an experienced Backend Developer that lives and breathes technology to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and implementing backend systems that connect and integrate with customer environments. You will work closely with customers, field engineers, and product teams and be an integral part of the thought and design process of our methodologies and practices which guide us in the critical path of customer onboarding, integration and data flow. The role requires creativity, research and problem-solving skills as well as deep technical knowledge and the ability to deep-dive into complex and difficult problems.

About Zafran

Zafran is the First Risk and Mitigation Platform to fight threat exploitation. Zafran transforms risk mitigation by connecting to both vulnerability data and the organization’s security controls. The platform analyzes risk while considering controls’ efficacy as well as exploitability factors, then proactively automates mitigations to eliminate the exploitation window. Backed by Sequoia and Cyberstarts, we empower security teams to mobilize existing security controls and defuse threat exploitation beyond patching

What you will do
  • Design and implement backend systems that connect and integrate with customer environments
  • Identify, collect and model data from large-scale environments
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and advancements in backend development
  • Develop reliable production-grade code which will run side-by-side with customer applications in scale
  • Dive into a world of endless technologies and explore the latest and greatest cutting-edge software programming languages and frameworks
  • Collaborate with the product team to create a seamless integration and onboarding process for our customers, including designing the workflow and features that will make the experience as smooth and efficient as possible
  • Develop key components in the company’s architecture, supporting complex use-cases for the present and future
  • Develop concurrently at immense scale, with billions of requests for hundreds of customers every day
  • Lead major changes, taking initiative and influencing the product’s technical and business growth
  • Work with your teammates to guide R&D through the evolution of the platform, advising and influencing at every scope 
  • Take end-to-end responsibility for your code, through development, testing, rollout and scale-up


  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in backend development with languages such as Golang, Python, Java, or C/C++
  • The ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies as needed
  • Strong problem-solving, sense of ownership and communication skills, with the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Familiarity with Cloud environments, including AWS, GCP, or Azure is an advantage
  • Strong experience with operating systems internals is an advantage.
  • 5+ years of experience, in at least 2 positions
  • Mentality of a team player, with a capability to see the big picture, and use it to focus on critical detail
  • Capability and will to take responsibility and have a deep influence
  • Experience with backend and microservice patterns
Experience with the following is a plus
  • Go
  • Golang & SQL 
  • Experience with high-scale & high-concurrency
  • Experience with leadership positions (Team Lead, Tech Lead, etc.)

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