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Developer Intern - Fall 2024

Arctic Wolf

Arctic Wolf

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Arctic Wolf, with its unicorn valuation, is the leader in security operations in an exciting and fast-growing industry-cybersecurity. We have won countless awards for our excellence in security operations and remain dedicated to providing an industry-leading customer and employee experience.

Our mission is simple: End Cyber Risk. We are looking for a Developer Intern for Fall 2024 to be part of making that happen. This role can be based remote with a start date of September 3, 2024, ending about December 19, 2024.

A Developer on the Precogs Cloud team is both a cybersecurity researcher and a detections developer. They work daily to identify areas to improve our threat detection capabilities whether through new, tuned or customized coverage. Their overarching goal is to help us make security better for our clients every day. This role works with team members, Product Management, Security Services and various other specialists to continuously improve the coverage and efficacy of our MDR solution.We value a culture of sharing, so every team has the opportunity to share their work with the entire department during our monthly R&D Demos. Once a year we hold a department-wide Hackathon, teaming up across all R&D teams over four days to collaborate and build cool ideas outside the normal project scope. While innovation is the focus, some of these ideas do make it into our products.
  • Research and develop expertise in the various threat surfaces and telemetry available for them
  • Propose coverage and efficacy improvements to the detection surface
  • Work with team members to develop novel detections and continuously tune existing ones
  • Implement customizations of detections to provide the greatest coverage for each customer
  • Participate in the full software development life cycle
  • Build well-designed, testable, efficient and secure code
  • Build runbooks, reports and supporting material for detection surface
  • Document research findings and knowledge share with team and other departments
Employment Requirements:
  • You have development experience with Python, Go, Java or C/C++. The development for this role is largely python based.
  • You have experience with Cloud applications
  • We use and train on a variety of technologies in MDR. Candidates who have exposure to the technologies below or who are interested in security detections/protections are encouraged to apply for this position.
  • SIEM detections
  • NDR/IPS/IDS detections/signatures
  • EDR detections/signatures
  • Sigma and Yara rules
  • Cloud security detections
  • NGFW (PAN, CISCO, Fortinet, etc.)
  • Open Source IPS/IDS/NSM (e.g. Bro/Zeek/Suricata)
  • SIEMs and Security Analytics platforms (e.g. Elastic, Open Source Big Data Stacks, Splunk)

About Arctic Wolf

At Arctic Wolf we’re cultivating a collaborative and productive work environment that welcomes a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, and ideas to make our teams even stronger as we grow globally. We’ve been named one of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in the world for 2022 (Fast Company)—and the 2nd Most Innovative Security Company. This is in addition to consecutive awards from Top Workplace USA (2021, 2022), Best Places to Work - USA (2021, 2022) and Great Place to Work - Canada (2021, 2022).

Our Values

Arctic Wolf recognizes that success comes from delighting our customers, so we work together to ensure that happens every day. We believe in diversity and inclusion, and truly value the unique qualities and unique perspectives all employees bring to the organization. And we appreciate that—by protecting people’s and organizations’ sensitive data and seeking to end cyber risk— we get to work in an industry that is fundamental to the greater good.

We celebrate unique perspectives by creating a platform for all voices to be heard through our Pack Unity program. We encourage all employees to join or create a new alliance. See more about our Pack Unity here.

We also believe and practice corporate responsibility, and have recently joined the Pledge 1% Movement, ensuring that we continue to give back to our community. We know that through our mission to End Cyber Risk we will continue to engage and give back to our communities.

Arctic Wolf is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law. Arctic Wolf is committed to fostering a welcoming, accessible, respectful, and inclusive environment ensuring equal access and participation for people with disabilities. As such, we strive to make our entire employee experience as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for candidates and employees with disabilities and/or other specific needs where possible. Please let us know if you require any accommodations by emailing

Security Requirements

  • Conducts duties and responsibilities in accordance with AWN’s Information Security policies, standards, processes and controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of AWN business information (in accordance with our employee handbook and corporate policies).

  • Background checks are required for this position.