Backend Team Leader, Python - Israel

IRONSCALES Fights Phishing. IRONSCALES is a self-learning, AI-driven email security solution that continuously detects and remediates advanced threats for global organizations of any size. Our solution is fast to deploy, easy to operate, and provides unparalleled protection against email threats.



Who We Are:  We are IRONSCALES. We care about people. We care about cybersecurity. We care about our customers and partners. Our team acts with intentionality and our actions are always in the best interest of our teams, our customers, and our company.  Our culture is focused on innovation, continuous improvement, and the drive to push boundaries and take everything to the next level. We are a rapidly growing team and welcome all people who love a fast-paced, rewarding challenge to join our team today!

Who You Are:You are driven, self-motivated, and have a strong desire to achieve the company’s growth goals. You are resourceful and accountable, hungry to chase down answers and solve challenges. You are respectful and a good communicator. You are detail oriented and thrive in a fast-paced environment. You love meeting new people and are motivated by developing others.

What You Will Do:  As a member of our Engineering leadership, you will have a unique opportunity to make an impact on the design, architecture, and implementation of cutting edge SaaS products, built to prevent phishing attacks at scale.

Core Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead and continue to build a team of high-caliber Python software engineers to deliver on goals while continuously developing appropriate software development practices
  • Design, implement and optimize highly scalable and maintainable backend systems and APIs
  • Take our amazing application to the next level 
  • Hire, mentor and inspire a team to adopt coding excellence 
  • Become a subject matter expert on performance and optimization
  • Identify and suggest mitigation possibilities for risks during design



What We Need from You:

  • BSc or BA in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience coding in Python - must
  • 3+ years of technical leadership experience, people management - must
  • Preferred tech stack: Python (Flask/Django), PostgreSQL, Cassandra, Linux, AWS
  • ​​You thrive in a fast-paced environment that is continuously evolving
  • You are a passionate role-model when it comes to making a significant impact
  • Own problems end-to-end, and be willing to pick up whatever context is needed to get the job done, mentor others to adopt a collaborative and involved mindset of ownership
  • Experienced in leading projects and project management (greenfield and existing products features)
  • Previous experience driving Recruiting, being involved and creative about hiring exceptional people to your team


We believe in our people; there for, we provide a robust compensation and benefits package. This include competitive salaries. 

 Our people, programs, and organization share our “SAFER” core values:  

 Supportive. Our team members are our toughest critics and loudest supporters. We respect and rely on one another to find solutions. We welcome hard conversations and challenge one another to push for the best possible outcomes. We win or lose together.  

 Ambitious. We take pride in our work and never settle for anything but the best. We work hard and celebrate our successes as a team.  

 Focused. We ensure that each of our actions is in the best interest of our people, our customers, and our company.  

 Excellent. We set a high personal bar, believe nothing is impossible, and commit ourselves fully to the goal. Our curiosity and learning never stop.  

Resourceful. We work with a sense of urgency. If we see a gap, we take ownership, jump in and celebrate our collective results together. We deliver our best work on time, every time.  


IRONSCALES is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.