Careers at Censys

Join a small Midwestern team making global impact on security.

Censys started as a research project at the University of Michigan providing researchers with data on the composition of the Internet. Since then, we've spun out of the University into a software startup headquartered in downtown Ann Arbor. Now, we're helping companies secure their systems and data by building insightful applications atop our map of the Internet.

We're looking for folks who like to play with data and believe that security shouldn't be black magic to help us with our mission. Apply for one of the following roles or email us with your ideas of how you can help.

Solutions Engineer

We’re looking for our second Sales Engineer to connect our product to our users. The right person is passionate about the cybersecurity landscape but also not afraid of a startup. With a deep technical understanding of our product, you’ll be a key contributor for presales and technical support requests as well as own the creation and building of our knowledge base. You will also collaborate with sales and engineering to improve user experience from end to end and leverage your expertise of the Censys product to help gain new customers as well as increasing the adoption of our current customer base.</div>

Software Engineer – Networking

Censys is seeking a software engineer to help build network measurement systems that continually collect data about Internet-connected hosts through Internet-wide scanning, DNS interrogation, and by consuming Certificate Transparency, BGP, and WHOIS data. We perform billions of network handshakes and DNS lookups per hour as well as consume external data feeds to maintain an up-to-date view of all hosts and networks on the Internet.

Software Engineer – Data Pipeline

Censys is seeking a Data Engineer to help grow our data processing pipeline. We perform billions of network handshakes and DNS lookups per hour as well as consume external data feeds to maintain an up-to-date view of all hosts and networks on the Internet You will help build and maintain the processing pipeline that consumes inbound data feeds to produce a consistent view of Internet hosts. We leverage the Google Cloud Platform (including Google Dataflow, Bigtable, and BigQuery) for processing data as well as build our own analysis tools. Your responsibilities will include exploring new ways of processing and analyzing incoming network data, and building out our data processing pipeline. You will be joining a small, energetic team in Ann Arbor, MI. This position may be remote for a strong candidate.

Software Engineer – Web

Censys is seeking a full stack web developer to help create a new web application that enables security analysts to understand their external network perimeter. We perform billions of network handshakes and DNS lookups per hour as well as consume external data feeds to maintain an up-to-date view of all hosts and networks on the Internet. You will help build the application and APIs that enable researchers and analysts to explore and draw security insight from this data. This spans building APIs and services on top of backend database like Elasticsearch, BigTable, and Spanner to working with frontend designers and developers to write Javascript code. You will be joining a small, energetic team in Ann Arbor, MI.