Security Research Developer

The Company
Springboard is a fast-growing edtech startup, built by a team that is passionate about fixing education and bridging the skills gap. We’ve helped thousands of students learn skills in cutting-edge fields like data science, UX design, analytics, and digital marketing, using a unique approach that involves 1-on-1 mentorship from top industry experts.

The Opportunity
Our newest course will be in Cybersecurity. We’re looking for a technical expert to help us build an environment to facilitate hands-on learning for our students. You’ll work with our Lead Instructor and Tech team to execute the vision for all of the exercises and activities we have planned for the course.

This role will be a full-time contract role for a duration of 6-8 weeks. You can work with us out of our office in San Francisco or remotely. 


  • Develop technical aspect of student labs to test cybersecurity tools
  • Customize multiple lab environments based on course objectives
  • Develop lab objectives and documentation for students
  • Create a workflow using Amazon Web Services to integrate into Springboard’s existing system

You have:

  • Experience as a Security Engineer or Security Researcher
  • A background in software engineering
  • System-level skills in building with Linux and Windows
  • A good understanding of security vulnerabilities 

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with Amazon Workspaces
  • Experience building labs/simulations for testing cybersecurity tools and concepts.
  • Experience with open source PenTesting & DFIR tools
  • Experience in Python, Windows and Linux commandline
  • Been part of a winning CTF team
  • OSCP certification

Meet Some of Springboard's Employees

Catherina L.

Student Operations Team Lead

Cat deeply impacts the lives of thousands of Springboard students by providing support, motivation, and accountability. After just a year at the company, she was promoted to lead the Student Operations Team.

Gautam T.


Gautam is the founder and chief executive of Springboard, leading the organization in its mission to make high-quality education accessible to everyone in the world.

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