Spam Engine Developer (m/f/x)

25-38,5h/week for our office in Vienna

As one of the leading providers of security software products, IKARUS has been established on the market for decades and has built up an enthusiastic customer base. The products developed by IKARUS as well as the partner products from Mandiant and Nozomi ensure the IT security of numerous clients daily. To professionalize our services around our CIT (Change & Improvement Team) and to further develop our spam engine, we are looking for you.

Your mission:

  • Your main task will be the further development of our in-house developed anti.spam engine
  • Analyze potential spam/malicious emails as well as identify global spam trends and methods
  • Identify patterns and define rules to further improve and maintain the spam engine
  • Research best practices and new technology to further increase our detection rate
  • Rebuild our anti.spam processes and environment
  • Help shape a newly formed team in terms of technology

Your qualifications:

  • Expertise with Python and/or C++
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Optionally: Basic knowledge of how the email format is structured and how the delivery system works
  • Ideally: You are a diligent, reliable, and committed person, able to work within a team and independently if needed

Your benefits:

  • A fun and international working environment with 15 different nationalities
  • Free coffee and fruit, beer dispenser for after-work and regular team events
  • Flexible working hours and the option of working from home

In addition to the highly interesting subject area and international exchange, we offer a stable and friendly environment, plenty of room for personal growth, and open-mindedness for change and improvement. The annual gross salary starts at € 56.000,- (for 38,5h/week). In the end, your skillset counts, let’s talk!

Your next step:

Please email your application to We look forward to getting in touch with you.

If you need more information beforehand, please reach out to Julia Gattringer, People & Culture Manager via phone at +43 664 834 6692 or email:

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IKARUS Security Software GmbH Blechturmgasse 11
1050 Vienna

Phone: +43 (0) 1 58995-0
Sales Hotline:
+43 (0) 1 58995-500


Support hotline:
+43 (0) 1 58995-400

Support hours:
Mon – Thu: 8am – 5pm
Fri: 8am – 3pm

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