Careers at Payatu

We're always looking for talented individuals to join our team, we'll help you grow as we do too.

Careers at Payatu

We're always looking for talented individuals to join our team, we'll help you grow as we do too.

Think you've got what it takes to join us
on this journey?

Open positions

Why Join Payatu ?


Join if
- You want to be led not managed
- You understand the value of working and growing together
- Your overall growth as a professional matters to you more than your package
- You care more about freedom, culture, environment than bean bags and gym.
- You are passionate to learn, grow and make your mark in the cybersecurity domain.
- You feel fulfilled and happy by contributing time, effort and knowledge with the security community
- You understand that patience, hard work, commitment, and persistence is the only way to achieve success
- You want an ocean of opportunities to learn, grow, share and connect with like-minded people across the world
- You care about trust within the team and get due credit for the work and achievements.
- You love security research and breaking things.

Benefits of working here

The Bandit Team:

A close-knit family that encourages each other to achieve their best. A team that enjoys each others success and that gives us numerous occasions to celebrate. We work hard and party harder. Our amazing team is winning business and hearts all around the world with their high-quality deliverable, community contributions and being fine trustworthy professional

Our Culture :

While our team members are rocking the fields of their chosen disciplines, our value keeps them humble and responsible. Our Professionalism and strong work ethics give trust to our clients across the globe and industries in securing their assets. We care for our family as much as we care for our clients and community. Being trustable and responsible for our work in the discipline of security is part of our culture at Payatu.

The Journey of Bandits (career path) :

At Payatu, we mean business. All our team members are at the front line of the business which helps them to understand the industry and business dynamics. We encourage our team members to experiment with new concepts, take complete responsibility and accountability to transform it into a value proposition. We understand that failures, success, innovation and contribution to the community are all part of the process. We help our team members to pursue their chosen disciplines and mentor them to become experts.

Workplace benefits we extend :

  • Diverse learning opportunities
  • No dress code
  • Flexible timing and work from home option
  • Flexible leave policy
  • Flat organization structure with no hierarchy
  • Freedom to choose your path of development and research
  • We encourage & fund the security research and development efforts incepted at Payatu
  • Showcasing our research and findings at international hacking conferences is our nature
  • Logistics assistance on submitting your research to an international conference.
  • Be a part of nullcon Goa and hardware.io Netherlands crew and meet/interact with world-class researchers.
  • Work on security research domain of your expertise and get paid for it too.
  • Research ideas to execution support

Current Openings

Join our amazing team

Fullstack Developer - Location :Pune

We believe writing code is an art. If you are an artist who writes code like how Picasso painted, Shakespeare wrote poetry and all the Gods of heaven, earth and hell will have to pause and say, here lives a great artist whos code is a living example of excellence of work, present us with your art by sharing your code repository.

Who we are:

We are a bunch of young and passionate folks who are driven by the power of the latest and innovative technologies in IoT, AI/ML, Blockchain, and many other advanced technologies. We are in the mission of making the Cyberworld safe for every organization, product, and individual.

Who are you:

You are a master of all trade. You eat, sleep, and drink code. You are passionate about converting an idea into an awesome product. You are thrilled with the power of technology and how it can change the world for the betterment of people's lives. You have curiosity in your DNA, and you love to stay in touch with the latest development technologies.

What we look for:

  •   - Your expertise is your primary qualification, not your degree or certification.
  •   - Your publicly known contributions are your credentials.
  •   - Papers you have written, the tools you have developed, are your references.
  •   - Your write-up reflects your interests and ethics.
  •   - Your code repository and blog are the testimonies of your work.
  •   - You are learning from the community and enthusiastically contributing back.

What you will do:

  •   - Develop an excellent, well-engineered product and an awesome web interface.
  •   - Make architecture and design decisions.
  •   - Write exceptional code and fix any bugs along the way.
  •   - Follow new technologies as they come to the surface and make sure you can utilize them.

The technical skill you should have:

  •   - Proven working experience in web programming.
  •   - Strong sense of web design and attuned to the fundamentals of user experience.
  •   - Familiarity with the whole web stack.
  •   - Highly experienced with server-side technologies & languages such as node.js, Python + Django or Golang.
  •   - Hands-on experience of front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML, jQuery)
  •   - Experience with cloud development (esp. AWS/Azure)
  •   - Experience in API design and development
  •   - Knowledge of new technology paradigms (e.g., serverless, containers, microservices)
  •   - A solid understanding of web application security.

You should apply if:

  •   - You love building web applications, end to end!
  •   - You like automating stuff
  •   - You like writing tools
  •   - You are self-motivated and pro-active with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities.

Sales Executive - Location :Pune

"Don't Wish It Was Easier, Wish You Were Better. Don't Wish for Fewer Problems, Wish for More Skills. Don't Wish for Fewer Challenges, Wish for More Wisdom." We are guided by these words of wisdom and looking for a hungry, ambitious, and resourceful sales professional who wants to be an integral part of this challenging and fascination journey.

We are a bunch of young and passionate folks who are driven by the power of the latest and innovative technologies in IoT, AI/ML, Blockchain, and many other advanced technologies. We are in the mission of making Cyberworld safe for every organization, product, and individual.

Who are you?

You are a charismatic young creative hustler who loves to meet and engage with people. You understand that sales are all about building trust and rapport. You realize that business is more about helping a customer and solving their problem then only making a profit. You want to grow your career in the hyper growing cybersecurity industry.

You are a perfect fit for this if:
  • - You have 2-3 years of IT industry experience as a sales professional.
  • - You enjoy helping others.
  • - You are a team player who gels well in the team.
  • - You are always the friendliest one among the strangers.
  • - You are an amazing storyteller who can mesmerize people through your fascinating stories.
  • - Sales and negotiation skills are in your DNA.
  • - You are expectantly good with numbers.
  • - You are a creative thinker who can make people smile by using unorthodox ideas.
  • - You are extremely organized about anything you do.
  • - You are obsessed with learning and growing in the sales filed.
  • - You read sales and self-help books and blogs.
  • - You have a role model whose path you want to follow.
  • - You are a technology enthusiast and stay updated about new technology innovations.
  • - You love to find out efficient solutions for laborious work.
  • - You have a proven track record of sales.
  • - You are comfortable with carrying sales targets and have consistently achieved your targets.
  • - You have the tenacity to develop ideas independently and thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • - You appreciate the rewards, satisfaction, and freedoms that a successful sales career can bring.
What will you do?
  • - Learn about company product and service offerings.
  • - Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction.
  • - Develop a sales goal and ensure they are met.
  • - Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs.
  • - Find out and build rapport with decision-makers with prospects.
  • - Build long-term relationships with new prospects and existing customers.
  • - Create contract-winning proposals for current and prospective clients.
  • - Attend weekly sales team meetings and provide information to management about sales figures, KPI, goals, and obstacles.
  • - Attend conference, meeting and industry events to build a network and to promote our offerings.
  • - Identifies trendsetter ideas by researching industry and related events, publications, and announcements
  • - Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks
  • - Responsible for the entire sales cycle starting from lead generation, submitting the proposal, negotiating with the client and closing the order

If you have all the traits that we are looking for, then what are you waiting for? Let's talk! Please send us your resume along with some of your references to be a part of our success journey.

You can include these questions;
  1. What is your monthly/quarterly sales target?
  2. What is the percentage of the fix/variable pay structure you have?
  3. What are sales KPI apart from sales targets?
  4. Would you be able to provide 10 client references after the interview? The answer should be in (Yes/No)
  5. What are your primary prospecting/lead generation methods?

Project Leader - Location :Pune

Payatu’s goal is to create an environment where every organization and individual feels empowered, safe, and secure in the cyber-world. This means building a powerful eco-system combining people, process, and technology, enabled by knowledge and wisdom to achieve our objective. To transport Payatu’s vision into reality, we invite smart, talented, and passionate people to join us in this journey and take it to the next level.
We are in need of a guardian angel for our bandits - someone who is thoughtful, empathetic, and experienced and will be responsible for the tactical and strategic management of the team. We are looking for a project/bandit leader who can promptly accept change and make decisions. As the bandit leader, you will be responsible for the initiation, implementation, and timely and correct completion of projects. You will monitor and report on the progress of projects. In this position, you will also drive a continuous improvement culture. Your role would be to support the company to advance in quality, efficiency, and service orientation. You will be the face of the company and will be responsible for taking the Payatu image to the next level.
Who are you?
– A technical genius with a drive to lead people
– A passionate cybersecurity professional with an unruly desire to do good
– Extremely calm under pressure
– A challenging environment allows your real strength to shine
– Incredibly organized and detail-oriented
– You are Impressive communicator with a passion for a meeting, interacting and influence people
– Your hunger and curiosity drive you to be self-educating and self-motivated
– You think outside the box to find and develop new and creative solutions
– You understand the difference between leading and managing people
What will you do?:
– You will lead our projects and delight our highly quality conscious customers with successful project execution and delivery
– You will be responsible for developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders, and ensuring technical feasibility.
– Establish and manage a pragmatic, detailed plan (schedule) to ensure the projects are executed on time and meet the client's goals
– Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques
– Ensure resource availability and allocation
– Deliver results within stipulated timelines
– Communicate well using verbal and written skills, within and out of the team
– With your enthusiasm and positive attitude, you will motivate the team to work together and deliver the best result
– Understand and explain the assessment report to higher management with impact on business and compliance status
– Identify the new business opportunity while working with the client
– You will help the business development team to create a statement of work
– Keep up with new research and share the same with the community
What should you have?
– Strong fundamentals of OS, network/application protocols
– Stronghold on web/mobile/cloud application security concept and penetration testing skills
– Stronghold on network infrastructure security assessment
– Excellent command over at least one programming/scripting language
– You have experience in working with the service and consulting industry
Why you will love working here:
We are in a world that is ever-changing. The only constant thing is our need for connections. Payatu is a believer in creating a creative, inspiring, and fun environment where people can work, grow, and live. How do we achieve it? Through our team of exceptionally talented, motivated, and lively people that embrace the cybersecurity spirit and work together in making the digitally connected world a secure place. We face challenges together and we win together. Payatu is the perfect place for you if you seek purpose, mastery, and autonomy in your work environment.

Security Researchers - Location :Pune

Are you passionate about breaking network and application? Are you someone who eats, drinks, breathes and dreams security? If yes, then Payatu is the place for you. We are always in search of passionate people to expand our renowned Bandit family at Payatu. In the quest for Bandits, here is an excellent opportunity we would like to share with you. We looking for security researchers with interest/expertise in one or more of the following:
– Web exploitation
– Network exploitation
– Vulnerability and Exploit research
– Hardware exploitation and penetration testing
– Reverse engineering of binaries and proprietary protocols
– Radio/wireless security analysis and exploitation along with GNURadio experience
– SCADA/ICS Security
– Blockchain security
– DevSecOps
– AWS/Azure cloud security
– Big Data Security
Job requirements:
– Researching and coming up with new exploitation techniques
– Security assessment of products/services in your area of expertise
– Writing a proof of concept tools
– Submitting and Showcasing your research at conferences
– Documenting new attack techniques and research
You should apply if you:
– Are passionate about your area of expertise and self-driven
– Have the knack of finding security bugs in everything you touch
– Love working for the end result and not the effort put in
– Like automating stuff
– Like writing tools
– Are comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment
– Have good written and verbal communication skills and ability to express your thoughts clearly
– Have the ability to work independently and meet project schedule and deadlines
Min. Criteria for applying:
– No bar on educational qualification
– You must have a proven track record in security
– You should have authored a security tool/plugin
or
– Spoken at security conferences where papers are selected through CFP
– Written research papers, books, blogs, articles etc
– An active member of any security community or group
– Working on something on your own in your field apart from official work
– Written and submitted exploits in ExploitDB, Securityfocus and other available forums
– Regularly participate in CTFs and bug bounties

Electronics/IoT Security Researchers - Location :Pune

Are you passionate about breaking the hardware? Are you someone who eats, drinks, breathes and dreams security? If yes, then Payatu is the place for you. We are always in search of passionate people to expand our renowned Bandit family at Payatu.
In the quest for Bandits, we are looking for individuals passionate about breaking IoT products to join our esteemed team. Here is an excellent opportunity we would like to share with you.
What we look for
– Your expertise is your primary qualification, not your degree or certification
– Your publicly known contributions are your credentials
– Papers you have written, tools you have developed are your references
– Your write-up reflects your interests and ethics
– Your published exploits, your CTF scores and hall of fame listings are the testimonies of your work
– Your research papers published and presented at conferences
– You are learning from the community and enthusiastically contributing back
What you will do:
– Reverse Engineer circuits
– Identify debug interfaces and components on boards
– Extract firmware from black box hardware
– Back your findings with Proof-of-concept exploits
– Collect evidence and maintain a detailed write-up of the findings
– Explain and demonstrate vulnerabilities to system owners
– Provide appropriate remediation and mitigations of the identified vulnerabilities
– Individually or collaboratively review the system designs, source code, configurations, communications for security gaps.
– Deliver results within stipulated timelines.
– Sharpen your saw with continuous research, learning, training on the latest tools and techniques, keeping up with new research and sharing the same with the ecosystem.
– Communicate well using verbal and written skills, within and out of the team
The technical skill you should have:
– Stronghold on reverse engineering ARM/MIPS/x86 code
– Stronghold on Android/iOS security
– Good command of at least one programming language
– Knowledge of radio chips and protocols
– Understanding of Web/Mobile/Cloud application security concept would be plus
You should apply if:
– You have Passion for making and breaking hardware
– You have a history of publishing or presenting good research
– You have the knack of finding security bugs in everything you touch
– You like writing tools
– You like automating stuff
– You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to express your thoughts clearly
– You have the skill to articulate and present technical things in business language
– You can work independently as well as within a team and meet project schedule and deadlines
– You have strong problem solving, troubleshooting and analysis skills
– You are passionate about your area of expertise and self-driven
– You are comfortable working in the dynamic and fast-paced work environment
– You are Self-driven, proactive, hardworking, team-player
– You are working on something on your own in your field apart from official work.

Embedded + Python Developer (For IoT Security Product) - Location :Pune

ATTENTION! Any Python+Embedded dev hacker wants to work on one of the most interesting IoT security products at one of the most interesting Security Companies in the world. Send your resume to us.

Who?
1. Expertise in python and embedded development
2. Experience in electronics/hardware design
3. Passion for IoT and security
4. Problem Solver
5. Radio/SDR programming will be a plus
6. Experience with IoT protocols like MQTT, CoAP, BACNet, ZigBee, ZWave, WirelessHART, Thread will be a plus
7. Should have some community contribution – Open source code, Research, talks/workshops at conferences.
8. A bandit.

What?
IoT Security Product being developed at Payatu

When?
Yesterday

Where?
Pune

Why?
Because we are going where no one has gone before. Oh! and we work hard and Party harder!

How?
Submit your resume.

Security Consultant with expertise in web security assessment - Location :Pune

Are you passionate about breaking the application? Are you someone who eats, drinks, breathes and dreams security (bug bounties)? If yes, then Payatu is the place for you. We are always in search of passionate people to expand our renowned Bandit family at Payatu. In the quest for Bandits, here is an excellent opportunity we would like to share with you.
What we look for
– Your expertise is your primary qualification, not your degree or certification
– Your publicly known contributions are your credentials
– Papers you have written, tools you have developed are your references
– Your write-up reflects your interests and ethics
– Your published exploits, your CTF scores and hall of fame listings are the testimonies of your work
– Your research paper published and presented at conferences
– You are learning from the community and enthusiastically contributing back
What you will do:
– Security assessment of web application and web service on various platforms.
– Back your findings with Proof-of-concept exploits
– Collect evidence and maintain a detailed write-up of the findings
– Understand and explain the results with impact on business and compliance status
– Explain and demonstrate vulnerabilities to application/system owners
– Provide appropriate remediation and mitigations of the identified vulnerabilities
– Individually or collaboratively review the system designs, source code, configurations, communications for security gaps.
– Deliver results within stipulated timelines.
– Sharpen your saw with continuous research, learning, training on the latest tools and techniques, keeping up with new research and sharing the same with the ecosystem.
– Communicate well using verbal and written skills, within and out of the team
The skill you should have:
– Strong fundamental of application and network protocols
– Stronghold on Web application security concept and penetration testing skill
– Good command of at least one programming language
– Good understanding of OWASP Top 10 and other web related vulnerabilities as well as logic flaws
– Hands-on experience in performing penetration testing of web-based application preferably in the financial domain
– Good to have experience in working alongside the development/QA teams
– Good report writing and presentation skills
– Should be able to suggest optimum security improvements to application components
You should apply if:
– 1-2 years of experience in web application and web service security assessment
– You have a history of publishing or presenting good research
– You have the knack of finding security bugs in everything you touch
– You like automating stuff
– You like writing tools
– You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to express your thoughts clearly
– You have the skill to articulate and present technical things in business language
– You can work independently as well as within a team and meet project schedule and deadlines
– You have Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and analysis skills
– You are passionate about your area of expertise and self-driven
– You are comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment
– You are Self-driven, proactive, hardworking, team-player
– You are working on something on your own in your field apart from official work

Senior Security Consultant with expertise in web, mobile and network assessment - Location :Pune

Are you passionate about breaking network and application? Are you someone who eats, drinks, breathes and dreams security? If yes, then Payatu is the place for you. We are always in search of passionate people to expand our renowned Bandit family at Payatu. In the quest for Bandits, here is an excellent opportunity we would like to share with you.
What we look for
– Your expertise is your primary qualification, not your degree or certification
– Your publicly known contributions are your credentials
– Papers you have written, tools you have developed are your references
– Your write-up reflects your interests and ethics
– Your published exploits, your CTF scores and hall of fame listings are the testimonies of your work
– Your research paper published and presented at conferences
– You are learning from the community and enthusiastically contributing back
What you will do:
– Security assessment of web/mobile/cloud application on various platforms and network infrastructure
– Back your findings with Proof-of-concept exploits
– Collect evidence and maintain a detailed write-up of the findings
– Understand and explain the results with impact on business and compliance status
– Explain and demonstrate vulnerabilities to application/system owners
– Provide appropriate remediation and mitigations of the identified vulnerabilities
– Individually or collaboratively review the system designs, source code, configurations, communications for security gaps.
– Deliver results within stipulated timelines.
– Sharpen your saw with continuous research, learning, training on latest tools and techniques, keeping up with new research and sharing the same with the ecosystem.
– Communicate well using verbal and written skills, within and out of the team
The technical skill you should have:
– Strong fundamental of OS, network/application protocols
– Stronghold on Web/Mobile/Cloud application security concept and penetration testing skill
– Stronghold on Network Infrastructure security assessment
– Good command of at least one programming language
You should apply if:
– You have a history of publishing or presenting good research
– You have the knack of finding security bugs in everything you touch
– You like automating stuff
– You like writing tools
– You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to express your thoughts clearly
– You have the skill to articulate and present technical things in business language
– You can work independently as well as within a team and meet project schedule and deadlines
– You have Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and analysis skills
– You are passionate about your area of expertise and self-driven
– You are comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment
– You are Self-driven, proactive, hardworking, team-player
– You are working on something on your own in your field apart from official work

Vulnerability and Exploit Researcher - Location :Pune

Are you passionate about breaking software? Are you someone who eats, drinks, breathes and dreams security? If yes, then Payatu is the place for you. We are always in search of passionate people to expand our renowned Bandit family at Payatu. In the quest for Bandits. We looking for individuals passionate about vulnerability discovery, reverse engineering, and exploit development to join our esteemed team. Here is an excellent opportunity we would like to share with you.

What we look for
– Your expertise is your primary qualification, not your degree or certification
– Your publicly known contributions are your credentials
– Papers you have written, tools you have developed are your references
– Your write-up reflects your interests and ethics
– Your published exploits, your CTF scores and hall of fame listings are the testimonies of your work
– Your research paper published and presented at conferences
– You are learning from the community and enthusiastically contributing back
What you will do:
– Discover and exploit vulnerabilities affecting high profile commercial and consumer software.
– Attack vector enumeration of the target application
– Static or dynamic analysis of the target application
– Reverse engineer, debug and identify of vulnerabilities.
– Writing exploitation code and technical documentation.
The technical skill you should have:
– Strong fundamental of Operating System Concept i.e. Process Management, Memory Management, File system management etc.
– You have a thorough understanding of a wide range of vulnerability classes
– The ability to read and understand x86/x64 assembly code
– Demonstrated ability to discover zero-day vulnerabilities in modern software
– Demonstrated ability to exploit modern software
– Knowledge in exploitation technology, such as Shellcode, Heap Spray, ROP etc.
– Proficiency with reverse engineering tools like debuggers, IDA Pro.
– Solid programming skills with languages such as C, C++, Python or Ruby is required
You should apply if:
– You have a history of publishing or presenting good research
– You have the knack of finding security bugs in everything you touch
– You like automating stuff
– You like writing tools
– You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to express your thoughts clearly
– You have the ability to work independently as well as within a team and meet project schedule and deadlines
– You have Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and analysis skills
– You are passionate about your area of expertise and self-driven
– You are comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment
– You are Self-driven, proactive, hardworking, team-player
– You are working on something on your own in your field apart from official work

Inside Sales Executive - Location Pune

Kickstart your career in Cybersecurity and be part of Payatu’s global growth.

We are a global, cybersecurity consulting firm. Our services are powered through our extensive research and development. Payatu is the organizer of two of the world’s most prestigious conferences, Hardwarde.io, and nullcon. Cybersecurity market is expected to reach USD 261.07 billion by 2024. It's now an integral part of every single organization across the world. We are looking for a smart, hungry Inside Sales representative to join our sales team. This position is based out of Payatu’s Pune office. You will be an out of the box thinker, have excellent English verbal and written skills, and be confident in establishing relationships with prospects in Australia. Ideally, you should have 2 to 3 years inside sales or customer service experience working for a multinational company, and be able to communicate with customers that are based out of UK, USA, and Australia. Prior sales experience isn’t a must. We are willing to coach and mentor the right candidate.

Roles and Responsibilities:
-Identifying sales opportunities through primary, secondary research including building up and maintaining the prospects database
-Identify key decision-makers within target organizations
-Establish and maintain a relationship with the clients
-Generate qualified leads through cold calling, email, and social selling
-Schedule 1:1 meetings with customers for the field sales team
-Maintain sales activity records in CRM
-Meet weekly and quarterly sales targets and log all prospecting activity in CRM
-Update your job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks
-Must be able to work during Australian business hours.
-Position the value of Payatu’s service offerings to prospects and partners
Skill Requirement:
-Must have experience with communicating over the phone
-Be hungry and have the desire to learn
-Must be aggressive and dynamic with the right attitude
- Must be confident and should have a pleasing personality.
-Write enticing emails clearly articulating the value of Payatu’s offering

Think you've got what it takes to join us
on this journey?

Send your resume to [email protected]

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