Careers at Synack


Harnessing the power of man and machine, Synack provides a crowdsourced security solution with a group of ethical hackers protecting your business by thinking like your adversaries.


Jay Kaplan and Mark Kuhr were colleagues at the National Security Agency (NSA) for several years before leaving to launch the industry’s first solution to safely crowdsource vulnerability intelligence. They created Synack in May 2013. Later that year in August, Synack received $1.5 million dollars in seed funding. In April 2014, Synack secured $7.5 million of Series A funding led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. In February 2015, Synack received $25 million in Series B funding led by GGV Capital and Icon Ventures.

In April 2015, the CEO of Synack, Jack Kaplan, was named in the Forbes 30 Under 30. In May 2015, Synack secured the #21 position on the CNBC Disruptor list, the only cybersecurity company to make that prestigious list. In October that same year, Synack launched an integral component of their service – Hydra. Hydra paired dynamic human expertise with innovative vulnerability intelligence platform. In June 2016, Synack moved up on the CNBC Disruptor list by one place, now having the #20 position.

Synack has raised over $35 million to date and they employ just under 200 employees.