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ThreatX’s API protection platform makes the world safer by protecting APIs from all threats, including DDoS attempts, bot attacks, API abuse, exploitations of known vulnerabilities, and zero-day attacks. Its multi-layered detection capabilities accurately identify malicious actors and dynamically initiate appropriate action. ThreatX effectively and efficiently protects APIs for companies in every industry across the globe. For more information, visit: https://www.threatx.com/.


JOB DESCRIPTION

Description

IDEAL LOCATIONS: Denver Metro/Boston Metro

ThreatX is seeking talented and highly motivated candidates to fill a Senior Software Developer position in our development engineering team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design, development enhancement, and operational support of major components of the ThreatX Web Application and API Protection (WAAP) Platform. The position works with the existing core technology platform (including provisioning systems and realtime analysis and correlation engines, primarily written in Rust), the ThreatX web management and analytics dashboard (primarily written in React / TypeScript), and code-management / deployment tools (Git, Webpack, Cargo, etc.) to design, develop, test, and deploy software to our production environment. The ideal candidate must have excellent software development skills, a demonstrated ability to learn multiple development languages, and a keen understanding of security tools and techniques. This senior level role requires demonstrated ability to work with a high degree of autonomy designing, developing, and maintaining advanced modules within a large distributed system. Like most of the world, we’re working remotely these days, so communication skills—both verbal and written—are critical. At ThreatX, we’re proud of our technology, and of our startup culture. The right candidate will need exemplary skills, a strong work ethic, and intrinsic motivation to thrive here. If you love what you do and want to join a team of people who are changing the world of application and API protection, drop us a resume.

Must-Haves

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong (expert level) software engineering skills in web server or distributed systems applications using a language such as Rust, C/C++, Java, Golang, Node.js, Python, or similar.
  • We’re a Rust shop, so candidates with excellent programming skills must be eager and willing to learn Rust. (We’ll help!).
  • Experience writing and maintaining applications with significant document-oriented database interactions.
  • We use MongoDB heavily here, so candidates must be eager and willing to ramp up in MongoDB. (We’ll help!)
  • Strong fundamentals in full-stack web development technologies (HTML / CSS / JavaScript, modern browser frameworks such as Angular / Vue / React, browser security model, Client - Server design best practices, RESTful API design).
  • We’re a React shop, so candidates must be eager and willing to learn React too. (We’ll help!).
  • Proven ability to learn and become productive in a new project quickly.
  • BS in Computer Science / Engineering or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years (or equivalent) of professional software development experience.

Nice-to-Haves

  • Proficiency in most or all of our technology stack – Rust, MongoDB, React, Docker.
  • Secure coding expertise (OWASP).
  • Knowledge of perimeter security products and solutions.
  • Knowledge of malware analysis methods or experience in forensics and log analysis.
  • Data science and machine learning experience.
  • Network/socket programming knowledge and experience.
  • Knowledge of Windows/UNIX/Linux/Solaris operating systems and networking technology.

Responsibilities

  • Enhance product capabilities within ThreatX platform components.
  • Ensure the timely design, development, test, and deployment of new components, as needed, to fulfill customer and market requirements.
  • Share responsibility for the deployment, maintenance, and tier-3 support of the ThreatX platform.
  • Work with senior management and other engineers to ensure efficacy, compatibility, and performance across the ThreatX platform.
  • Participate in standups, reviews, and sprint kickoff activities for product releases.
  • Follow the ThreatX change management process.
  • Serve as subject matter expert for the ThreatX product and service.
  • Support ThreatX’s commitment to create an outstanding experience for all our customers.

About ThreatX

ThreatX’s API protection platform makes the world safer by protecting APIs from all threats, including DDoS attempts, bot attacks, API abuse, exploitations of known vulnerabilities, and zero-day attacks. Its multi-layered detection capabilities accurately identify malicious actors and dynamically initiate appropriate action. ThreatX effectively and efficiently protects APIs for companies in every industry across the globe. For more information, visit: https://www.threatx.com/.

Benefits

ThreatX offers competitive benefits based on our stage company. Benefits we offer include: health, dental, and vision insurance; unlimited paid time-off; flexible and health spending accounts; dependent care account; disability coverage; and life insurance. ThreatX is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

State of Colorado Applicants: This position has an annual salary with a base compensation range between $125k and $140k. Additional benefits include bonus potential, equity, paid time off, medical, dental and vision plans, and other benefits.

INTERVIEW PROCESS

We have worked hard to make our interview process equitable and low-stress. We do not do white-boarding sessions during the interview process but what candidates should expect is:

  • 45 min introductory call with ThreatX Director of Engineering
  • Small take home challenge
  • Meet the ThreatX Engineering team

DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

Here at ThreatX, it doesn’t matter what you look like, where you come from, or what you believe. What matters is your attitude of collaboration. Diversity is a celebration of the unique points of view that make us stronger, together. 

Our goal of protecting the Web Applications and APIs that run the world requires examining solutions from multiple perspectives. ThreatX is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

As we build our team, we’re intentionally selecting contributors who can help us see problems and solutions from all angles. We’re doing this by diversifying our recruiting pipeline, asking questions—and listening to answers organization-wide, maintaining transparency, and making sure everyone feels welcomed and supported. It’s our vision that ThreatX will be known as an open and inclusive organization that not only attracts but supports and celebrates individuals of all backgrounds, abilities, and orientations.

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