Senior Node.js Software Engineer at Contrast Security | Powderkeg

Location: United States

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Engineering

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Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting software. Contrast's patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio, without disruptive scanning or expensive security experts. Only Contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development to operations, to production.

About the Position

We are looking for a talented software engineer with at least four years of experience developing Node.js applications using popular frameworks like Express, Fastify, Hapi, and/or Koa. You will get exposure to a variety of impactful projects from day one. You will be asked to contribute in a meaningful way from the minute you fire up your laptop and sync with our Git repositories. Our Node.js agent software engineers are some of the best and brightest individuals working with Node.js. We integrate deeply into the Node.js internals and instrument many popular web application frameworks and database connectors. An ideal candidate should have a solid understanding of Node.js internals, including the single-threaded event loop, and exposure to C++ or Rust to develop Node.js native modules.

Please include a link to your GitHub or Bitbucket account, or any links to some of your projects, if available.

This is a full-time position that can work remotely in the U.S.

Position Responsibilities

  • Provides technical leadership and insight to members of the Node.js agent team
  • Collaborates with the UI/UX and support teams to implement features and enhancements
  • Actively contributes to agile ceremonies, code reviews, and agent releases
  • Investigates third-party web frameworks and database drivers to research and implement instrumentation approaches
  • Builds web applications to test our agent in our automated pipeline
  • Collaborates with Contrast security engineers to implement Node.js application vulnerability rules and/or specifications
  • Participates in the Node.js open source community

Position Requirements

  • At least 6 years of industry experience as a software engineer with a minimum of 4 years working with Node.js
  • Writing and troubleshooting Node.js services built with one or more popular frameworks, such as Express, Hapi, Koa, and/or Fastify
  • Agile software development processes and ceremonies
  • Software collaboration tools such as GitHub Jira, Confluence, and Slack
  • Experience writing GitHub Actions or similar DevOps automation
  • DevOps experience with AWS to support automated functional testing or application operations
  • Linux, Docker, and cloud-based deploymentProductive and self-sufficient in a remote-first hybrid work environment

You’ll wow us by providing real examples that demonstrate your passion for

  • Securing web applications using best practices and concepts
  • Problem-solving - You take great pleasure in finding the simplest elegant solution to a complex problem
  • User experience - you enjoy thinking through how the user will interact with what you're building
  • Awareness of the big picture - you like to understand how the code you write interacts with systems and services, both internally and externally
  • Develop Node.js native modules using C++ or Rust
  • All things String-related... specifically String literals, String objects - this is how we track vulnerabilities
  • Assimilating a deep understanding of the Node.js architecture and interior features.

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply



**We are changing the world of software security. ** _ **Do it with us. **_

We believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their business.

If you’re looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you’ll love Contrast Security.

Contrast Security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Contrast Security is an equal opportunity employer and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Node.js Software Engineer
  • Company
    Contrast Security
  • Location
    Los Altos, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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