Senior Software Engineer - Scan Core Engine at Contrast Security | Powderkeg

Location: Belfast

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.

Contrast is looking for Software Engineers at all levels to join our growing engineering team, based in River House on High Street, Belfast.

You will be responsible for the application of academic research into automated security analysis in our Scan product. You will work with other engineers as we increase language support in our scan engine, helping to design, implement and test new features to analyse and detect vulnerabilities in application code.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Strong Experience with one or more of Java, Kotlin, Rust or C#
  • A passion for programming languages and their design.
  • The right candidate will know the difference between compiled and interpreted languages and be knowledgeable about static and dynamically typing.
  • Ready to learn new things and are excited about challenging work. You’re happy to roll up your sleeves and read a language specification to help increase our code scanning capabilities.
  • Great communication skills - whether you’re talking to fellow engineers about the inner workings of the JVM, or a customer about the latest product features.
  • Good administrative skills to help organise the team's work.
  • Good at teaching and mentoring others as part of your day to day work.

About You:

  • You have a passion for understanding. You’re a strong systems thinker who strives to understand how things work and why
  • You have strong communication skills.
  • You ask questions, let others know when you need help, and tell others what you need.
  • You're a problem solver. You believe the best work is the result of finding the simplest solution to complex challenges.
  • You take pride in the work you produce - your code is clean, your designs are elegant and you are constantly refactoring.
  • You’re keen to both teach and learn - every day is a school day at Contrast. There are new colleagues to help get started, and new technologies, frameworks, ways of approaching problems to be considered.
  • You’re comfortable working in the cloud and have advanced knowledge modern CI/CD practices and technologies

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.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package (salary + equity)
  • A fun and dynamic environment where you work with other like minded people on products which make a real difference to the security of our customers
  • Free in-office lunches every day
  • Healthcare packages



**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 Software Engineer - Scan Core Engine
  • Company
    Contrast Security
  • Location
    Los Altos, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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