WhiteHat Security is hiring a

Backend Software Engineer

Belfast, United Kingdom

What we're looking for:

You are a curious person and have great attention to detail.  You are eager to increase your knowledge of software development by learning new, and cutting-edge technologies like React, Go, Docker and ML, and would like to apply them to build a modern SaaS product that helps protect Web and Mobile applications from being hacked. You have a personal goal of becoming a full-stack engineer and want to work in a DevOps focused environment. You thrive in a busy environment, are confident, methodical and are not afraid to ask questions.

At WhiteHat, our engineers play a direct role in the direction of the products and services, and work across multiple groups to implement fresh ideas. We encourage collaboration between cross-functional teams to build products that assist our customers to manage their Application Security posture. We value a collaborative team culture, autonomy and a strong sense of ownership.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Build, optimize and improve the next generation of core technologies that power the WhiteHat Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) service
  • Use modern architectural patterns such as micro-services to build highly scalable and reliable solutions to scan web applications, APIs and other applications to identify vulnerabilities
  • Research the use of appropriate technologies to solve key Dynamic Application Security problems
  • Deliver performant, reliable, scalable, and secure code through Test Driven Development (TDD) and automation
  • Collaborate with different teams on all aspects of software development - from requirements gathering to release into production


What we value:

  • BS (MS Preferred) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Must have 2 or more years of experience as a software developer with demonstrated success in a fast-paced development environment
  • Experience with one or more programming languages such as JavaScript, C++, Python, Go, Java, C#
  • Knowledge of Node.js and server side JavaScript development would be a big plus
  • Experience with modern web frameworks – React, Angular, Bootstrap
  • Working knowledge of front end technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Experience with test driven development (TDD) and test frameworks – JUnit, Selenium, Mocha.js, Jest, Ginkgo
  • Experience using SQL and RDMS (PostgreSQL preferred)
  • Experience with development on Linux or another Unix variant

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