Shape Security is hiring a

Software Engineer, Web Security - Mt. View, CA

Mountain View, United States
Shape Security is scouting for a Software Engineer who is a passionate in cybersecurity and a professional who is looking to take on new challenges in the fast-evolving field of cybersecurity.

As a Software Engineer in the Professional Services team, you will be joining a company of professionals with diverse experiences and backgrounds who are dedicated to identify and stop automated attacks against web and mobile applications of the Fortune Global 2000.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze large websites and integrate Shape Security solution(s)
  • Configure web security solution(s) to optimize protection
  • Troubleshoot error conditions
  • Develop test cases to ensure effective protection

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
  • Master's degree in Computer Science preferred
  • 3 to 5 years of experience with web technologies
  • In-depth technical expertise in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, HTTP, and Ajax
  • Experience with client-side frameworks/libraries such as jQuery, Angular, React, and Backbone.js
  • Thinking critically, problem-solving, and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of networking

Bonus Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understanding of server-side libraries like PHP, Java, .NET, Node.js as well as RESTful APIs
  • Experience with web app testing tools for load, stress, and performance such as Selenium
  • Experience working with web debugging proxies such as Charles and Fiddler
  • Expertise in web security

The world’s leading financial, retail and travel companies and government agencies rely on Shape Security as their primary line of defense against fraud and attacks on their web and mobile applications. The Shape platform, covered by 45 patents, was designed to stop the most dangerous application attacks enabled by cybercriminal fraud tools, including credential stuffing (account takeover), product scraping, unauthorized aggregation, and other threats. Shape has prevented over $1 billion in fraud losses for its customers and protects more than 1.3 billion user accounts. Shape is headed by industry leaders from Google, Cisco, IBM, Raytheon, Palo Alto Networks, and the Pentagon.