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Software Security Engineer at Sporttrade - Washington DC / Philadelphia, USA / Remote

Salary $65k – $75k

Job Description

Hello! We’re looking to hire a Software Security Engineer that will help us maintain a stable and safe backend system in production.

Our ideal candidate is someone who embodies our mantra; “Attitude to Innovate”. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced engineer who’s looking to play a major role at a quickly growing company that’s poised to fundamentally change how Americans bet on sports.

A bit about us:

We’ve built a marketplace where people trade on the outcomes of sports events, and then can track their bets in real-time. We’re disrupting the centuries-old casino and sportsbook industry by replacing the bookie with a marketplace of sports fans. We have built our iOS application, raised funding, and now we’re looking to scale our development team to deliver a user-experience that’s second to none.

Why The Role Is Important To Us

Data Privacy is of upmost importance to us. We’re looking for a team member with the experience of building PCI compliant systems and understands the obligation we have to our users to keep their data secure.

We’re looking for someone who demonstrates the interest, drive, and desire to keep learning new things and continually get better. With that in mind, here’s what you’ll be doing, day-to-day:

Work closely with our CTO, Greg, in building and testing backend architecture, Spearhead efforts alongside team members to penetrate and address potential areas of vulnerability in both API and cloud infrastructure Build, scale and monitor our AWS resources

If you’re interested in the position, tell us a bit about yourself, the projects you’ve worked on and a few words on why you’d like to work with us.

What we’re looking for:

Required Qualifications:

5+ years experience in software engineering 3+ years experience in system, network and/or application security engineering 3+ years experience developing secure backend systems / infrastructure in AWS Experience building standalone APIs tailored to various types of clients Consistent track record implementing security solutions at the business unit level Excellent knowledge of Linux/Unix Knowledge of Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, TACACS, ISPEC, SNMP, SYSLOG) Capable of making production-grade design decisions prioritizing the ability of the system to scale Proficiency in SQL and SQL-like databases

Preferred Qualifications Previous experience building PCI compliant systems within payments realm, e.g. payment gateways, processors, card issuers, banks, etc. Professional experience and detailed technical knowledge in multiple areas of: security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography and application security Experience with service-oriented architecture and web services security Experience with the application of threat modeling or other risk identification techniques Experience with other cloud providers (AWS is required) Experience securing API’s with Firebase authentication Experience with container orchestration platforms like ECS or Kubernetes Proficiency in Golang and Nodejs