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Software Engineer- Discovery Team

Salt Security

Salt Security

Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

Salt Security is the original API Security vendor pioneering the market as the first vendor in 2018. Since then we have exhibited hyper-growth in a number of customers, threats stopped, and revenue. We saw API security as the security battleground of the future years ago as APIs started to form the foundation of the application innovation needed to drive business success today. Across banks, retail and transportation, IoT, autonomous vehicles, and smart cities, every modern app depends on APIs. Attackers realize APIs are the conduits to all sorts of valuable data and services – within the year, APIs are predicted to be the number one application threat vector. Without secure APIs, businesses cannot rapidly innovate. Salt Security has delivered the only patented solution to discover all APIs and their exposed data, stop API attackers, and provide remediation details for dev teams to write more secure APIs.

At Salt, we’re passionate about what we do. We work as a team and embrace new ideas, wherever they come from. We also enjoy all the benefits of a startup environment, including quickly seeing the results of your work, making an outsized impact on our company, and solving diverse challenges.

Want to make a big difference? We encourage you to apply!

Why join us NOW

APIs form the foundation of the application innovation needed to drive business success today. Across banks, retail and transportation, IoT, autonomous vehicles, and smart cities, every web and mobile app depends on APIs. Without secure APIs, businesses cannot rapidly innovate. Salt Security has delivered the only patented solution to identify and prevent API attacks, using Big Data and AI to thwart this top threat to businesses today.

We are backed by the best investors in the world (YCombinator, S-Capital, Tenaya, Sequoia, Capital G, and more) and recently achieved a $1.4B valuation.

We have an amazing customer base - https://salt.security/customers and we’re at a unique sweet spot in a startup’s lifecycle - the demand from customers is huge, yet our team is small and super-high quality.

We are growing fast, and the opportunity window to join as a member of the core team is closing.

We have many challenges we have not yet tackled, waiting for talented and passionate people to own.

We have many leading positions still to fill.

Our org structure is constantly evolving to meet our business needs, creating many opportunities to grow.

Now is the opportunity to be a partner in this growth and help shape the future of Salt Security as the world’s leader in API security.

Who We are

At Salt, we’re passionate about what we do. We work as a team and embrace new ideas, wherever they come from. We also enjoy all the benefits of a startup environment, including quickly seeing the results of your work, making an outsized impact on our company, and solving a diverse set of engineering challenges.

Want to make a big difference? We encourage you to apply!

About the position

As an engineer in the discovery team, you'll work closely with developers, data scientists, researchers, and security analysts to learn and secure APIs. You'll design and code new capabilities and features, implement statistical and ML algorithms and improve our system to support the rapidly growing scale

Our challenges involve near real-time stream processing of large volumes of data that grows every day.

We believe in full ownership of our tasks - from design and coding to deployment and monitoring in production. It's all yours!

Salt's engineers are experienced, highly motivated, fast learners and are super fun to work with.

If you are passionate about solving problems, writing neat code, implementing state-of-the-art algorithms, and dealing with high-scale challenges - your place is with us

To learn more about Salt Security's R&D - tap here!

Who are you?

1. 5+ years of software engineering experience (1+ years in Scala/Java/C#/Node.js/Go).

2. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or equivalent), or relevant military background.

3. Experienced in designing, developing, and debugging complex, distributed systems (cloud-native, microservices, event-driven).

4. Experience with developing large-scale, data-oriented applications.

5. Experience in data engineering.

6. Passion for writing clean, extensible, and robust code.

Preferred (but not mandatory) experience:

1. Hands-on experience with Kafka and the various technologies in its ecosystem (Kafka streams, Kafka connect, etc.) or similar technology - big advantage.

2. MongoDB

3. Docker/Kubernetes

4. Experience with full stack development (React)