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Software Engineer - AppSec Admin Team

Snyk

Snyk

Software Engineering
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Every day, the world gets more digital thanks to tens of millions of developers building the future faster than ever. But with exponential growth comes exponential risk, as outnumbered security teams struggle to secure mountains of code. This is where Snyk (pronounced “sneak”) comes in. Snyk is a developer security platform that makes it easy for development teams to find, prioritize, and fix security vulnerabilities in code, dependencies, containers, and cloud infrastructure — and do it all right from the start. Snyk is on a mission to make the world a more secure place by empowering developers to develop fast and stay secure.

Joining Snyk means embracing our core values: One Team, Care Deeply, Customer Centric, and Forward Thinking. As a member of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to thrive in a dynamic environment where fostering collaboration, leading with empathy, driving business impact, and inspiring trust are at the heart of everything we do.

Our Opportunity


The AppSec Admin team sits in the Application Security division focused on leading Snyk into the Enterprise. Team AppSec Admin focuses on the tools used to manage Snyk at scale. We increase Snyk’s ability to manage, support, and sell its platform, allowing us to deliver the functionality and configuration necessary for each and every customer.

You’ll Spend Your Time:

  • Pair-programming and collaboratively building the services that power Snyk’s user experience.
  • Using best practices and new technologies to maintain and extend our existing services
  • Working across the full stack and entire development life cycle to build, test, deploy, and support high-quality, reliable, fast services
  • Collaborate on architectural decisions for performant and maintainable solutions
  • Promote code quality through reviews and best practices
  • Participating in our on-call rotation (compensated)

What You’ll Need:

  • Familiarity with Node.js, JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Go, or willing to learn
  • Commitment to code quality and constructive code reviews
  • Experience using Test-Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience collaborating on UX with members of a design team
  • Proactive attitude and accountability, along with an appreciation for independence
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and adapt to change
  • Comfortable with pair programming or willing to learn

We’d be Lucky if You:

  • Have experience developing with a security mindset
  • Enjoy data driven decision making and have an analytical mindset
  • Have helped scale a rapidly growing SaaS application
  • Have been a part of a globally distributed team
  • Have worked on large-scale distributed systems

We care deeply about the warm, inclusive environment we’ve created and we value diversity – we welcome applications from those typically underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this role but are not totally sure whether you’re the right person, do apply anyway!

About Snyk

Snyk is committed to creating an inclusive and engaging environment where our employees can thrive as we rally behind our common mission to make the digital world a safer place. From Snyk employee resource groups, to global benefits that help our employees prioritize their health, wellness, financial security, and a work/life blend, we aim to support our employees along their entire journeys here at Snyk.

Benefits & Programs

Prioritize health, wellness, financial security, and life balance with programs tailored to your location and role.

  • Flexible working hours, work-from home allowances, in-office perks, and time off for learning and self development
  • Generous vacation and wellness time off, country-specific holidays, and 100% paid parental leave for all caregivers
  • Health benefits, employee assistance plans, and annual wellness allowance
  • Country-specific life insurance, disability benefits, and retirement/pension programs, plus mobile phone and education allowances