Senior Software Engineer, Node.js

  • Imperva
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Sep 20, 2019
Information Technology

Job Description


Imperva, Inc.

Prevoty is looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our team. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will play a central role in the design and development of our security products. The ideal candidate will have a passion for development, a drive to fully understand the inner workings of each of the technologies they utilize, and a proven track record architecting and developing complex, multi-platform products.

Status

Senior Software Engineer, Node.js

Los Angeles or Redwood Shores, CA

Prevoty, now part of Imperva, is looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our Node.js team. As a Senior Software Engineer with a deep background in Node.js, you will play a central role in the design and development of our core products. The ideal candidate will have a passion for development, a drive to fully understand the inner workings of each of the technologies they utilize, and a strong background in the Node.js ecosystem.

As a fast-growing organization, we look for self-starters who thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment, which means wearing many hats, being able to change direction quickly, and showing an eagerness to learn new technologies as the need arises. In this role you will work with a small, collaborative team of software engineers, product managers, and QA/test automation engineers, so excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a must. We look for people that can prioritize, multi-task, and consistently deliver high quality in everything they create.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the architecture, design and development of new products, proof of concept prototypes, and robust deployment scenarios for our instrumentation and agent-based products
  • Investigate, analyze and determine architecturally sound solutions for complex issues found in the field
  • Participate in Agile software development projects performing tasks including coding, testing, debugging, documentation, peer-review
  • Participate in troubleshooting, task definition, work effort estimates, and work schedules for development and maintenance activities.
  • Ensure that all tasks are performed in accordance with specific internal procedures and standards, as well as industry best practices
  • Ensure and demonstrate code quality through comprehensive and effective unit testing coverage.
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of developers, product managers, quality assurance, support, and operations.

Qualifications
  • Expert level understanding of software development within the Node.js ecosystem
  • Extensive knowledge of Node.js core, Node.js deployment architectures
  • Understanding of Async Hooks API, hooking approaches within Node.js
  • Experience writing, testing, profiling and debugging native extensions in Node.js
  • Working knowledge of C, C++, and/or Rust
  • A love of automated testing, CI/CD, and a commitment to eliminating pretty much all manual processes from the development cycle
  • A passion for getting to the bottom of issues and eliminating unknowns
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to drive hard technical conversations that yield quality solutions
  • A genuine desire to work collaboratively with teammates and stakeholders
  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science or related degree

Bonus points
  • Knowledge of how common software security vulnerabilities work and experience building software that avoids them
  • Experience with AWS and containerized environments (e.g. docker, kubernetes)
  • Knowledge of the V8 JavaScript engine architecture and state of development
  • Experience with Performance testing
  • Experience with Penetration testing tools and techniques

Location & Benefits

The position is located in Los Angeles. Competitive perks include equity, comprehensive health benefits, matching 401K and a lot more.

Our Company
Imperva is an analyst-recognized, cybersecurity leader-championing the fight to secure data and applications wherever they reside. Once deployed, our solutions proactively identify, evaluate, and eliminate current and emerging threats, so you never have to choose between innovating for your customers and protecting what matters most. Imperva-Protect the pulse of your business. Learn more: , our blog, on Twitter.

Rewards
Imperva offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary, medical, flexible time off and more. It's an exciting time to work in the security space. Check out our products and services at www.imperva.com and career opportunities at www.imperva.com/careers

Legal Notice


Imperva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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