GuardRails provides continuous security feedback that empowers developers to find, fix, and prevent vulnerabilities and enables teams to create web and mobile applications securely, without needing external expertise.
As GuardRails continues to grow, we are building a team of security engineers that have the autonomy to improve the security engines and security scanning technologies of our platform. Any improvement and new feature that is added to our platform is immediately available to thousands of businesses around the globe.
At GuardRails we are establishing a truly distributed team and as such, besides the technical requirements below, we are looking for people that are proactive, with excellent communication skills and the ability to work on tasks independently.
As a security engineer, you play a critical role in directly influencing the quality of the GuardRails security scanning platform as well as ensuring it’s security and the security of our thousands of users and customers.
You are a highly motivated, analytically driven security expert who understands all flavors of software development lifecycles as well as modern DevOps approaches and cloud infrastructure. Although you have experience as a penetration tester and/or bug bounty hunter, you don’t like the inefficiencies of identifying vulnerabilities at the end of the lifecycle, in production, but would rather empower developers to find, fix and prevent vulnerabilities when they are being introduced into the code base.
You have 5+ years of experience in security testing and securing production-level web applications, including:
If you have some of these skills, even better:
The high-level categories are:
Your duties include the following:
GuardRails, an application security platform, provides a unique blend of scanning capabilities that can be deployed across entire organizations in minutes. Modern development teams can uncover critical vulnerabilities in their applications and rectify them before attackers are able to abuse them.
GuardRails currently integrates 20 finely-tuned scanning engines that support 9 of the most common programming languages and is trusted by over 700 teams around the world.
Software is transforming the world, and we’re ensuring that businesses can make that change securely. With unique insights into application security a strong strategy in place, secured funding and a vision to make security a commodity we will soon be an established and recognized brand for engineering teams and organizations around the world. This is a great opportunity to join an early-stage cybersecurity startup composed of experienced individuals, supported by key players in the industry, and loved by its users.
We believe that the unique contributions of everyone at GuardRails is the driver of our success. To make sure that our product and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.
We value diversity at GuardRails, and encourage applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you are interested in this role but are not totally sure whether you're the right person, do apply anyway or reach out to us directly.