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Web Security Engineer



Shape Security



Mountain View, CA, US


We are security and web experts, pioneers, evangelists and elite researchers. We believe in the power of the Internet to be a positive force and our mission is to protect every website and mobile app from cybercriminals.
We're looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join Shape's web security team. This role involves working on the core piece of Shape's technology that allows us to collect web application usage information that will be used to help detect and prevent unwanted automation and fraud. You'll be working on finding new in-browser data sources, hardening our data collection mechanisms against adversaries, and building tooling to help extract insight from our data. As a part of web security team, you will be part of Shape's backbone in mitigating malicious behavior across billions of transactions per day. Come work alongside pioneers in cybersecurity and help make a difference in fighting crime on the web!

We're looking for people with:

    • Deep knowledge of JavaScript
    • Broad experience in the web platform and related technologies
    • Experience working with automation tooling

We're particularly excited for people with:

    • Experience writing language tooling (parsing, static analysis, etc.)
    • Experience working on web browsers
    • Experience with JavaScript performance tuning
    • Knowledge of or contributions to the ECMAScript spec
    • Knowledge of or contributions to WHATWG or W3C standards
    • Experience in a security role
    • Experience with data analysis

Who you are:

    • Driven to learn about a new domain
    • Good communication skills
    • Ability to seek out and find information from internal and external domain experts

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