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Senior Software Engineer, Content

HackEDU is growing fast and looking for a Full Stack Software Engineer to join our content team. We are an early stage, profitable startup looking to grow the team and build more cool stuff!  If career growth, startups, and the opportunity to be involved in all parts of product development is what you are looking for please apply.

You may especially like this role if you enjoy hacking, security, and want to help educate other software engineers on how to write more secure code.

This position reports to the CTO.  You'll be responsible for our web applications and training environments.

What you’ll do:

  • Help manage our training roadmap
  • Build new interactive lessons to help train software developers about security
  • Keep our existing lessons and challenges fresh and up-to-date
  • Help manage AWS infrastructure
  • Help build tools to make it easier to release new content
  • Help develop our system architecture as we scale the product
  • Enhance code quality and consistency throughout our stack

We are looking for:

  • Experience with our tech stack (knowledge in all lesson languages is not required)
  • Expert in different software security topics
  • Ability to quickly prototype intentionally vulnerable applications (in Flask when possible)
  • Passion for teaching and sharing information
  • Ability to establish processes and technology to streamline product development
  • Adaptability in a fast-paced startup environment and interest in taking on additional responsibility
  • High level interpersonal, communication, and written skills
  • A quick learner with initiative and autonomy; a self-starter
  • Excels with remote work

Tech Stack

  • Front End (React)
  • Platform /APIs (Python/Flask, gRPC, Postgres)
  • Infrastructure (AWS, Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes)
  • We have lessons in every major programming language (C#/.NET, Go, Java, Node, PHP, Python, Ruby, Perl, Clojure)

About HackEDU

Security teams are turning to HackEDU to help them be more proactive in reducing vulnerabilities in software. HackEDU helps by offering engaging, interactive secure coding content that developers actually enjoy. Developers improve their ability to write secure software, boost their understanding of how software systems are hacked, and decrease the time to solve security related problems.

Customers include Costco, Cisco, Albertsons, Weight Watchers, Target, Palo Alto Networks, and many others!

HackEDU has been 100% remote from the beginning.  This is a Remote (work from home) position for candidates based in the United States.


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