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Senior Software Engineer, Application Security (EMEA)

Published on 09.08.2022


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Industries :
IT, software engineering, Internet
Research and development
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Position : Senior Software Engineer, Application Security (EMEA)

About the job:

  • You'll work as part of an agile, cross functional team with other engineers.
  • You will create production grade Python code and implement authentication, authorization, and security solutions in our product.
  • Build the next version of Hotjar’s authentication and authorization layers.
  • Collaborate with engineers and have involvement in technical decision making.
  • Build and take full ownership of components of the Hotjar Platform, in addition to building and maintaining dashboards monitoring essential application and business metrics.
  • Mentor other team members through pair programming, code reviews, and ad-hoc assistance.
  • Track new browser changes, vulnerabilities, and security updates that can impact the security of our application.
  • Liaise with our Security Specialist to ensure we address incoming reports from our bug bounty program and meet our security SLAs.
Required profile for job ad : Senior Software Engineer, Application Security (EMEA)


  • 5+ years of background in software engineering.
  • Experience using Git, Python, and PostgreSQL.
  • Experience using Nginx, Amazon Web Services, and Kubernetes is a plus.
  • Experience building OAuth, SAML, SSO, and related solutions.
  • Experience pentesting, security CTFs, as well as triaging and fixing browser-based vulnerabilities is a plus.
  • Fluent in English with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Desire to work in a respectful, transparent, and collaborative work environment, following Hotjar’s company values, culture, and ways of working.
  • Will submit to a background check, confidentially processed by our third party.
Job criteria for job ad : Senior Software Engineer, Application Security (EMEA)
Job category :
IT, new technologies
Industries :
IT, software engineering, Internet
Research and development
Employment type :
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract - Freelance
Region :
Al-Damar - Al-Damazin - Dunqula - Ed Daein - El Fasher - El Fula - El Obeid - Gedarif - Geneina - Kadugli - Kassala - Khartoum - Nyala - Port-Soudan - Rabak - Sannar - Wad Madani - Zalingei - International
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
High school
Number of Position(s) : 3

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