NodeJS Application Security Engineer

Ava Labs

Ava Labs

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 25, 2023

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We are looking for a NodeJs Application Security Engineer to join the Security team. This specific role is focused on maintaining the security for our core products. If you're looking for a team that always designs with security and privacy in mind, then this could be the perfect match for you!


  • Work with frontend developers and product owners to ensure secure design and development of applications
  • Be the NodeJS/Javascript/Frontend technology security expert to the team and effectively communicate information to technical and non-technical team members
  • Recognize security needs and recommend suitable technologies and controls
  • Design and build security tools integrated with the CI/CD pipeline
  • Provide technical security direction to frontend developers of the team
  • Respond to security alerts
  • Make risk assessments of new tools and security recommendations for their use


  • 5+ years of experience working in security engineering, security experience in web3 preferred
  • 2+ years in a start-up environment
  • Experience in threat modeling system designs and implementation—how they scale, how they should fit together, and how they’re likely to break
  • Experience in design reviews and conducting code reviews with an eye for security vulnerabilities
  • In-depth technical knowledge of application security, with an emphasis on front-end, web application, and mobile security
  • Track record of success with triaging findings from security tools, bug bounty programs, and the external research community
  • Proficient in one or more programming languages (Node.js/Javascript, Golang experience also looked upon favorably)
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems
  • Thorough attention to detail and high organizational skills
  • Passion for crypto/web3 and eagerness to consume latest news and developments, especially as it relates to web3 security

Salary Range: $139,520 - $208,200

(**This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, a final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location.)

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