Application Security Engineer



Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Monday, September 4, 2023

We create a safe space for communities to thrive.

OpenWeb’s mission is to improve the quality of conversations online, building a healthier web where content creators of all kinds are empowered to thrive. As a product company, OpenWeb partners with publishers and brands to build strong, direct relationships with their audiences.

OpenWeb’s technology empowers its partners to build vibrant communities rooted in healthy conversations and robust social experiences. OpenWeb works with more than 1,000 top-tier publishers, hosting more than 100 million active users each month.

Founded in 2015, OpenWeb has nearly 300 employees in New York City, Tel Aviv, Kyiv, San Diego, Canada, London, and Paris and is backed by world-class investors, including Georgian, Insight Partners, Entrée Capital, The New York Times, Samsung Next, Dentsu, and ScaleUp. To date, the company has raised $393 million in funding and is currently valued at $1.5 billion.

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What You'll Do:

  • Assess our app sec posture. Analyze our application to identify security issues
  • Strategize and Operate. Plan, execute, deploy, manage and maintain application security activities to maintain a low risk level
  • Collaborate. Work with our Development and DevOps team members to identify and remove security risks
  • Educate. Train developers on secure coding practices
  • You will be reporting to the Chief Information Security Officer.

What You'll Bring:

  • 5+ years of successful track record as an application security professional with focus on cloud native applications.
  • Experience with application security and hands-on penetration testing
  • Experience in application development with at least one modern programming language.
  • Experience in GO programming language if preferred.
  • Knowledge of OWASP
  • Knowledge of DevOps and DevSecOps practices (including CICD security controls)
  • Experience performing code reviews
  • Knowledge of web application architectures
  • Knowledge of threat modeling
  • Cloud technology - AWS knowledge (must)
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills are a must

The OpenWeb Culture

We offer a dynamic and unconventional work environment that spans from NYC to London, France, Kyiv, and Tel Aviv, bringing together a diverse group of world-class and high-caliber techies, wordsmiths, entrepreneurs, and creative thinkers. We empower every individual across our global team to be a catalyst for change and strive to create a work environment where you can have the utmost autonomy over your role and projects from start to finish. If you want to join an innovative tech company where you can challenge yourself, have the freedom to own your work, and make a lasting impact, then you have a spot within our growing community!

OpenWeb is committed to building diverse teams and upholding an equal employment workplace that is free from discrimination. We hire amazing individuals regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, medical conditions, genetic information, disability, or Veteran status.

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