Golang / Go Job: Senior Open Source Security Developer

ActiveState Software

Senior Open Source Security Developer at ActiveState Software

Vancouver, Canada 🇨🇦   (Posted Feb 3 2017)
About the company
About Us:

ActiveState is turning 20 this year, but still retains the fast-moving entrepreneurial style and commitment to open source technology that have kept it at the forefront for so long. Having made our mark in the world with such products as PureMessage, Stackato, Komodo, and ActivePerl, we are now looking to improve open source language security for the enterprise on top of our core IDE (Komodo) and language distribution business with Perl, Tcl, Python, Go, Ruby, Node, and Lua. We expect integrity and honesty and we value the ideas and contributions that our people bring each day. We work hard, we play hard, and we have a great time doing it!

Job position
Permanent - Remote work possible

Job description
About the Job:

We can’t give you a lot of detail but it will involve cloud development, development in C and Golang, and building up from prototype to scale. This position reports directly to the Director of Engineering. This job will involve:

Providing hands on technical expertise to help solve critical software design and development challenges

Working through all aspects of the software development lifecycle

Owning development projects from start to finish

Working in a collaborative environment with other team members

Generating quality documentation for future generations of developers who work on this system

Skills & requirements
About You:

You’re a senior developer who likes to take full ownership of major projects. You have experience building cloud applications that can scale from prototype to millions of users. You understand security, and you aren’t afraid to get your hands on a lower-level language like C or Go.


Minimum 5 years software development experience

Solid C-programming experience

Experience building scalable cloud applications, including integration with third-party APIs

Knowledge of software security practices and application hardening

Excellent debugging skills

Windows and *nix experience

Familiar with git and github


Good communicator

Instructions how to apply
Please apply via this link --> activestate-ctvs0716@applications.recruiterbox.com
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