Posted on: 
July 10, 2024

Staff Software Engineer - Application Tracing

Job Description

Ready to join the AQ era?

SandboxAQ is solving challenging problems with AI + Quantum for positive impact. We partner with global leaders in government, academia, and the private sector to identify applications that would benefit from quantum-based applications to current and future commercial challenges. We engage with customers early and throughout the development process to improve market fit.

Our team’s unique approach enables cross-pollination across a diverse range of fields, from physics, computer science, neuroscience, mathematics, cryptography, natural sciences and more! Our success comes from coalescing diverse talent to create an environment where experimental thinking and collaboration yield breakthrough AI + Quantum solutions. Join a culture where thought leadership, diverse talent, employee engagement, and technological impact will create the next tech uproar.

We are deeply committed to education as a means to advance quantum solutions and computing initiatives. We invest in future talent through internship programs, research papers, developer tools, textbooks, educational talks/events and partnerships with universities/talent hubs to attract multi-disciplinary talent. Our hope is to inspire people from all walks of life to be prepared for the quantum era and encourage a path in STEM.

About the Role

The Cybersecurity Group (CG) team within SandboxAQ is building AQtive Guard, an end-to-end, cryptographic management platform that provides a full inventory of existing cryptography use, including vulnerability and compliance analysis, as well as a path to centrally-managed, robust and agile cryptography.

The SandboxAQ team is seeking a software engineer with a strong focus on building dynamic tracing capabilities for JavaScript, as well as support for Golang and Python applications. This role is pivotal in advancing our cybersecurity systems to the next generation. The successful candidate will not only work on implementing dynamic tracing across these key languages but will also contribute significantly to the enhancement and maintenance of our existing backend infrastructure.

What You'll Do

  • Lead the development of dynamic tracing for JavaScript applications, ensuring high performance and scalability, with additional contributions in similar capabilities for Golang, Rust, and/or Java.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development and optimization of our backend services, focusing on reliability, performance, and security.
  • Analyze and resolve complex performance issues, improving the efficiency of our cybersecurity solutions.
  • Engage in code design and review sessions, promoting best practices in software development within the team.
  • Facilitate the adoption of robust software development practices, enhancing the quality and security of our applications.
  • Interact with clients to understand their needs, providing support on technical issues and gathering feedback for new features.
  • Mentor and support other developers, aiding in their professional growth and fostering a collaborative team environment.

About You

  • 5+ years of experience in Javascript (node.js) and Typescript
  • Nice to have: Coding skills or knowledge of Java, Rust, or Go
  • Experienced in building, deploying, and maintaining scalable web applications, with a preference for those knowledgeable in PostgreSQL and GraphQL.
  • Eager to learn about cryptography and its application in the industry, with a motivation to contribute to innovative cybersecurity solutions.
  • Skilled in translating complex business requirements into efficient technical solutions.
  • Excellent communication abilities, both written and verbal, with fluency in English.
  • Preference to those able to commit to working Eastern Timezone (US) or Central European Timezone hours.

Our Current Stack

  • Platform: OCaml, Python (Flask, SQLAlchemy, PostgreSQL)
  • Clients (tracers, scanners, and fuzzers): OCaml, Java, C++
  • Tooling: GitHub, Bazel, Docker, Google Cloud, AWS, with additional tools to support dynamic tracing development.
  • Best practices: Code reviews, linters, tests, CI/CD, with a strong emphasis on secure coding practices and dynamic tracing methodologies.

SandboxAQ welcomes all.

We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where we have zero tolerance for discrimination. We invest in our employees' personal and professional growth. Once you work with us, you can’t go back to normalcy because great breakthroughs come from great teams and we are the best in quantum technology.

We offer competitive salaries, stock options depending on employment type, generous learning opportunities, medical/dental/vision, family planning/fertility, PTO (summer and winter breaks), financial wellness resources, 401(k) plans, and more.

Equal Employment Opportunity: All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Accommodations: we provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in job application procedures for open roles. If you need such an accommodation, please let a member of our Recruiting team know.

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