Apply for Web Application Firewall Engineer

April 29th, 2021

Kharkiv, Kyiv, Uzhhorod, Dnipro, Lviv, Remote

Required skills

— 5+ years of Linux system administration experience, in mission critical environments
— A proven track record in the WAF arena using open source technologies to engineer innovative solutions
— High level of proficiency in Web Application Firewall technologies, including ModSecurity
— High level of proficiency in open source Web server design and management
— High level of proficiency in database design and management
— High level of proficiency in Linux system engineering
— High level of proficiency in backend software development & scripting
— Passion for system engineering and open source technologies and mindset
— Passion for transparency, candid feedback and sharing ideas and innovation
— Level of English: Upper-Intermediate

As a plus

— Debian Linux administration experience
— A degree or diploma in Computer Science and/or Cyber Security
— Experience working within large scale operations
— Current subscription to malware and Internet abuse mitigation mailing lists
— Experience with anti-spam solutions and spam mitigation

We offer

— High compensation according to your technical skills
— Long-term projects (12m+) with great Customers
— 5-day working week, 8-hour working day, flexible schedule
— Democratic management style & friendly environment
— WFH mode
— Annual Paid vacation — 15 b/days + unpaid vacation
— Paid sick leaves — 6 b/days per year
— Ukrainian official holidays
— Corporate Perks (external training, English courses, corporate events/team buildings)
— Cozy office in the center of the city
— Coffee, cookies and other goodies
— Professional and personal growth


— In collaboration with the Product Owner and stakeholders, understand the needs of the customer in order to deliver innovative, robust website security solutions
— Build and design tooling to support and evolve our Trust & Safety team, e.g. dashboards, scripts and automation
— Trend monitoring, analysis and development of mitigation strategies for website vulnerabilities
— ModSecurity rules for managing web application vulnerabilities
— False positive detections and patching

About project

Client’s company is a leading player in the South African web hosting environment. Established in 1999, the company has grown in stature and expertise, currently powering over 500 000 websites. Inspired by its brand promise ‘Trusted in Hosting’, client delivers a web hosting service that is reliable and consistent, focusing on infrastructure stability, good value and consistent service delivery. Services include shared web hosting, managed and self-managed dedicated servers as well as colocation rack hosting.

Joining the team, you will put your skill, experience and innovative energy into making the Web a safer place for client’s growing Web hosting customer base. Providing WAF services at scale, with a “hands off” approach for customers spanning over half a million websites is a challenge worth your investment!