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Software Engineer

Engineering | Washington, DC | Full Time

Job Description

Virtru views privacy as the ability to selectively reveal oneself to the world. Virtru provides fast and user friendly data-centric security for large enterprises around the world. We have seen rapid growth and are looking for passionate engineers that can help us scale out our backend to meet the needs of our increasing user base. Engineers at Virtru have a strong sense of ownership over the services and tools they build.



  • Build, optimize, and scale our platform and infrastructure

  • Write testable services that can be deployed continuously

  • Build tools to improve developer efficiency and happiness

  • Focus on observability within our systems to improve operational awareness

  • Collaborate with engineers to improve technologies and processes

  • Consider security implications for every line of code


Tech Stack

  • Languages: Node.js (ES6/ES8), Golang, Java

  • Data Storage / Processing: Postgres and DynamoDB, Elasticsearch

  • Infrastructure: AWS using Terraform, Ansible, Docker

  • Frameworks / Tooling: React, Elasticsearch, Webpack


Required Skills

  • Degree in a STEM field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics) or 2+ years work experience.

  • Familiarity with data structures, storage systems, cloud infrastructure, front-end frameworks, and other technical tools.

  • Strong understanding of architectural and software design patterns.

  • Commitment to the success of our customers in controlling and protecting their data.

  • Desire to learn and grow with a close-knit engineering team.

  • Strong sense of ownership of the products you build from inception to production.