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Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Philippines · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

About OffSec

Founded in 2007 by the creators of Kali Linux, OffSec (formerly known as Offensive Security) is the leading provider of continuous professional and workforce development, training, and education for cybersecurity practitioners. OffSec’s distinct pedagogy and practical, hands-on learning help organizations fill the infosec talent gap by training their teams on today’s most critical skills.

Become a part of our global presence and work from anywhere. With team members in over 40 countries, we believe in inspiring people of all backgrounds and communities. The OffSec team is composed of diverse, internationally published authors, conference speakers, and seasoned information technology professionals from both the private sector and governments worldwide.

Excited about our mission and what we do? Apply and join us!

Job Purpose

The Software Engineer will join the software development team in designing and implementing the development of our consumer-facing, high-traffic, e-commerce web platform. We are looking for front end, back end, and fullstack developers from junior to mid-level.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops software solutions by identifying user and system requirements for a new customer-facing, high-traffic, e-commerce web platform
  • Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.
  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Proposes and enforces best practices for software development lifecycle
  • Proposes coding standards and guidelines for the team to follow and enforce them through code review process
  • Supports and develops software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities
  • Collaborates with team to brainstorm and creates new ideas and solutions
  • Designs the new web platform where security is part of the design consideration from the start
  • Ensures that the platform is designed and coded so ongoing deployment, support and maintenance can be streamlined, following the CI/CD process
  • Performs technical analysis to support the effective and efficient development efforts
  • Writes code for key modules of the platform
  • Designs testing methodology including automated unit testing of the platform modules; able to do some testing if/when needed
  • Communicates on project/task status clearly and effectively with the management team, development team, and project managers
  • Moves fast, bias towards action, follows the cycle of coding, iterating, testing, deploying and optimizing websites
  • Other duties as needed


  • Minimum 2-3 years of programming experience, including REST API, Python, Django, and VueJS experience.
  • Excellent MySQL, Postgresql and ElasticSearch skills with hands-on experience
  • Hands-on experience of designing and architecting high traffic consumer e-commerce websites
  • Experience with CICD tools, Git, Jira
  • Web application security (OWASP)
  • Experience working with queuing tools (e.g. RabbitMQ)
  • Experience working with large remote team
  • Hands on experience with agile development process
  • Hands on experience of having worked on a large scale e-commerce platform
  • Hands on experience with AWS web services
  • Experience with CSS, Javascript and HTML
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Broad website/software/application development skills
  • DevOps skills are highly preferred

Working Conditions

  • This position is remote and must be located in Philippines.
  • This position requires accessibility to Offensive Security systems and interfaces, and adherence to all security protocols and policies.

Direct Reports

This position has no direct reports.


OffSec provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.