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Staff Software Engineer - Root

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Job Title
Staff Software Engineer
Job Location
Tel - Aviv, Israel
Job Description

Root is a software supply chain collaboration and transparency platform built for cloud-native software companies. We allow networks of software producers and consumers to understand , prioratize, and mitigate their risks in a collaborative and effective way

Job Description:

We're in search of a Staff Go Software Developer to join our dynamic team in Tel Aviv. In this role, you'll spearhead the development of our Software Supply Chain Security as a Service platform. While creating robust, efficient security solutions for our global customer base. You will own developments from the idea phase, collaborate cross-functionally with product all the way through the development and deployment of new capabilities for our product, as well as providing technical guidance and architecture support for the engineers in your team. If you're a problem-solver with substantial technical expertise in developing Go software, we'd love to meet you.


  1. Help set coding and architectural standards for the development of our product, working with other senior engineers to make effective decisions at a fast pace and allow for rapid development of sustainable software.
  2. Work with, and mentor other members of the development team, enabling their growth and levelinglevelling up the team.
  3. Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code using Go.
  4. Collaborate with Product and Design teams to transform application storyboards and use cases into secure, functional applications.
  5. Ensure the optimal performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications, emphasizing secure operation.
  6. Identify and remediate software security vulnerabilities and bugs.
  7. Develop and execute secure coding practices and standards, implementing test plans to ensure code and design quality.
  8. Develop project plans and lead the delivery of critical, security-centric software projects.
  9. Stay updated with the latest trends and advancements in web applications, programming languages, security, and the software industry.


  • At least 7 years of industry experience with at least 3 years working in Go
  • Proved experience with cloud native application on AWS/Azure or GCP
  • Experience with SQL and no-SQL databases
  • Experience developing containerized applications (ideally some kind of backend applications)
  • Experience designing and building complex backend platform/infrastructure
  • Interest in using Go as the primary development language.
  • You should be comfortable using this type of Golang project layout.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, effectively conveying complex technical and security concepts.

We'd especially like to hear from you if you have:

  • Have experience working in an early stage environment, bootstrapping new technologies and features.
  • Substantial background in application security, container security, DevSecOps, or similar, with a keen understanding of security best practices
  • Hashicorp and/or other cloud infrastructure tools background/open source contributions is an strong advantage

Our Values:

  • Teamwork and shared responsibility for our work
  • Caring deeply about others and striving to understand different points of view and collaborate
  • Striving for technical and product excellence and working quickly and iteratively to achieve our goals
  • Flexibility and adaptation to challenges and opportunities 


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Root Headquarters Location

Columbus, OH

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Root Company Size

Between 500 - 1,000 employees

Root Founded Year


Root Total Amount Raised


Root Funding Rounds

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  • Post Ipo Debt

    $300,000,000 USD

  • IPO


  • Series E

    $350,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $51,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $21,500,000 USD

  • Series A

    $5,000,000 USD