Data Infrastructure Engineer


United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 02/25/2021
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  • Company Address: 22 4th Street 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94103

About HackerOne

HackerOne is the #1 hacker-powered security platform, helping organizations find and fix critical vulnerabilities before they can be exploited.

Job Description

At HackerOne, we’re on a mission to empower the world to build a safer internet. We’re a small engineering team with an outsized impact, and we’re looking for a security-minded Data Infrastructure Engineer to help us innovate, automate, and propel our platform forward.
As a Data Infrastructure Engineer at HackerOne, you will lead ambitious projects, drive deep architectural discussions and decisions, and you will mentor other team members within the squad. You deeply understand what it takes to build highly available, performant, and durable cloud architecture. You work cross-functionally, earning buy-in from stakeholders across the organization, with a service mentality. 
Your work will contribute directly to the success of our company, and we are excited to meet you.
Infra Squad Overview
Our mission is to Serve HackerOne’s Platform, Services, and People. Our work upholds all of HackerOne core digital products: Bug Bounty and Vulnerability Disclosure Programs, Pentest, Gateway VPN, Payments, Integrations, Messaging, and much more.
We believe in a growth mindset, and we invest in our engineering skills and security awareness. We're highly collaborative and continuously iterative, sharing our knowledge with each other as we go. We work to raise the tide of engineering excellence within the organization, alongside Security, Data, Product Engineering, Compliance, and IT. 

HackerOne Values

  • HackerOne commits to maintaining the strong, inclusive culture we’ve built for our employees and our community of hackers. As a team:
  • We believe in integrity, transparency, ownership, collaboration, and community
  • We believe in the positive power of hackers and work tirelessly to promote the success of our community to a broader audience
  • We strive to be members of the community: engaging and evangelizing engagement with ethical hackers
  • We champion proactive security practices to make the internet a safer place
  • Learn more about our Values on our Careers Page

Your Journey at HackerOne

  • Your first week will be spent setting up your development environment, getting a feel for our team processes, digging into our documentation, and landing an MR
  • By day 30, you will have met most all of your fellow Engineering HackerOnies, you will have paired with other engineers, you will have a strong feel for our codebases and infrastructure, and will be prepared to make recommendations for projects and improvements to the way we work
  • By day 60, you will have been eased into our on-call rotations, you’ll be leading a meaningful project for the team, and you will have become more connected within the larger HackerOne organization
  • By day 90, you’ll have impressed your colleagues with your technical contributions, you’ll have earned trust and credibility within the larger Engineering team, and you’ll be poised to present some of your work to the whole company through a Lunch Session, or a Lightning Talk at our weekly All-Hands
  • Your experience from here is yours to Own. You could expand your influence through Technical Guild work. You could innovate during a Hack Week by building something amazing that solves a problem for another team. You could even join or form a Committee within the company to work on a new initiative

Who You Are

  • You are a professional software engineer with strong project leadership abilities
  • You have earned confidence and humility through years of deep experience
  • You have deep experience diagnosing and resolving complex multi-system performance problems
  • You are a flexible thinker, able to creatively solve old problems in new ways, and new problems in old ways
  • You can earn trust from your colleagues, plan a project, align priorities, refine a backlog into a sprint, lead and model the work, document your decisions, and complete projects cleanly
  • You have a strong interest in secure software patterns and best practices, ideally with an understanding of contemporary InfraSec principles
  • You know how to make a strong impact on a team level, while influencing the larger Engineering organization, and even the entire company
  • You naturally support, inspire, and mentor your colleagues

What You Know

  • Amazon Web Services & Data Products
  • Workflow and Observability Platforms
  • Business Intelligence Systems
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Infrastructure as Code

What You May Know

  • Modern Data Lake Architecture & Tooling
  • Data Modeling for Machine Learning
  • Airflow, Snowflake, Fivetran, DBT
  • InfoSec & Data Classification
  • Ruby, Python, Go, Docker, SQL
  • PostgreSQL, DynamoDB
  • Terraform, Ansible
  • Looker, GitLab
What is HackerOne?
HackerOne was started by hackers and security leaders driven by a passion to make the internet safer. HackerOne is now the #1 hacker-powered security platform, helping organizations find and fix critical vulnerabilities before they can be exploited. We partner with the global hacker community to surface the most relevant security issues of our customers, while helping those customers triage their inbound exploit reports. More than 1,700 organizations, including the U.S. Department of Defense, General Motors, Google Play, Twitter, GitHub, Nintendo, Panasonic Avionics, Qualcomm, Starbucks, and Dropbox, trust HackerOne to find critical software vulnerabilities. HackerOne is a global company headquartered in San Francisco, with offices and in London, New York, the Netherlands, and Singapore.

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