Software Engineer (Security)


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/25/2021
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  • Company Address: 755 Sansome Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA, 94111

About Datavant

Data infrastructure platform to aggregate, de-identify, and analyze patient information across healthcare ecosystem

Job Description

Datavant is a rapidly growing healthcare technology company with a mission to connect the world’s healthcare data. By eliminating data silos in the healthcare industry, we aim to unlock opportunities to accelerate medical research, and help organizations design better ways to facilitate access, affordability, and quality of care leading to better patient outcomes.

By joining Datavant today, you’re stepping onto a highly collaborative team that is passionate about creating transformative change in healthcare. We look for people who are smart, nice and get things done. We invest in our people and believe in hiring for high-potential and humble individuals who can rapidly grow their responsibilities as the company scales.

We are an engineering team of people who strive to be great teammates. We expect all engineers to show high ownership of their work, high curiosity, and a bias for moving quickly.


Drive software development of security areas, including security of applications and security features for users
Propose, design, and improve features to Datavant's core de-identification and linking technologies with a goal to maintain a high bar of security and compliance
Propose, design, and improve internal technical controls to codify operational constraints from security and compliance requirements
Perform security reviews of product and engineering specs
Perform security code reviews
Mentor other software engineers on security best practices
Participate and improve general security operations
Some involvement in infrastructure security as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

5+ years of relevant security engineering experience
Deep experience in one of the following areas: authentication and authorization, network security, web application security, OS application (in user space) security, cloud and orchestration security
Track record of software implementations for security compliance
Ability to both think at a conceptual level and dive into details
Ability to work well across different teams and functions
Ability to thrive on high level of autonomy and responsibility

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.