Security Engineer - Infrastructure Security Engineer


Menlo Park, CA, US / Seattle, WA, US / New York City, NY, US / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 06/23/2021
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  • Company Address: 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA, 94025

About Facebook

Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.

Job Description

The Facebook Product Security team is responsible for the code and infrastructure level security of Facebook. We perform this mission via finding, fixing and preventing security flaws across the Facebook family of products, including Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus. This team runs the programs that eliminate structural security flaws. Beyond simply pointing out issues, we solve problems through close partnership with product and infrastructure teams and our data security, secure frameworks, and security analysis teams.

As such, we are seeking a passionate hacker who derives purpose in life by revealing potential weaknesses and then crafting creative solutions to eliminate those weaknesses. Your skills will be the foundation of infrastructure security initiatives that protect the security and privacy of over two billion people. You will be relied upon to provide engineering and product teams with the infrastructure security expertise necessary to make confident design decisions. Come help us make life hard for bad people.
Security Engineer - Infrastructure Security Engineer Responsibilities

    Provide security guidance on a constant stream of new backend/core infrastructure and technologies
    Take a leadership role in driving internal security and privacy initiatives
    Analyze, assess, and respond to various internet threats
    Interact directly with the security community regarding infrastructure security vulnerabilities and threats
    Conduct regular threat modeling assessments and specializing on zero trust infrastructure concepts

Minimum Qualifications

    B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
    Experience ensuring security and privacy on the internet
    Experience with an interpreted programming language (PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby, etc.)
    Experience reviewing distributed systems design and conducting threat modeling of highly connected systems
    Knowledge and experience building distributed systems
    Communication experience

Preferred Qualifications

    Experience contributing to the security community (public research, blogging, presentations, bug bounty, etc.)

About the Facebook company
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.
Facebook is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or who are neurodivergent, and to candidates with sincerely held religious beliefs or requiring pregnancy related support. If you need support, please reach out to [email protected]
 (Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $178,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
 *Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)

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