Paranoids Sr. / Princ. Threat Engineer

Oath Inc - Sunnyvale, CA (27 days ago)3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $130,000 - $170,000 a year

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Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of 50+ media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Oath is shaping the future of media.
Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We reach over one billion people around the world with a dynamic house of 50+ media and technology brands. A global leader in digital and mobile, Oath is shaping the future of media.

A Little About Us:
When you impact millions of people every day, you become a large target for adversaries of all types within all layers of the stack. Our job is to keep our users safe and make Oath one of the safest places on the Internet.

We are the information security team at Oath; known as "The Paranoids".

We protect Oath, its brands, and their users. We ensure that our users are kept safe from targeted attacks and account hijacking. We investigate cyber threats that affects Oath's infrastructure, properties, and worldwide user base and apply innovative legal and technical remedies to mitigate those activities.

A Lot About You:
You are a dynamic, experienced full stack developer who pursues serious problems at Oath scale. You create elegant, well-documented code and tools and listen your users for feedback and feature requests. You enjoy finding and normalizing backend data sources and using that data to help corporate and law enforcement investigators find and track attacks on users or other abuse. You have a passion to protect vulnerable users through engineering.

Your Day:
Promote and solicit ideas within project teams to protect our users from bad actors and comply with legal requests.

Develop innovative solutions to combat child exploitation online.

Collaborate with other members of the Paranoids to design, develop, code and test software systems or applications for software enhancements and new products; revise and refine as required.

Participate in development of project timelines, implementation design specifications, system flow diagrams, documentation, testing and ongoing support of systems.

Engage with internal teams - such as Legal, Mail, PR, Customer Care, the Paranoids, and others - to develop solutions to address any targeted threat issues encountered on Oath properties.

Distill simplicity out of complex requirements and workflows to build highly-usable, secure and maintainable applications.

You Must Have:
4+ years conducting full-stack software engineering, preferably on security or legal compliance applications.

A passion for protecting users and making the Internet a safer place for everyone.

Advanced development experience in Python and Go (Golang); experience with C, PHP, or related languages a plus.

Experience developing user interfaces using HTML, JavaScript (jQuery), AJAX and CSS.

Work collaboratively in an Agile/Scrum team to plan sprints, expand stories into tasks, work on removing impediments, and execute at top velocity.

Experience developing with Flask, Django, or Node.js using Test Driven Development (TDD).

API development experience in building and maintaining RESTful APIs.

Strong frontend design skills using frameworks such as React, Angular, Bootstrap, and/or Materialized.

Familiarity with database-style data storage and retrieval mechanisms, such as MySQL or Oracle, and with big-data solutions such as Splunk, Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Mapreduce, and Oozie.

Ability to work on sensitive investigative matters while adhering to company privacy standard and US and international law.

Excellent written communication skills and the shown ability to understand and present complex data to both technical and nontechnical audiences.

Nice to Have:
B.S. (or higher: M.S., Ph.D) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical field.

Eligibility for a US government security clearance.

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Oath is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Oath is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or participate in the application process.

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