Sr. Security Engineer, Threat Intel

Company Description

Who We Are:

Twitter is what’s happening and what people are talking about right now. For us, life's not about a job, it's about purpose. We believe real change starts with conversation. Here, your voice matters. Come as you are and together we'll do what's right (not what's easy) to serve the public conversation.

The Position

What You will do:

  • As a Security Engineer on the InfoSec Intelligence team, you will be responsible for implementing capabilities and automation that enable us to support intelligence customers at scale.
  • You will evaluate issues that endanger Twitter infrastructure, such as software vulnerabilities, exploits, malware, attacker TTPs, threat actors, and breaches and intrusion campaigns.
  • You will continually evaluate developments in the threat landscape against our own security posture, and your findings will drive, inform, and prioritize Twitter's security efforts.
  • You will also collaborate with teams across the company to help build or improve their intel capabilities, and produce narrative and visual documentation in support of security incidents.
  • As a Senior Security Engineer, you will perform these key tasks: Design and implement capabilities for monitoring and observability for threats against Twitter’s infrastructure.
  • Work cross functionally with other teams across the company to improve how threat intelligence is shared and consumed.
  • Mentor and help develop other members of the organization. Drive continual improvement in processes and procedures to improve the quality and effectiveness of the team. Collaborate on technical directions and solutions with other teams.
  • Research and analyze patterns in threats, vulnerabilities and other events across Twitter’s global infrastructure. Manage and support the intelligence collection.
  • Participate in an on call rotation.


Who You Are:

  • You care about security and building a secure environment for the people using Twitter everyday.
  • You are curious, and have experience with the tools of the trade, comfortable digging into the details, and eager to help others protect our systems.
  • 3-5 years of relevant information security experience, with a focus on Threat Intelligence. Knowledge of networking and macOS, Windows or Linux operating systems.
  • Knowledge of cloud security fundamentals and practices (vendor agnostic). Experience managing and/or deploying security technology.
  • Experience with building queries and dashboards for security monitoring.
  • Knowledge of current threats and techniques and a desire to research and learn more. Practical knowledge of SQL, scripting or coding (language agnostic).
  • Experience with malware analysis, forensics or penetration testing.
  • Problem-solving skills or experience with troubleshooting.

Additional Information

Additional information:

A few other things we value:

We care about making work happy and productive for everyone, with the option to work from home and remotely when you need, wellness benefits, six months of parental leave, and unlimited vacation that we believe you should be taking. We love sharing knowledge and ideas. Within our team, we have regular lightning talks.

We regularly get together with the other Twitter engineering teams for tech talks. And there are many study groups you can join.

A few other things we value: Ethics - Ethical behavior means that we expect our team to work within their limits, ask for assistance, keep conclusions fact-based, and respect all of their professional responsibilities.

Challenge - We solve some of the industry’s hardest problems. Come to be challenged, learn, and thrive as an engineer.

Diversity - Diversity makes us a better organization and team. We value diverse backgrounds, ideas, and experiences.

Work, Life, Balance - We work hard, but we believe with hard work there should come balance.

Collaboration - There’s that saying, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” We want to go far. Variety - We encourage team rotations that allow you to work with and learn from other teams at Twitter.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status. San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The applicable salary range for each U.S.-based role is based on where the employee works and is aligned to one of 4 tiers according to a cost of labor index in that geographic area. Starting pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include education, training, experience, location, business needs, or market demands. The expected salary ranges for this role, are set forth below. These ranges may be modified in the future.

  • Tier A: USD $162,000 - USD $226,000
  • Tier B: USD $154,000 - USD $216,000
  • Tier C: USD $146,000 - USD $204,000
  • Tier D: USD $138,000 - USD $193,000

You can view which tier applies to where you plan to work here and is updated for any future jurisdiction which requires publication of the salary range on the job posting. If your location is not listed, please speak with your recruiter for additional information.

This job is also eligible for participation in Twitter’s Performance Bonus Plan and Equity Incentive Plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies.

Twitter offers a wide range of benefits to U.S.-based employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) program with employer match, generous time off for vacation, sick time, and parental leave. Twitter’s benefits prioritize employee wellness and progressive support to our diverse workforce.


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