Software Engineer, Security

San Francisco, CA

Who We Are

The Information Security (InfoSec) organization plays a key role within the trust and security program at Twitter. The Platform Security executes large engineering efforts on the twitter stack that addresses significant gaps in our overall security capabilities. The team also builds tools to improve Twitter’s application security posture & promote security by default.

The Platform Security team is a part of the Information Security Program and collaborates with Chief Information Security Officer within the engineering organization of Twitter.

What You'll Do

As a Software Engineer in Security, you will build software libraries and frameworks to provide security defaults, along with tools to detect security problems during development and in production. In this role, you will work on security platform and engineering projects improving the public facing and internal applications at Twitter.

Who You Are

  • Experienced Software Engineer with a decent knowledge of Security.

  • Deep understanding of security issues such as SQLi, XSS, CSRF, and business logic flaws across large code bases.

  • Knowledge of OWASP Top 10, Crypto and authentication infrastructure (SAML, OAUTH)

  • Recognize the importance of building security solutions that scale and move at the pace of business.

  • Familiarity with Agile processes and JIRA

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or advanced Degree in Computer Science or closely related field

  • 2+ years of experience in software development using any one of the object-oriented programming languages such as Java, Python or Scala

  • Proficiency with object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithms

  • Strong debugging, troubleshooting, and analytical skills

  • Strong and effective communication skills.

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 status, 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.



 

Engineering Hiring Process

Step 1

Once your application is received, a recruiter will reach out pending your qualifications are a match for the role.

Step 2

If your background is a match, you may have 1-2 technical phone interviews or be given the chance to provide a work sample depending on the role.

Step 3

If the phone interviews go well or your work sample is strong, the final step includes interviews with 5-6 people held onsite in our office.

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