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Twitch

(Closed) Security Engineer

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Twitch
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ San Francisco, CA

Twitch is looking for a Security Engineer to join our Security Architecture & Engineering group. The team is responsible for designing and implementing key security controls and event monitoring technologies, providing input on Security concerns across the company, and being general Security subject matter experts for all kinds of various needs. Weโ€™re looking for a person that wants to participate in a positive, encouraging team that cares about the people it protects. Does that sound like you, or like someone you want to be? Cool. We would like for you to apply.

Youโ€™ll find a Requirements section far below. If you meet all these then we encourage you to apply. If you only meet some of them but think this role sounds like something youโ€™d be great at, we encourage you to apply. If you meet just one of them but think you bring something unique to the team, we encourage you to apply.

This team is focused on the following responsibility areas of information security. You will focus on one or more of them. You can expect to learn about all of them to some degree as you spend time on this team and as your role expands. We do not expect that youโ€™re an expert in all of these responsibilities. We want you to be familiar with several of the team's responsibility areas, or well versed in one of them and interested in the other areas. We know that lots of good people don't give themselves enough credit for their own competency. If you think that you're interested, and that you may be qualified, please contact us. You cannot waste our time. Let us worry about our time. We want you to apply

Responsibilities

  • Proactively identify security flaws and vulnerabilities; Spend time thinking both like an attacker and defender
  • Build security tools and systems to solve capability challenges
  • Evaluate the impact to the organization of current security trends, advisories, publications, and academic research
  • Conduct sophisticated security reviews - from high level web application architecture to OS level parameters in order to meet security goals
  • Recognize, adopt and instill good practices in security engineering fields throughout the organization: development, cryptography, network security, security operations, incident response, security intelligence, and more--weโ€™re building good habits across the org
  • Exercise risk-based judgment to help teams make the right security calls
  • Design and coordinate cohesive security-centric strategies and toolsets to achieve our teamโ€™s goals
  • Fulfill periodic on-call responsibilities

Requirements

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or 5+ years equivalent technology experience
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience with focus in areas such as systems, network, or security
  • Strong demonstrated knowledge of web protocols and an in-depth knowledge of Linux/Unix tools and architecture
  • Demonstrated software development proficiency (Go, Python, Perl, Java, etc.)
  • Comprehension of algorithms and processes for programmatic automation via scripting or programming languages (Go, Python, Ruby, shell, perl, etc.)
  • Well-rounded background in host, network, and application security
  • Maturity, judgment, mentoring, nurturing, negotiation/influence skills, analytical skills, and team leader skills
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Particularly strong communication skills

Areas of Responsibility

  • Making defensible and repeatable risk decisions
  • Threat Modeling
  • Trust
  • Authentication and Authorization concepts
  • Design patterns, repeatable guidance, and where necessary, policy
  • Basic cryptography and key materials handling
  • Development of security services (mostly Python & Go)
  • Network and host monitoring
  • Linux systems administration
  • Continuous Integration infrastructure and Source Code Repositories
  • Large security data set analysis (ELK/Splunk) & management of analytics systems

Bonus Points

  • Fluency with AWS
  • Fluency with GO
  • Masters from a Technical Science, Engineering, or Statistics program

Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages

Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the shared interactions of millions. At any given moment, more than a million people come together from all over the globe to interact around this distinct form of live entertainment. From streaming, watching, chatting, and cheering about video games and esports to many other interests including traditional sports, anime, sci-fi, wrestling, music, cooking, the creative arts, and more, thereโ€™s something for everyone on Twitch.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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