Security Engineer Jobs in San Francisco, CA at Twitch

Title: Security Engineer

Company: Twitch

Location: San Francisco, CA

Salary: $80K – $100K*

Category: Media

About the Role

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. Were 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.

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 youre 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.

Youll 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 youd 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.

You Will:

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. Were building good habits across the org

Exercise risk-based judgment, and to help teams to make the right security calls

Design and coordinate cohesive security-centric strategies and toolsets to achieve our teams goals

Fulfill periodic on-call responsibilities

You Have:

BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or 3+ years equivalent technology experience

3+ 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

Particularly strong communication skills

Must be willing to work from SF office

Bonus Points

Strong AWS fluency

Youve worked with Go bef…

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