Security Engineer, XRM

Security Engineer, XRM
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New York, NY
The Meta Security team is responsible for improving the security posture of the software and services used throughout our company. Our work spans Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Oculus, and all of the underlying systems and infrastructure that power these products behind the scenes. We are seeking a passionate and experienced security engineer to help design and build solutions to: i) drive better understanding of security risk & enable investment decisions through automation, monitoring, and tracking of Meta’s security tools, systems, and controls, ii) enable security and software engineers to seamlessly respond to requests to prove effective design and operation of security capabilities, and iii) increase maturity of security capabilities through control improvements and redesign
Security Engineer, XRM Responsibilities
  • Work with a team of software, data, and security engineers that design, build, and own software solutions that scale high fidelity security risk contextualization, tracking, and reporting
  • Understand and influence evolution of security capabilities across various domains to scale and automate: a) monitoring the effectiveness and b) increasing the maturity of those capabilities
  • Design and build solutions to scale managing and responding to risk management & compliance related requests
Minimum Qualifications
  • 5+ years work experience securing enterprise-scale infrastructure software and services
  • 3+ years programming experience with at least one of the following languages: Python, PHP, Ruby, or similar scripting languages
  • Experience remediating infrastructure security gaps across broad corporate boundaries using influence and relationships
  • Experience with security control automation/monitoring or “compliance as code” implementations
  • Experience thinking critically and defending solutions with solid communications skills in a cross-functional setting to influence decision makers across all levels of technical background
Preferred Qualifications
  • Networking and system administration experience of server (Linux, Windows) and client (Windows, macOS, Linux) operating systems
  • Experience influencing software engineers to build products meant to scale security solutions
  • Experience generating automated metrics to measure service and program effectiveness and consistency
  • Experience with common risk & compliance program activities (e.g., controls, risk, policy management)
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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$143,000/year to $208,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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