Security Engineer - Infrastructure

Security Engineer - Infrastructure
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The Meta security organization is seeking a passionate and experienced Infrastructure Security Engineer to help us grow the maturity of the software and services underpinning everything Meta makes today and in the future. We strive to go beyond just identifying security vulnerabilities and flaws by helping teams fix issues before they are live in production and automatically preventing security problems during the development process to eliminate entire classes of vulnerabilities. Does the idea of having a meaningful and measurable impact on the security of one of the world’s largest infrastructures, which serves billions of people, sound both scary and exciting to you? Well, good news, we need your help!
Security Engineer - Infrastructure Responsibilities
  • Identify and prioritize areas of improvement to the security maturity of our infrastructure
  • Improve infrastructure security maturity at scale by directly designing, implementing, and building solutions
  • Partner with cross-functional infrastructure teams to ensure security maturity work is being prioritized and addressed
  • Eliminate classes of infrastructure security problems by shifting the detection and preventions left into the development workflow
  • Provide architectural, design, and threat-based guidance to software development teams to improve the security maturity before code is written
Minimum Qualifications
  • 3+ years work experience securing enterprise-scale infrastructure software and services
  • 2+ years work experience writing code in Python, PHP, Java, Ruby, Go, Rust, C/C++ (or similar language)
  • Experience getting infrastructure security problems fixed using influence and relationships
  • Experience in reviewing distributed systems design and conducting threat model assessment of infrastructure software and services
Preferred Qualifications
  • Background in security-focused software engineering, security engineering, and/or building internal-facing security products
  • Broad knowledge of the infrastructure security domain
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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$105,000/year to $173,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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