Security Engineer

Security Engineer
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Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services like Messenger, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Novi 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. To apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.
Security Engineer Responsibilities
  • Identify, build, and configure security systems to protect infrastructure.
  • Identify and analyze threats that aim to collect sensitive information or disrupt business.
  • Analyze malware and develop new signatures or methodologies to track activity and drive rapid deployment of countermeasures.
  • Assess the security of the core infrastructure and take a hands-on role in building solutions.
  • Make threat intelligence actionable by integrating it with existing or novel detection capabilities.
  • Define configuration standards for system and network devices to harden them against attacks.
  • Work with members of IT, Operations, and Security teams to harden the infrastructure against attack.
  • Consult on new infrastructure projects or architecture changes and evaluate security needs.
  • Communicate cross-functionally and effectively in one-on-one and group settings to explain complex security requirements to non-security individuals.
  • Assist with technical investigation, enforcement, and engineering efforts toward predictable high quality execution.
  • Review case reports and code
  • Act as a subject matter expert and assist with technical security strategy.
  • Telecommuting is permitted from anywhere in the US.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Engineering, or a related field and 24 months of experience in the job offered or in a related occupation. Experience must include 24 months involving the following:
  • Online Voting Systems
  • Coding skills in one of the following: PHP, Python, or Bash
  • Internet security issues and the threat landscape
  • Host, network and application security
  • GNU, Linux, Windows, or OS X
  • TCP/IP networking, and network services such as DNS, SMTP, and DCHP
  • Addressing cyber threats
  • Providing software assurance, security, and privacy-reserved computing
  • Developing operating systems, software and hardware architecture of embedded devices and window machines
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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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