Security Engineer

    • San Francisco, CA

We are looking for a Security Engineer to grow our rapidly expanding Security team here at Asana. You will be working with the Security and Infrastructure teams to implement detection and response capabilities and application security tools, reviewing designs for security flaws, and triaging security findings.

The Security team ensures that Asana's users and employees are safe from malicious activity and accidental disclosure. We build the systems and tools that enable the rest of Asana to develop secure software easily. We're focused on secure-by-default frameworks, least privilege access, detection and alerting, and eliminating bug classes.  

What you’ll achieve

  • Designing, building, and maintaining our security infrastructure, including our detection and response capabilities, IAM, and secrets management
  • Developing processes, code, or systems that mitigate and prevent infrastructure breaches
  • Building secure-by-default infrastructure for the rest of Engineering to use
  • Helping teams working on our newest features and technologies to be sure they are secure
  • Working with researchers through our bounty program
  • Review new designs and give other feedback

About you

  • Know your way around AWS infrastructure
  • Solid programming skills
  • Familiar with detection and response infrastructure like AWS CloudTrail, audit, stream-alert, and Elasticsearch
  • You’re interested in building defenses against real world attacks
  • Able to balance diverse risk when making decision

About us

Asana helps teams orchestrate their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives. More than 75,000 organizations and millions of users rely on Asana, including AirAsia, AllBirds, Grab, KLM Air France, Kohl’s, Sephora, Traveloka, and Viessmann. Asana has been named a Top 5 Best Workplace and the #1 Best Workplace in the Bay Area by Fortune three years in a row, and one of Glassdoor’s and Inc.’s Best Places to Work. With nine global offices, including a San Francisco headquarters and flagship offices in Dublin, New York, Sydney, and Tokyo, Asana is always looking for curious, collaborative, and mission-driven people to help us enable the world’s teams to work together effortlessly.
Our goal is to ensure that Asana upholds an inclusive environment where all people feel that they are equally respected and valued, whether they are applying for an open position or working at the company. We welcome applicants of any educational background, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, citizenship, socioeconomic status, disability, and veteran status, and we'd love to learn about what you can add to our team.

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