Product Security Engineer

(Seattle, WA)

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we’re just getting started.

Facebook’s Product Security team is seeking a passionate hacker who derives purpose in life by revealing potential weaknesses and then crafting creative solutions to eliminate those weaknesses. Your skills will be the foundation of security initiatives that protect the security and privacy of over a billion people. You will be relied upon to provide engineering and product teams with the security expertise necessary to make confident product decisions. Come help us make life hard for the bad guys.

Responsibilities

  • Provide security guidance on a constant stream of new products and technologies
  • Take a leadership role in driving internal security and privacy initiatives
  • Interact directly with the security community regarding vulnerabilities and threats
  • Analyze, assess, and respond to various internet threats
  • Conduct regular security assessments

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Enthusiasm for the constant fight to ensure security and privacy on the internet
  • Expertise with an interpreted programming language (PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby, etc)
  • Extensive knowledge of internet security issues
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • Contributions to the security community are a huge plus (public research, blogging, presentations, etc)

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