Software Engineer, Mobile, Android Security

(Menlo Park, CA)

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 Android 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 on Android using Android SDK. 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 to secure the Facebook experience for the Android platform
  • Take a leadership role in driving internal security and privacy initiatives
  • Interact directly with the security community regarding vulnerabilities and threats
  • Apply strong coding abilities and experience with Java and Android SDK
  • Contribute best-in-class programming skills to develop highly innovative, consumer-facing mobile products

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or 4+ years in software development experience
  • 2+ years of object-oriented software development experience
  • 2+ years building Android applications in Java using Android SDK
  • Experience providing internet security and privacy solutions
  • Experience of internet security issues
  • Experience with Java language and related frameworks
  • Experience with Multi-Threading and memory management specific to mobile devices
  • Experience with caching mechanisms

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