Security Engineer, Infrastructure

Pinterest Security team is seeking an experienced Infrastructure Security Engineer to help keep our million users safe from real world threats. You will build large, distributed security solutions, to improve our overall security posture. We are looking for a candidate with a passion for security and innovation, who will research and develop new solutions to protect our users.

What you'll do:

  • Design core, backend software components to secure against threats
  • Code using primarily one of these languages: Python, Go, Java
  • Interface with other teams, and take a leadership role in driving internal security and privacy initiatives
  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Interact directly with the security community regarding vulnerabilities and threats

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of experience in infrastructure security discipline covering network, data, systems and public cloud environments.
  • Enthusiasm for the constant fight to ensure security and privacy
  • Deep knowledge developing and debugging in Python, Go or Java
  • Understanding of large scale AWS security architecture is a plus
  • Experience with operating system internals, file systems, programming language design, compilers


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Pinterest’s mission is to help people discover and do what they love. Using Pinterest makes people feel more inspired, optimistic, and creative—that’s why it’s one of the world’s most beloved brands, with over 200 million monthly active Pinners. Pinterest is a place where people are encouraged to be themselves, and employees who work there are able to spark their creativity, try new things, and build their confidence as a leader, thinker, and doer.

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