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2022 Security Engineer Intern

Mountain View, CA

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

Snap Engineering teams build fun and technically sophisticated products that reach hundreds of millions of Snapchatters around the world, every day. We’re deeply committed to the well-being of everyone in our global community, which is why our values are at the root of everything we do. We move fast, with precision, and always execute with privacy at the forefront.

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We’re looking for a Security Engineering intern to join our InfoSec organization as a member of the Application Security, Production Security, Corporate Security or Detection and Response team! Depending on final team allocation, you will conduct security assessments / testing, harden our development life-cycle, develop comprehensive threat detection capabilities, and build the security fabric for a modern massive scale production infrastructure. Working from either Santa Monica (most teams), Mountain View (Detection & Response, Spam & Abuse, Production Security, CorpSec), or Seattle (AppSec), you’ll collaborate with engineers across many disciplines to keep Snap’s user data, environments, and employees safe. 

  • What you’ll do:

    • Conduct in-depth security reviews of applications, back-end services, and business integrations, as well as build tools for a secure development lifecycle 

    • Design and implement secure solutions for authentication and authorization, networking, orchestration, deployment configuration, logging, system hardening, threat hunting and debugging of cloud services

    • Investigate events, triage potential incidents, and work closely with multiple Snap Inc. teams during incidents to drive response efforts

    • Be a champion for security and user privacy

  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Strong Security Engineering fundamentals in several of the following areas; network security, application security, cryptography, authentication & authorization, vulnerabilities, os internals, etc.

    • Good problem solving skills

  • Minimum Qualifications: 

    • Currently pursuing a BS/BA degree (or equivalent years of experience) in computer science or a related technical field or equivalent years of experience, graduating no earlier than December 2021

    • While security engineering skills are preferred, we welcome software engineers with an interest in security

  • Preferred Qualifications:

    • Someone who gets excited by tough technical challenges

    • Someone who loves to learn, and is passionate about helping others

    • Experience with mobile apps and/or databases

    • Someone who can collaborate and work well with others

    • A passion for Snapchat and creativity!

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Client-provided location(s): Mountain View, CA, USA
Job ID: 3beb4134dde65db22fbbf42a79996e8700fbb7eb80fc34f798e03580aaa83d86
Employment Type: Other