Security and Abuse Analyst, Safe Browsing

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Job Description

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 2 years of experience in web security, risk analytics, anti-abuse, fraud detection/prevention, data analytics, and/or data science.
  • Experience with statistical software (e.g. R), database language (e.g. SQL), and/or scripting languages (e.g. Python).

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Analytics, or related technical discipline.
  • Knowledge of domain in security, phishing, malware, and/or related anti-abuse topics.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: querying and analyzing large datasets (e.g., SQL, MapReduce, Hadoop), statistical analysis (e.g., R, Stata, SPSS, SAS), and/or data-focused programming (e.g., Python, C/C++, Java).
  • Understanding of how the internet works economically, socially, and technically.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts and manage competing stakeholder demands.

About the job

Trust & Safety team members are tasked with identifying and taking on the biggest problems that challenge the safety and integrity of our products. They use technical know-how, excellent problem-solving skills, user insights, and proactive communication to protect users and our partners from abuse across Google products like Search, Maps, Gmail, and Google Ads. On this team, you're a big-picture thinker and strategic team-player with a passion for doing what’s right. You work globally and cross-functionally with Google engineers and product managers to identify and fight abuse and fraud cases at Google speed - with urgency. And you take pride in knowing that every day you are working hard to promote trust in Google and ensuring the highest levels of user safety.

As a Security and Abuse Analyst, you will help the team in its mission to protect Google’s users. Our goal is to increase the coverage, accuracy, and speed of the Safe Browsing enforcement system and understand the global threat environment for phishing, malware, and unwanted software. Our team also works to improve the user experience internally and externally by communicating with webmasters, users, and partners.

In this role, you will detect and prevent abuses such as phishing and malware. You will work to ensure that the trust users place in Safe Browsing and in Google as a broader brand and company is well founded. You will use problem-solving skills to make data-driven plans.

At Google we work hard to earn our users’ trust every day. Trust & Safety is Google’s team of abuse fighting and user trust experts working daily to make the internet a safer place. We partner with teams across Google to deliver bold solutions in abuse areas such as malware, spam and account hijacking. A diverse team of Analysts, Policy Specialists, Engineers, and Program Managers, we work to reduce risk and fight abuse across all of Google’s products, protecting our users, advertisers, and publishers across the globe in over 40 languages.


  • Perform complex data analyses to identify harmful entities, design and implement key performance metrics, examine trends, and identify system vulnerabilities.
  • Analyze potentially malicious websites and software to understand their behavior and impact on users.
  • Improve tools or systems by influencing key stakeholders with data and analysis.
  • Enhance operational workflows via process improvements and automation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional groups such as Engineering, Product, and Legal to improve system accuracy, fix product loopholes, and provide users with a better online experience.

Company Info.


Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that focuses on search engine technology, online advertising, cloud computing, computer software, quantum computing, e-commerce, artificial intelligence, and consumer electronics. It has been referred to as the -most powerful company in the world- and one of the world's most valuable brands due to its market dominance, data collection, and technological advantages in the area of AI.

  • Industry
    E-commerce,Artificial intelligence,Internet services,Cloud computing,Computer software,Advertising,Computer hardware,Consumer electronics
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  • Location
    1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
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