Security Engineer

Reddit Inc.
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  • Experience

    2-4 year
  • Salary

    $110,000-$120,000
  • Location

    United States
  • Job Function

    Security Engineer
  • Industry

    Information Technology
  • Qualification

    Degree in Computer Engineering

Key Skills

GoLang, Python Programming, C++, Kubernetes-K8s

Job Description

The Reddit Security team is rapidly developing, and this is an opportunity to get in and have an outsized impact on a highly skilled and motivated team. We look for humble experts with a relentlessly resourceful and entrepreneurial, ?can do? view of security. We want to deliver facts and not FUD to the business to enable Reddit to manage risk more effectively. Culture is important to us and a learning and developing mentality is vital regardless of the work assigned. 

If you work tirelessly to break into computer networks and just as tirelessly to ensure others cannot, we need you. The ideal candidate will work to modernize Reddit’s security controls and monitoring across our cloud environments, operating systems, and authentication and admin services.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Build tools and processes for automating security controls and monitoring at scale
  • Assist the team in improving our incident response capabilities
  • Guide our infrastructure teams in implementing security best practices for cloud environments. 
  • Lead security initiatives across the organization and harden our infrastructure against attack
  • Represent Reddit’s security program outside of the company at security conferences

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years Unix and network administration experience
  • Experience securing large and diverse networks and services
  • Architecture and design experience for modern SIEMs, commercial or open source
  • Cloud security experience with Amazon AWS (Flow logs, CloudTrail, GuardDuty, VPCs, Security Groups, CloudWatch, Kinesis, Lambda, etc.). GCP experience a plus
  • Familiarity with common cloud security monitoring services such as Evident, ThreatStack, DivvyCloud, Cloud Custodian
  • 2+ years securing Kubernetes environments and familiarity with common commercial and open source Kubernetes security services
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business representatives in explaining security topics clearly and where necessary, in layman's terms
  • Understanding of modern network protocols including HTTPS and TLS
  • Understanding of authentication protocols and frameworks to include OAuth, OpenID, SSO/SAML
  • Familiarity with dynamic and static analysis tools
  • Ability to code in Python and shell scripts. Experience with Go, Rust, Scala, Lua, C, and/or C++ a plus
  • Familiarity with common reconnaissance, exploitation, and post exploitation frameworks
  • Experience with common security compliance initiatives such as SOC2, CSA, ISO27001

Qualities:

  • Humble expert with a sense of urgency
  • Skilled at taking complex topics and making them simple
  • Comfortable explaining and justifying difficult decisions to any audience

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Company Info.

Reddit Inc.

Reddit is an American social news aggregation, content rating, and discussion website. network of more than 100,000 communities where people can dive into anything through experiences built around their interests, hobbies and passions. Reddit users submit, vote and comment on content, stories and discussions about the topics they care about the most. From pets to parenting, there’s a community for everybody on Reddit.

  • Industry
    Information Technology
  • No. of Employees
    800
  • Location
    548 Market St, San Francisco, California 94104, United States
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