Security Engineer, Corporate

Pinterest, San Francisco, CA

Visual discovery destination

About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. As a Pinterest employee, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping users make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet. Pinterest’s Security team is seeking an experienced Security Engineer to drive corporate security initiatives and keep our employees and infrastructure safe from real-world threats. In this role you will have the opportunity to solve challenging problems and provide meaningful impact on our overall security posture. We are looking for a candidate with a passion for both security and innovation, while minimizing employee friction and maximizing productivity.  

What you’ll do:

  • Perform security assessments and enhance the posture of core corporate infrastructure and services
  • Develop or implement tooling to detect and mitigate threats
  • Harden our endpoints, servers, and network infrastructure against abuse and nefarious activity
  • Interface with other teams, and take a leadership role in driving internal security and privacy initiatives

What we're looking for

  • 5+ years experience in Information security space covering network, systems and/or application security 
  • Proficient in developing and building tools in Python, Go, Ruby or similar scripting language
  • Knowledge of operating system internals (macOS, Linux) and network fundamentals
  • Exposure to digital forensics and incident response 
  • Enthusiasm and passion for security and staying abreast of new attacks and adversarial TTPs 


About Pinterest

Pinterest is full of possibilities to design your life. Discover recipes, style inspiration, projects for your home and other ideas to try. 

Want to learn more about Pinterest? Visit Pinterest's website.