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Senior Software Engineer - Security

Reddit, San Francisco

Reddit is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website.


"The front page of the internet,” Reddit is comprised of thousands of user-run communities, each with its own front page, unique focus, and moderator team. Founded in 2005, Reddit is a place for community, conversation, and connection with over 330 million users worldwide.

Reddit is looking for an intelligent, motivated individual who is enthusiastic about leading Security. As a Senior Security Engineer, you will participate in the effort to design, manage and further security monitoring and practices in Reddit environments.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans
  • Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate security-focused tools and services
  • Develop and interpret security policies and procedures
  • Develop and deliver training materials and evangelize good security practices
  • Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security products and technologies

What We Can Expect From You:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • 6+ years of application security experience
  • Strong experience and detailed technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security.
  • Experience in Python, HTML, JavaScript
  • Excellent leadership skills and teamwork skills

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with PostgreSQL and Cassandra
  • Experience with both application and operational security
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture and web services security
  • Experience with the application of threat modeling or other risk identification techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated

What You Can Expect From Us:

  • Competitive Healthcare Benefits Package
  • Quarterly Dependent Care or Pet Care Stipend
  • Family Expansion Benefits
  • 4 Months Parental Leave with Flexible Return-To-Work Programming
  • Professional & Personal Development Stipends
  • Unlimited Vacation, Annual Travel Stipend, and 10 Paid Holidays
  • Onsite Wellness Classes and Wellness Stipend
  • 401k Plan with Employer Contributions
  • Monthly Commuter Stipend
  • Monthly Cell Phone Allowance
  • Paid Volunteer Days, plus Reddit For Good Volunteer Opportunities
  • Catered Meals & Snacks
  • The opportunity to bring goodness into the world, one subreddit at a time

About Reddit

Founded by Steve Huffman and Alexis Ohanian in 2005, Reddit is an online community where users submit, vote, and comment on content, news, and discussions. Nicknamed "the front page of the internet," Reddit is one of the top ten sites in the United States (source: Alexa), with hundreds of millions of users each month on desktop, mobile web, and our official Android/iOS apps. 

Want to learn more about Reddit? Visit https://www.reddit.com/