Security Engineer

Smule, San Francisco, CA

Smule's mission is to connect the world through music.

Smule is looking for a security engineer to become the cornerstone of all security efforts internally and externally. This person will define and execute security at all levels of Engineering and Operations with a focus on our mobile applications. This person will be responsible to design the methods and work with Engineering and Operations staff to implement, test, and audit all security initiatives. If you are passionate about security and understand that security should not impede progress, this is the job for you. If you feel that security is not a hammer to wield but a base on which great products grow, this is the company for you.

  • Threat research and modeling
  • Code inspection and static/dynamic code testing
  • Complete time-sensitive design reviews within the normal product release schedules
  • Penetration testing and remediation
  • Design, implement, and enforce secure design principles and policies
  • Maintain and stay current as the security expert on all trends and vulnerabilities that face Engineering and Operations
  • Evaluates security vendors, processes, and concepts for inclusion
  • Ensure best practices for process and coding are shared across teams
  • Be able to convey security initiatives to all levels and all teams
  • Help drive architecture decisions
  • Able to assist with production issues and detect intrusion
  • 5+ years of Engineering and Operations security
  • Experience with application, networking, and system security
  • Exceptional coding skills with expert knowledge in one or more object-oriented languages, e.g Java, Objective-C, C++, C#
  • Experience with mobile application security on both iOS and Android
  • Experience with high-availibity and diverse networking and server installations across multiple datacenters
  • Experience with highly efficient server/client implementations
  • Experience with audio and video implementations is a bonus
  • Complete understanding of various tools and methods to evaluate security
  • Experience working on consumer facing product

About Smule

We believe that music is much more than just listening— it's about creating, sharing, discovering, participating, and connecting with people. It is the original social network with the power to break down barriers, touch souls and bring people together from all over the world. In 2008, we set out to create apps that enabled anyone to create, discover, love and enjoy music. Today, 1.5 % of the world's population (that's 125 million people and counting) have used Smule's apps. And they are creating communities, meeting new like-minded friends, and having fun making music together on Smule. So if you wake up humming, play a mean air guitar or anything in between, then Smule is for you―anyone can do it, no previous experience required. Interested in creating social music experiences? Check out our job openings here.

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