Application Security Engineer

Posted 14 Apr 2020


San Francisco IT Jobs (Information Systems Security Jobs)

Help secure Stripe, our users, and the internet.

Stripe’s application security team is responsible for both finding bugs and designing mitigations for broad classes of bugs. We use and work on state of the art tools, maintain the infrastructure that supports our efforts, and empower Product Engineering (who focus on anything from core payments APIs, to powerful dashboards, to mobile apps and consumer-facing products) to move to move quickly without compromising on safety. Because of the nature of Stripe’s product, nearly every system we operate needs to interact with sensitive financial and personal data, making the security team an extremely dynamic environment to join. You will:

Work with our code
Inform what we do and how we do it
Develop techniques to ensure engineering teams find flaws before they are introduced into production
Be a security subject matter expert and respond to any security engineering question
Work with engineering teams to design solutions that are inherently secure
Be a champion for simple security models
Correctly balance security risk and product advancement
Lead software security initiatives
Lead threat modeling discussions
Evaluate the security posture of existing applications
Perform proactive research to detect new attack vectors and pentest internal and external apps

We’re looking for someone who has:

Software engineering experience in a production environment
A deep understanding of the web’s architecture
A knack for finding flaws in software and can efficiently communicate how to fix them
Strong communication skills and is accustomed to working closely with a product team
Doesn’t always default to industry norms when solving a problem
An ability to think like an attacker to develop threat models
Has designed and implemented mitigations for common classes of bugs
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