Security Engineer

San Francisco, California, USA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 132K - 190K *

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About Twitch

Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and passions. We’re always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on Linkedin, Twitter and on our Blog.

About the Position

Twitch is looking for a Security Engineer to join our Security Engineering (SecEng) team. Reporting to the SecEng manager as part of the greater Security Architecture & Engineering organization, our team’s mission is to empower Twitch communities to build securely. We are a new team looking for people that enjoy deep diving on technical details, driving down vulnerabilities, and providing tools as products to uplift Twitch’s security posture. Does that sound like you or like someone you want to be? Cool! We would like for you to apply.

As a Security Engineer on SecEng, you will work with teams across the organization to identify, prioritize, and remediate vulnerabilities relevant to Twitch infrastructure. You will build and maintain security tooling and services to support the expanding needs of the Twitch Security organization. You will research and prototype new technologies and systems to support these ends. You will work directly with Twitch teams to gather requirements and support existing solutions. You will directly contribute to the ever evolving team goals and strategic planning.

You will have experience with one or more security relevant domains and will have a passion for security and learning new things. Hungry to learn, you will grow with the team through both internal and external training, as well as through mentorships with other Twitch engineers. If you think that you're interested, and that you may be qualified, please contact us. You cannot waste our time.

You Will:

• Build automation to determine which vulnerabilities need to be prioritized for remediation
• Work with teams across the company to prioritize the remediation of identified vulnerabilities
• Develop Infrastructure as Code in CDK and Ansible for security tooling we operate
• Review and improve the operability of our services through the addition of new metrics and alerts
• Participate in a (very quiet) 24x7 oncall rotation supporting Twitch Security’s use of our tools

Basic Qualifications

You Have:

• Have a clear understanding of cloud computing services/deployment architecture
• 2+ years of demonstrated experience (including internships and large extracurricular academic projects) with focus in areas such as systems, network, operations, software development, or security; design, implementation, support, and evaluation of security-focused tools and services

Preferred Qualifications

Bonus Points

• Fluency with AWS
• You understand essential security concepts such as least privilege and ?
• You've worked with Splunk, ElasticSearch, or other log management platforms
• You understand how to work with large data sets
• You have experience in at least one of the following languages: Go, Ruby, Java, C++, Python
• Experience working with infrastructure as code (Terraform, CloudFormation, CDK)
• Experience providing tooling used by other engineers
• Experience identifying security risks and developing mitigation plans


• Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
• 401(k), Maternity & Parental Leave
• Flexible PTO
• Commuter Benefits
• Amazon Employee Discount
• Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages),
• Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
• Free Snacks & Beverages

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, or other legally protected status.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

Tags: Ansible Automation AWS C Cloud Elasticsearch Java Python Ruby Splunk Terraform Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development Fitness / gym Flex hours Flex vacation Health care Insurance Lunch / meals Medical leave Parental leave Salary bonus Snacks / Drinks

Region: North America
Country: United States
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