Security Engineering Manager, Detection

Seattle, WA

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At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft Security builds systems to protect and defend infrastructure. We consult with teams as they build and launch new products and features, proactively plans for the unexpected, and responds to incidents that occur. Our work has company wide impact and takes place at all levels of the stack, from infrastructure to web application security, as well as mobile apps, IT, bikes, scooters, and autonomous vehicles. We believe in scaling security through engineering fundamentals, automation, and tooling. Check out our blog posts at https://eng.lyft.com/tagged/security to learn more about some of the things we’ve built.


Detection Engineering owns ingestion of security related events, identification of anomalies, and produces insights to stakeholders across the business.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop detection vision, roadmap, and strategy focused on identification of high-value, actionable insights
  • Manage a team of high performing software engineers that implement detection systems. Attract and retain a diverse team. Lead by objective
  • Support efforts to enable periodic compliance activities
  • Work across engineering to build relationships with other teams. Use their feedback and understand their goals to build and prioritize a roadmap for your org
  • Mentor and guide the professional and technical development of your team members; help develop their careers and assign them to projects tailored to their skill levels, personalities, work styles, and professional goals
  • Build teams that are collaborative, inclusive, and respectful of each other
  • Provide continuous feedback, address underperformance, and recognize the individual strengths and contributions of your team members
  • Create plans for prioritizing technical and resourcing challenges in your organization
  • Instill a spirit of continuous improvement in the team’s code, architecture, and processes
  • Work closely with the Lyft recruiting team to hire high potential candidates from diverse background
Experience:
  • 2+ years experience leading engineering-focused security teams
  • Ability to communicate complex information, concepts, or ideas in a confident and well-organized manner through verbal, written, and/or visual means
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Experience with (or a deep interest in) computer security, ideally in both attacking and defending services
  • Experience guiding teams through planning, prioritization, and execution of work
  • Nice to have: direct experience as an individual contributor or manager on a detection team, experience with streaming and data systems such as Kafka, Hive, Flink, or Beam, experience with cloud based security or Kubernete
Benefits:
  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment  without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. 

Job tags: Architecture Automation Compliance Strategy
Job region(s): North America
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