Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA

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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 Role

Twitch is looking for a Security Engineer to join our Security Architecture (SecArch) team. Reporting to the Senior Manager of the Security Engineering Organization, our team's mission is to guide Twitch communities to build securely. We are looking for people who want partner with our Twitch peers to level up Twitch's security posture and reduce infrastructural security risks. We are passionate about helping teams with infrastructure design and implementation, creating policies to guide our peers, and identifying and prioritizing Twitch data and infrastructure risks. 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 SecArch, you will partner with Twitch teams to protect Twitch's data, implement important security controls, and evaluate and remediate security risk. You'll help us relaunch our Third-party Application Review program and determine our Architecture Review Program. We do not expect you to be an expert in all of the team's responsibilities but we do expect you to be familiar with several of the team's responsibility areas, or well versed in one of them and interested in the other areas.

You Will:

  • Design patterns, repeatable guidance, and where necessary, policy
  • Recognize and adopt best practices in security engineering fields throughout the organization
  • Consult with both product-focused and horizontal teams, both engineering and not
  • Help teams to make the right security calls
  • Perform architecture and data handling reviews
  • Perform risk assessments and risk exceptions

You Have:

  • Have a clear understanding of cloud computing services/deployment architecture
  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience in network, system, or software architecture; design, implementation, support, and evaluation of security-focused tools and services
  • Experience identifying security risks, and developing mitigation plans

Bonus Points

  • Fluency with AWS
  • Demonstrate software development proficiency (Go, Python, Perl, or Java)
  • Experience performing risk and vulnerability assessments

Perks

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

 

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

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, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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