Security Engineer, Product

San Francisco

Pinterest’s Security team is seeking an experienced Product Security Engineer to help keep our million users safe from real-world threats. You will build tooling, product enhancements, and work with teams to improve our overall security posture. We are looking for a candidate with a passion for security and innovation, who will research and develop new solutions to secure our products.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Build out tools and product enhancements to better secure Pinterest users and data
  • Code using primarily one of these languages: Python, Go, Java
  • Work cross function to architect scalable and secure solutions to a variety of Pinterest’s problems
  • Conduct regular security assessments
  • Interact directly with the security community regarding vulnerabilities and threats

 

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of experience in product security or security related software engineering role
  • Enthusiasm for the constant fight to ensure security and privacy
  • Deep knowledge developing and debugging in Python, Go or Java
  • Experience with dynamic/static analysis tooling a plus

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