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Yahoo
VA, United States
30+ days ago
Yahoo
Virginia, United States
30+ days ago

Description

It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of nearly 900 million. Whether you’re looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process trillions of data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business—and the world. Want in?

As Yahoo, our brands help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI and machine-learning we’re transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology.
 
About Our Team
 
When you impact millions of people every day, you become a large target for adversaries of all types within all layers of the stack. Our job is to keep our users safe and make Yahoo one of the safest places on the Internet. We are the information security team at Yahoo; known as "The Paranoids".
 
Responsibilities
 

As a Paranoids Product Security Engineer, you have the opportunity to guide secure development for a product area and in addition, own and drive secure development initiatives affecting the overall enterprise.

Activities include the following:

  • Create application threat models and provide guidance on effective countermeasures.

  • Contribute to security architecture and assist in building and rolling out processes for secure code development and deployment.

  • Evaluate and operationalize new technologies for securing the organization.

  • Provide subject matter expertise on security controls and secure programming practices across Yahoo.

  • Collaborate with Engineering teams to drive security initiatives.



Requirements

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of hands-on security work experience

  • Ability to engage with teams to review application architectures and recommend secure designs for a fast-paced, engineering-driven environment

  • Experience with the complete software development life cycle, from requirements to design, implementation, testing, and release

  • Good written and verbal communication skills for conveying security concepts and engineering solutions

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Knowledge of application security vulnerabilities, platforms, and countermeasures

  • Experience with application programming

  • Bachelor's degree in CS/EE or related area or equivalent job experience

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at a time in a fast paced environment

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 62118699
  • Location:
    Virginia, United States
    Nebraska, United States
    Maryland, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Yahoo
  • Position Title: Paranoids Senior Product Security Engineer
  • Industry: Technology
  • Job Function: Security/Protective Services
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Experience: 2+ to 5 Years

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