Senior Security Engineer

Posted on 6/11/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Enables anonymous career-related information sharing

Compensation Overview

$140.2k - $149.9kAnnually

+ Bonus + Restricted Stock Units (RSU)


Chicago, IL, USA

Required Skills
  • 8+ years of experience with security engineering in e-commerce, internet, or social networking settings
  • Background in Computer Science, Information Systems
  • Hands-on expertise operating in an AWS environment with mastery of architecture and security capabilities in the cloud
  • Mastery of multiple security domains such as intrusion detection, incident response, malware analysis, and forensics
  • Strong knowledge of UNIX operating systems
  • Advanced programming abilities in Python or similar language
  • Knowledge of web application security, browser security models, and application security vulnerabilities such as the OWASP Top Ten
  • Deep understanding of network attacks, DDoS, Phishing, email protocols/security/spam, encryption, authentication, logging and log analysis, IP and device reputation, and security rules and policies
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders such as engineering/operations teams, internal business units, external incident response teams, and law enforcement throughout the incident lifecycle
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, solid team player, with demonstrated abilities in analysis and problem-solving
  • A commitment to add to our culture of DEI
  • Design, deploy, manage and improve critical security infrastructure services/tools for authentication and authorization, PKI, secrets management, logging, detection, vulnerability management and more
  • Partner with teams throughout Glassdoor on technology initiatives to improve security and bring standard methodologies to our products and services
  • Analyze the latest attacker techniques and develop approaches to detect them across the company's diverse environments and endpoints
  • Define, implement, and tune detective capabilities and data sources to detect and remediate malicious activity
  • Work with engineering and operations teams to implement threat detection signals, deploy new tooling, and improve response capabilities
  • Analyze security data and report on threats and incidents across various platforms and environments
  • Mentor team members, junior and senior, in state-of-the-art incident response practices
  • Research and design ways to achieve risk reduction objectives in creative ways, including expanding our current tool stack where appropriate
  • Assist with security incidents that the company may face in alignment with our response processes
  • Assess risk arising from third parties, vendors and partners in our ecosystem and design controls to mitigate such risks
  • Document security processes and standards.

Glassdoor operates as a career community platform that provides job-seekers with transparent and confidential insights through company reviews, salary data, and job postings. With its commitment to ensuring secure and private connections, this company stands as a leader in leveraging technology to empower individuals to make informed career choices. A career with this company promises engagement with innovative tech solutions and a supportive community-driven environment, appealing to those passionate about enhancing career opportunities for others.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Medical, dental, & vision coverage


401(k) with 50% match

Professional development