Full-Time

Security Software Engineer – Senior

Product

Updated on 5/7/2024

Character.AI

Character.AI

51-200 employees

AI-driven intelligent agent development

AI & Machine Learning

Senior

Menlo Park, CA, USA

Required Skills
Kubernetes
Agile
Python
JavaScript
React.js
Node.js
TypeScript
AWS
Go
Next.js
Flask
React Native
Linux/Unix
Django
Google Cloud Platform
Requirements
  • At least 5 years of experience in application or product security
  • Familiarity with common web application and web service attack vectors and their mitigations
  • Ability to understand and contribute code to complex codebases
  • Familiarity with common web application authentication flows
  • Experience articulating and implementing a secure software development lifecycle in a fast-growing and agile startup
  • Familiarity with cloud environments such as GCP or AWS
  • Experience with common web application frameworks and system design patterns
  • Understanding of common CI/CD-based workflows
  • Proficiency in Linux-based server environments with a high degree of comfort on the Linux CLI
  • Experience architecting secure system designs to meet product requirements at scale
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes concepts
  • Experience with bug bounty program management
  • Familiarity with common mobile application vulnerabilities
  • First-hand experience with product feature development
  • Familiarity with React and/or React Native, TypeScript/JavaScript, NextJS, Node.js, Python, Django, Flask, or Golang
  • Previous experience in a technology startup
Responsibilities
  • Maturing product development workflows
  • Hardening service and application architectures
  • Implementing a vision for a secure software development lifecycle
  • Protecting cutting-edge large language models, user data, and reputation from threat actors
  • Envisioning and implementing ways to holistically harden the product
  • Implementing framework-level mitigations for recurrent application vulnerabilities
  • Advocating for a comprehensive secure software development lifecycle
  • Integrating tooling into CI/CD pipelines to automate the secure development lifecycle
  • Ensuring new features are designed with security in mind from the start
  • Coordinating security assessments of product features
  • Managing bug bounty program

As a leader in the development of intelligent agents powered by advanced artificial intelligence, machine learning, and natural language processing, this company offers a dynamic work environment focused on technical excellence and cutting-edge research. Employees are at the forefront of AI technology, contributing to impactful solutions that improve user experiences across various applications. The collaborative and innovative culture ensures continuous professional growth and a chance to be part of pioneering changes in AI technology.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$150M

Headquarters

Menlo Park, California

Founded

2021

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

65%

1 year growth

246%

2 year growth

642%