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Senior Security Engineer
Application Security
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Google Cloud Platform
  • You have 5+ years experience securing production applications
  • You have 3+ years of experience with application security tooling and processes, including code review, static code analysis, penetration testing, and risk management
  • You have experience implementing and using static and dynamic security tools
  • You have 3+ years of experience programming in at least one general purpose programming language (e.g. Python, Rust, Go)
  • You have experience operating in cloud-based environments (we use Google Cloud, but experience with other platforms is ok too)
  • You are comfortable reasoning about the security of complex systems, even if they contain components you aren't familiar with
  • You have experience leading security projects with a cross-functional group
  • Develop technical solutions to find and address security issues (including libraries and frameworks)
  • Build tools with an emphasis on self-service, automation, and performance, to help identify and mitigate application security flaws
  • Perform reviews ranging from architectural design to threat modeling and source code level assessments, providing recommendations to make our products more secure
  • Review development frameworks for security functionality, consistency, and uplift opportunities
  • Conduct application security assessments across all Discord services both user-facing and internal
  • Discover weaknesses in Discord by using both manual and automated methods (code reviews, threat models, static scans, penetration tests)
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Threat Modeling and analyzing complex designs
  • Experience programming in at least one systems programming language (e.g. C, C++)
  • Familiarity with common application vulnerabilities on the platforms Discord ships on (that's all of them)
  • Experience with Linux system administration (we use Ubuntu)
  • Experience developing, operating, and debugging distributed systems

1,001-5,000 employees

Gaming communication platform
Company Overview
Discord's mission is to build an easy-to-use communication service that gives people a place to talk, build relationships, and belong.
  • Stay healthy - We take care of our team with comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision plans.
  • Parental perks - Spend some quality time with the next generation with parental leave, fertility, adoption, and surrogacy benefits.
  • Kick back - Stay refreshed with over 19 paid holidays, use-what-you-need sick days, and four weeks of PTO.
  • Commute easy - In a non-COVID world, get up to $270 per month for your commuting and parking needs.
  • The loadout - When we’re back in the office, enjoy daily catered lunches and snacks, a desk fund to make your space yours, and whatever you need for your computer setup, including a headphone allowance.
  • Wellness on us - Take advantage of a quarterly wellness allowance for your gym membership or other wellness activities. Virtual yoga every week!
  • Transgender benefits - Discord will reimburse up to $20,000 for any procedure related to transition.
  • Discord HQ - Our office is located in Potrero Hill, a little neighborhood in San Francisco near awesome coffee and food.
  • Relocation - Excellent relocation bonuses for new hires moving to San Francisco (once it’s safe to return).
Company Core Values
  • Upside Down Leadership
  • Small & Mighty Teams
  • Unleash Talent
  • It’s a marathon, not a sprint