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Advanced Platform Security Engineer

Engineering Security, Safety, Security & Insurance in Palo Alto, CA

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

 

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

About the Role

 

You immerse yourself in all aspects of security. You are looking for an opportunity that will try your technical skills and challenge your creativity. You are ready to face a wide range of security questions, many of which have not been considered before.

 

Production servers, networks, endpoint devices, and data are safe in your hands. You are a subject matter expert who wants to implement tactical solutions and contribute to the bigger picture.

What You’ll Do

  • You’ll be tasked with improving security across all aspects of the Uber Advanced Platform Group. This infrastructure will run complex new services and it will operate at significant scale. You will be challenged every day.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on network architecture and security
  • Perform security assessments of production, corporate, and cloud infrastructure
  • Define and implement network access control policies across routers, switches, firewalls, and hosts
  • Harden our networks against attacks
  • Instrument systems to enable detection of intrusions
  • Create services and tools to manage the security of our network
  • Support all aspects of the Uber Advanced Platform Group

What You’ll Need

  • Push the boundaries of security technology to create defenses for large scale production infrastructure and networks
  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Expertise in operations and management of carrier-class routers, switches, and firewalls
  • Solid foundational knowledge of technologies around network security including Linux, PKI, DNS, load balancing, IPSec, TLS and HTTP
  • Programming skills in languages such as Python, Go, C, Java, Bash, PowerShell
  • Involved with common network security industry practices, forums, and institutions

See our Candidate Privacy Statement

At Uber we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Uber is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.