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Sr. Security Engineer, Hardening

Engineering Security, Safety, Security & Insurance
in Seattle, Washington

About the Role

As a security guidance engineer, you will be working with Software and Infrastructure engineers to provide and implement security recommendations for high impact projects across Uber.

What You'll Do

  • Identify shortcomings in our security posture
  • Work with our Red & Purple Teams to respond to identified threats and recommend/implement steps to better secure our systems.
  • Assist in investigations related to security events.
  • Be on the forefront of the industry and news related to it helping us to learn from the mistakes of other companies while helping to identify solutions that will better protect our systems.
  • Leverage your security domain knowledge to assist in fine tuning of both Uber proprietary and 3rd party s/w.
  • Identify opportunities to inform the design of the systems we build within Engineering Security and participate in both the design and development of those systems.

What You'll Need

  • 7+ years of demonstrated experience in cybersecurity (Endpoint hardening, advanced email threat detection & remediation,SSO, SAML, Cryptography, etc.) *The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of and experience in many security verticals.
  • Experience in instrumentation of & using security tools (CrowdStrike, Carbon Black, ForeScout, Barracuda, Proofpoint, etc. *Equivalents are acceptable
  • Experience implementing anti malware, IPS, and EDR systems
  • Thorough understanding of authentication, authorization, and directory services

Bonus Points If

  • Experience with threat driven defense
  • Experience building countermeasures based on the kill chain or ATT&CK Framework
  • Experience with operating systems internals (Kernels) and hardening (Linux, OS X, Windows)
  • Distributed systems design (CAP theorem)
  • Software engineering experience

About the Team

Uber's Security team works to ensure the security of all private, personal and payment information for our full set of users - riders, drivers and partners. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that every single experience with Uber is simple, secure, and safe. Through a commitment to innovation and an endless drive to improve, we will ensure that Uber's systems are secure and our team possesses the tools that are needed to support investigations.

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.