Engineering Lead, Software Security

| Austin
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Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we serve. We are leading the transformation of the genetics industry, by making genetic testing affordable and accessible for everyone to guide health decisions across all stages of life. 

The mission for our Cloud Platform team is to create the systems upon which the rest of Invitae is built. It provides self-service tooling, automation, and application deployment technology to support Invitae’s efforts to expand genetic services.

The genetic testing space is moving and expanding quickly. In support of the Invitae mission, our engineering team needs to continue to move faster but with a greater focus on safety. We take the security and privacy of our users’ healthcare information very seriously as our brand promise begins with a strong level of trust. 

We are building security fundamentals directly into the DNA of the platform by offering common functionality like authentication, authorization, secret management, and making secure development and operational methodologies the default.

We are looking for a strong Technical and People leader who wants to build this platform and ensure security and privacy across all of our customer and patient experiences.

What you'll be doing:

  • Solve whole classes of security issues with reusable services and libraries
  • Build and extend systems and services that will securely transmit and store sensitive data
  • Create shared patterns for secure services and drive adoption of these patterns
  • Participate in code reviews and identify security issues
  • Lead, support and mentor engineers in secure development practices and be a security subject matter expert within the broader team
  • Work with product teams to plan and implement security features at the platform level
  • Build authentication, authorization, encryption, and key/secret management solutions
  • Collaborate with product and engineering to balance security risk with product advancement
  • Support security features in our production environment
  • Lead, mentor and support engineering staff’s technical and professional growth 
  • Facilitate problem-solving across teams and groups
  • Translate business requirements across the company to best-in-class experiences
  • Being hands-on with our engineering solutions and driving technical excellence within the team
  • Help recruit, hire and build high-performance teams

What you bring:

  • Significant experience and passion for building security-focused platforms and customer-facing applications that perform at scale
  • Software engineering fundamentals with front-end and back-end applications
  • Experience working with multiple programming languages and switching between frameworks as necessary - Python, Kotlin, Scala, and Go
  • Experience successfully triaging and resolving security bugs and incidents
  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills across engineering organizations
  • Experience building identity, authentication, authorization and secrets management systems
  • Experience with successfully leading teams in a results-based environment

Preferred: 

  • Evangelized secure coding practices across organizational boundaries
  • Experience threat modeling new and existing applications
  • Knowledgeable in secure development practices and common vulnerabilities
  • Passionate about creating great developer experiences for security features and services
  • Should have worked extensively with cloud providers such as AWS
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
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    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages

Location

Situated in Austin's Central Business District, one block West of the Texas State Capitol.

What are Invitae Perks + Benefits

Invitae Benefits Overview

At Invitae, our employees are the key to our continued success. Our culture is one of our most important strengths. A set of commitments we make to each other and to our customers to build a world-class organization in service of our mission. That is why Invitae proudly offers comprehensive perks and benefits program with choice and flexibility in mind.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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