Product Security Engineer
At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world’s largest networks that powers trillions of requests per month. Cloudflare protects and accelerates any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its intelligent global network, which gets smarter with every request. As a result, they see significant improvement in performance and a decrease in spam and other attacks. Cloudflare was recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer and named to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Company Cultures list.
We realize people do not fit into neat boxes. We are looking for curious and empathetic individuals who are committed to developing themselves and learning new skills, and we are ready to help you do that. We cannot complete our mission without building a diverse and inclusive team. We hire the best people based on an evaluation of their potential and support them throughout their time at Cloudflare. Come join us!
About the Department
Information Security at Cloudflare is a focused team committed to helping secure both Cloudflare and our customers. The Product Security team works closely with product designers and developers, ensuring that security is baked into every new system or service Cloudflare launches. Our mission is to help the company launch new services as quickly and as securely as possible.
What you'll do
We are looking for experienced Product Security Engineers to help us in our mission to build a better internet. Part engineer, part hacker, you will work in our product security team securing new products and services as they are built.
- Work alongside and product engineers and designers, providing security insight from design to inception to launch and beyond.
- Perform application security design reviews against new products and services.
- Perform code and design reviews of internal products and services.
- Track, prioritize, and evaluate risk of security issues.
- Build internal security tools that help fix security problems at scale
- Champion security in the engineering organization.
Examples of desirable skills, knowledge and experience
- Ability to investigate the impact of security problems.
- Strong knowledge of web application security issues.
- Ability to recognize application vulnerabilities and exploit them.
- Familiar with dynamic and static analysis techniques, fuzzing, and secure coding practices.
- Working knowledge of cryptography.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to be hands on and drive solutions to completion.
- Capable of writing production code, patches, and fixes for multiple codebases in at least one of GO, C/C++, Lua, PHP.
What Makes Us Special
We’re not just a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company. We’re a highly ambitious, large-scale technology company with a soul. Fundamental to our mission to help build a better Internet is protecting the free and open Internet.
Project Galileo: We equip politically and artistically important organizations and journalists with powerful tools to defend themselves against attacks that would otherwise censor their work, technology already used by Cloudflare’s enterprise customers--at no cost.
Project Athenian: We created Athenian Project to ensure that state and local governments have the highest level of protection and reliability for free, so that their constituents have access to election information and voter registration.
Path Forward Partnership: Since 2016, we have partnered with Path Forward, a nonprofit organization, to create 16-week positions for mid-career professionals who want to get back to the workplace after taking time off to care for a child, parent, or loved one.
Sound like something you’d like to be a part of? We’d love to hear from you!
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