Senior Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA, United States
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San Francisco, CA, United States
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We are reinventing global trade.

Flexport helps more than 10,000 clients and suppliers lead all aspects of their supply chain operations. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B from investors that include the Founders Fund, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Y Combinator, Wells Fargo, & Softbank. 

With offices on three continents, our team is as global as our client base and we’re excited to continue building a product and service they love. Wherever you are, whichever role you play, you’re guaranteed to share your day with committed, encouraging, and resourceful team members. 

Flexport is looking for Security Engineers to help Flexport establish itself as the most trusted company in the global trade ecosystem.  

What you’ll do:

  • Develop application security services consumed by product teams across our global infrastructure.
  • Build tools that automate manual processes improving the security of Flexports products and data.
  • Evangelize security within the engineering organization.
  • Collaborate with engineering stakeholders on addressing systemic security issues.
  • Lead application security innovation, and provide technical direction to product teams for securing applications and development processes.
  • Conduct application design reviews and build compensating security solutions.
  • Work closely with cross functional teams to conceive security strategies and features that will help keep Flexport’s customer data safe.

What you’ll need:

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Excellence in problem-solving, strategic thinking, and collaboration with cross-functional teams.
  • 3+ years of security engineering experience supporting product development and engineering teams in a fast-paced global environment.
  • Experience securing CI/CD pipelines enabling strong security controls through the implementation of custom built tooling.
  • Experience performing code audits on internal and open source libraries for inclusion in our products.
  • Experience with IaaS cloud infrastructure, container technologies, and software-oriented architecture.
  • Experience building security tools in languages such as Go, JavaScript, Python, or Ruby.

Where you’ll work:

Our flagship office is on Market Street. We’re dog-friendly. We do a lot of 1:1s at the beautiful Yerba Buena Gardens and, as a truly global company, we don’t let geography slow us down. We rotate hack-a-thons and move Flexporters all around the world.

Investing your time with Flexport means having immediate impact, all over the world. You’re empowered to do what’s best for everyone and trusted to make the right decisions when and where you need them. Join our collective of entrepreneurs and improve the world’s experience in global trade. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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