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Remote Staff Security Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2024

As a Security Software Engineer at Privy, you will take on large areas of ownership in Privy’s application and infrastructure security. You’ll work with the entire team to protect our infrastructure product and continue to perfect our security practices at large. Security is the core pillar of our organization and your work will be mission-critical to protect apps that use Privy. You will work to improve threat models, evaluate architectural tradeoffs and build seamless user experiences that are secure by default. Above all, we are building a company together to ship products that users love.

What you'll do

  • Design end-to-end systems that are resilient to attacks from a wide range of threats

  • Iterate on threat models and product architectures against those threat models

  • Build core Privy features, infrastructure, and tooling that advance our security posture and safeguard data and assets for millions of users

  • Proactively assess infrastructure, architecture, privacy, application, and product security and prioritize recommendations and solutions with the team

What we're looking for

  • Strong software engineering skills

  • Deep expertise building secure systems on the web

  • A strong understanding of web, browser and infrastructure security

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • Years of experience working within a team on InfoSec and AppSec practices

  • A balanced perspective on design and architectural tradeoffs across security and product experience

  • Experience with IAM, secrets management, secure access to production, secure CI/CD

Bonus points if you have...

  • Experience with React/Typescript

  • An interest in applied cryptography and cryptosystem design

  • Understanding of blockchain technologies, protocols, exploits, and frameworks

  • Previously helped shape a security program, incident response policy, bug bounty program

Engineering at Privy

Engineering at Privy is not just about writing world-class code. We create software that turns complex technical systems into delightful developer tools. We assemble tried-and-true primitives into intuitive, responsive APIs and beautiful interfaces. We believe in open-source work and transparency with our teammates and users. We encourage each other to think big, run experiments and follow our curiosity so we can build better tooling that lets developers shine and empowers their users.

Privy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, regardless of background, identity, or status.