Security Engineer, Instagram

Instagram’s Product Security team is seeking a skilled and motivated hacker to help us protect the security and privacy of over a billion people. You will be relied upon to provide engineering and product teams with the security expertise necessary to make confident product decisions. Come help us make life hard for the bad guys.
Security Engineer, Instagram Responsibilities
  • Conduct regular security assessments on new and existing products and perform code reviews to proactively find potential vulnerabilities
  • Provide security guidance on a constant stream of new products and technologies
  • Take an active role in driving internal security and privacy initiatives
  • Interact directly with the security community regarding vulnerabilities and threats
  • Perform analysis of logs from a variety of sources to identify potential threats
  • Build automation for identification, response, and remediation of malicious activity
  • Analyze, assess, and respond to various internet threats
Minimum Qualifications
  • Well versed in understanding and explaining internet security issues and/or mobile security issues
  • Experience communicating and collaborating with product development teams, privacy teams and other cross-functional partners
  • 3+ years of industry experience developing and implementing security features and solutions
  • Experience conducting code review and provide advice on secure product design
  • Experience with any programming language (PHP, Python, Java, Perl, Ruby, etc.)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience contributing to the security community (public research, blogging, presentations, etc.)
  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
About the Facebook company
Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we’re just getting started.
Facebook is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or who are neurodivergent, and to candidates with sincerely held religious beliefs or requiring pregnancy related support. If you need support, please reach out to
(Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $151,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)

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