Senior Application Security Engineer
Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Founded in 2012, EasyPost is a YC unicorn whose mission is to make shipping simple for businesses, from garage startups to the Fortune 500. Shipping, now more than ever, is the backbone of the global economy, but integrating the technology-enabled operations of a modern business with the low-tech and complex shipping industry has always been a challenge. EasyPost solves this problem with the first developer-friendly REST API for shipping, and we continue to push boundaries and discover new ways to simplify shipping for all. Our team is rapidly growing, and this is the perfect time to get on board. Join us, and help build the shipping infrastructure of the future.
About the role:
Do you like the idea of designing and building secure-by-default solutions that will protect the data of millions of end users that receive EasyPost packages every single day? The Senior Security Engineer will play a critical role in maintaining and improving the security of EasyPost’s growing and evolving logistics ecosystem. Responsibilities will include identifying, planning, and completing high-impact security projects, reviewing new proposed product features, building new security systems and programs. The Senior Security Engineer will leverage their experience and creativity to protect millions of users, the company, and our partner organizations against both identified and emerging security risks.
What you will do:
o Lead the design, building and maintenance of security systems and infrastructure that support the organization's evolving business and security goals.
o Collaborate with other teams to integrate security and privacy controls and technology into the company’s overall planning and development process from project inception to project delivery.
o Build systems and programs that help security at EasyPost to scale efficiently in both breadth and depth of coverage.
o Embrace “shift-left” DevSecOps patterns, including infrastructure-as-code and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery design patterns that move security feedback to the earliest phases of product development and provide faster feedback to partner teams.
o Design and build key competitive security features within the product itself that will support continued business growth among security-conscious customers.
o Build and maintain security alerting infrastructure that delivers timely, relevant, and actionable alerts directly to internal staff, customers, and users.
o Create and maintain self-service documentation, training material, and knowledge base resources that help developers be more productive and write safer code.
o Work directly with M&A entities to integrate their products and improve the overall security posture of their existing development and support environments.
o 6+ years of related work experience.
o Ability to code proficiently in at least two of the following programming languages: Python, Ruby, Go, and Rust.
o Ability to design systems that are simple to understand, maintainable, scalable, and resilient.
o Prior experience securing large-scale web applications and/or Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), including performing security design reviews, vulnerability assessments, and building testing strategies for logic flaws.
o The ability to understand and communicate concepts around threat modeling and risk management, including to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
o Proven history of building strong partnerships with Engineering and Product teams to deliver world-class products and features.
o Working knowledge of several compliance and regulatory frameworks (SOC2, ISO 27001, SOX/ITGC, HIPAA, GDPR, CCPA, etc…)
o Experience in assessing risk and selecting key objectives during the vendor management lifecycle for software, hardware, cloud, and software-as-a-service vendors.
o Deep knowledge of how to build and maintain mixed computing environments (Linux, Windows, Mac OS, and mobile devices).
o Past experience with migrating applications and services to public cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc…)
What We Offer:
o Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
o Competitive compensation package and equity
o 401(k) match
o Monthly work from home stipend of $50 net
o Flexible work schedule and paid time off
o Collaborative culture with a supportive team
o A great place to work with unlimited growth opportunities
o The opportunity to make massive contributions at a hyper-growth company
o Make an impact on a product helping ship millions of packages per day
Data Privacy Notice for Job Applicants:
"EasyPost is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law."
To be considered for this position, you must be authorized and based in the United States.