Senior Security Engineer, Application Security



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Front is the modern customer service platform that helps companies delight their customers, engage their teams, and build stronger businesses. We’ve reimagined the help desk for real-time team collaboration across every customer communication channel, then powered it up with AI and automation to resolve issues and help teams work faster. Customers get exceptional service whether they’re looking for a simple, instant answer, or personalized help on their most complex issues — and you get the analytics and insights your business needs to optimize your customer experience. Over 8,500 businesses of all shapes and sizes, from ClickUp to Branch Insurance, Echo Global Logistics to Reed & Mackay rely on Front to deliver game-changing service that wins and retains customers for life.
Backed by Sequoia Capital and Salesforce Ventures, Front has raised $204M from leading venture capital firms and independent investors including top executives at Atlassian, Okta, Qualtrics, Zoom, and PagerDuty. Front has received numerous Great Place to Work accolades, including Y Combinator's list of Top Companies in 2023, #4 on Fortune’s Best Workplaces in the Bay Area™, Inc. Magazine's 2022 Best Workplaces list, Forbes Best Startup Employers 2022 List, and Best workplaces for Millennials 2022 list.
We are looking for an experienced security engineer to help build, manage, and scale Front’s security programs.

What will you be doing?

  • Help drive Front’s Application Security roadmap
  • Provide security guidance on a constant stream of new products and technologies
  • Partner with other teams at Front to constantly improve our defensive model
  • Triage and respond to reports from bug bounty
  • Perform security assessments on web applications, mobile clients, and architectural designs
  • Create and maintain secure development practices
  • Communicate security risks to stakeholders and engineers

What skills and experience do you need?

  • Solid understanding of threat modeling and web security vulnerabilities, as well as their mitigation
  • Industry experience working on security systems at a large-scale internet service
  • Strong track record of launching and delivering projects of significant complexity and high level of ambiguity
  • Strong programming skills including fluency in a dynamic language like Javascript, Python, Ruby, or similar
  • Strong understanding of core internet technologies (e.g. TCP/IP)
  • Solid understanding of web and mobile application architecture
  • Strong track record of launching and delivering projects of significant complexity and high level of ambiguity
  • Experience with large scale cloud environments
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Bonus
  • Experience with AWS technologies
  • Experience in node.js
  • Experience at a fast-growing B2B SaaS company
This position is open to Remote US.
The US hiring salary range for this full-time position is $164,000 - $215,000 a year. Individual compensation packages are based on factors unique to each candidate, including job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, training, and market conditions. At Front, we take a market-based approach to pay. In addition to cash compensation (base salary, which may include commissions or overtime pay where applicable), Fronteers are eligible to receive equity in the company. This resource will provide additional information on our location zone designations. If you have questions, please speak with a member of our recruiting team for additional information.
Zone 1: USD $164,000 - $215,000
Zone 2: USD $148,300 - $192,280
Zone 3: USD $140,100 - $181,608
These ranges may be modified by Front at our sole discretion in the future.
What we offer
✨ Competitive salary
🤝 Equity (we are post-series D & backed by some of the best VCs in the US)
🏥 Private health insurance fully covered by Front
💪 Flexible Fridays - learn more here!
🏡 Flexibility to work from home 3 days/week (unless posted as a full-remote role)
🛋 Mental health support with Modern Health
🍼 Family planning support with Maven
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