Paranoids Senior Software Engineer- Security Automation

Verizon Media
Dulles, VA
Oct 09, 2021
Oct 20, 2021
Full Time
It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of nearly 900 million. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massive ad tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process trillions of data points a day, what you do here will have a huge impact on our business"A cents € and the world. Want in?When you impact millions of people every single day, you become a large target for adversaries of all types within all layers of the stack. Our job is to keep our users safe and make Yahoo one of the safest places on the Internet.We are the information security team at Yahoo, known as " The Paranoids ".We protect Yahoo, its brands, and their members. We deliver information security solutions and services to protect information assets, computing infrastructure, applications and data. We work to address vulnerabilities before they can be exploited against Yahoo.As a Senior Software Engineer- Security Automation , you will be responsible for developing custom solutions for our vulnerability management, bug bounty, baseline configuration assessment, and cloud security programs. We have defined processes and procedures that effectively handle the vulnerability landscape for over one half million assets. You will take our programs to the next level by increasing efficiency through automation. An analytical and problem solving mindset, advanced software development skills, experience administering a cloud environment, and proven ability to translate requirements into solutions are all essential for your success. You will communicate often with stakeholders to constantly iterate on and improve technology.Responsibilities:Automate operational security activities, including examples such as vulnerability ticketing, data analysis, remediation validation, and notifications to leadershipIdentify additional opportunities for automation in order to increase efficiency, accuracy, capabilities, and scope of cyber resilience programsBuild data pipelines that feed metrics reports and dashboardsPresent technology demos and solicit feature requestsBuild Slack bots and other notification systemsParticipate in elements of agile software development, including frequent testing, releases, and feedbackRequirementsMinimum 3 - 5 years of hands-on software development or scripting experienceStrong background in computer science, data structures, and algorithmsExcellent troubleshooting and debugging skillsExperience in developing custom integrations with one or more of the following technologies: Jira, Splunk, SlackOutstanding communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skillsAdvanced understanding of the software development processMinimum Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experiencePreferred Qualifications:Technical SkillsPython, Splunk, Jira, AWS Lambda, Phantom, web application development and design, full stack development, familiarity with concepts of information securityNon-Technical SkillsAbility to meet and implement technical requirements and deadlines, deep understanding of stakeholders' goals and problems, excellent communication and collaboration skills, ability to meet deadlines, openness to accepting and incorporating feedback, good judgment on when and how to incorporate testing, and an enthusiastic attitudeYahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form ( /careers/contact-us.html ) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion ( /diversity/ ) page to learn more.Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.

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