Position Details


Web Applications Security Engineer
Direct Hire
Salary is DOE; target is ~100-140k DOE
San Diego, CA 92101 (downtown, parking is paid)

• 3+ years of experience in web application security-related roles
• Able to read/write PHP, Python, Javascript, or Java (in order of preference)
• Experience with Cross-site scripting (XSS)
• Experience reviewing and refactoring code to improve security
• Experience with Relational Databases

• Mobile Security
Soft Skills
• Ability to work collaboratively within a team of other engineers to reinforce design intent along the path from idea to reality
• Possess both creative and analytical approaches to problem solving
• Ability to work, learn, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to communicate effectively in text / Slack with remote team members

• Take a holistic view to our application security
• Proactively identify security issues and fix them
• Review all new code for potential security faults
• Educate the engineering team on security best practices
• Pair with different team members and collaborate on individual tickets

We’re looking for a dedicated security engineer to ensure we continue follow the best practices for secure application programming, identify application-level security threats early in our development process and keep our customers information safe. You should be well versed in modern web application security best practices, attack vectors and common mistakes programmers make. You will be taking a holistic view to our entire application security; educating the engineering team on security best practices; reviewing all new code for security faults; actively combing our code for potential security issues and addressing them.

You will need the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where quality controls and regular code reviews are rewarded by the chance to work side-by-side with other extraordinary developers – all while goofing off in the team chat room. We work hard, but make sure to laugh a lot, too.

• We provide a platform for Enterprise customers to manage their social media and marketing strategy. We have an impressive customer base including UPS and Berkshire Hathaway. Our goal is to become a top 5 marketing platform in the world.
• Startup, been in business 3.5yr
• 8.5 million VC funding in latest round of funding
• Revenues increased year on year to half a million
• Grown to 56 people across the globe (HQ in SD, Sales office in Austin)
• Engineering is 8 people - the CTO and 7 engineers distributed across the US (4) and Europe (3)
• Culture of constant learning and professional growth

• Flex time, partial work from home
• Medical, Dental, Vision
• Life and Disability Insurance
• 15 days PTO + 10 holidays (13 days off total for holidays)
• Brand new MacBook Air or MS Surface

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