Yelp Inc.: Engineering Manager of Security

Posted by | April 6, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: San Francisco

URL: http://www.yelp.com/

Yelp is building a world class engineering security team, and you would
be one of the founding members. We are looking for a security-oriented
engineering manager. Coding is a requirement not a nice to have. Not
only will you be asked to code in your role but you’ll also be
responsible for compliance, application security, and training for our
growing engineering team.  From setting security policy, to helping
detect XSS exploits, this position will cover a wide range of
responsibilities.  You’ll help us ensure that user PII is safe, that
financial transactions meet regulatory requirements, and that when
masked boogeymen try to pry their way into our web app in the middle of
the night, there’s a system in place to stop them.
Responsibilities:
  • Doing code and design reviews for fellow engineers
  • Writing code (primarily for security infrastructure)
  • Responsible for the security of Yelp (web application, mobile security, and IT infrastructure)
  • Ensuring that engineering systems being designed are analyzed for security vulnerabilities
  • Training new engineers on best practices in web and mobile application security
  • Managing complex technical projects and a small team of software engineers
  • Participating in the hiring process
Requirements:
  • A deep understanding of web security best practices
  • Knowledge of PCI and related compliance specifications
  • Previous experience as a technical lead and/or manager
  • Command of your favorite modern programming languages w/ a preference towards Python programmers.
  • Comfortable working in a Unix environment
  • Willing (and able) to roll up your sleeves and code alongside the team
  • Enjoy providing frequent and constructive feedback
  • Able to coach and mentor junior and new college graduates
  • Excellent typing ability in the presence of flying nerf darts

To apply: Apply at: http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?cj=oNtaWfw6&s=37signals

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