We’re seeking a talented Security Engineer to help scale up our product security function.
As an early-stage and fully remote company, we’re looking for individuals who can help move the product forward & maintain a strong security posture. The ability to think on your feet, collaborate with highly technical teams, and be comfortable working asynchronously are essential.
Responsibilities and Duties:
As part of the team, you will:
Improve the security properties of the Tailscale product by identifying opportunities for defense-in-depth and implementing them across our codebase
Audit product features for security weaknesses, identifying mitigations or solutions and driving them towards resolution
Support engineering decisions with threat modeling & security analysis/expertise
Qualifications and skills:
Prior experience in a security-related role is desirable, for example one of:
AppSec: especially for Linux, Windows, macOS, iOS, Android
Operating system internals & system hardening
Threat-modeling and prioritization
Experience working as part of a team to maintain a good security posture across a product line and/or infrastructure
Proficiency in coding, particularly in Go, which is used across our stack.
Ability to give and process constructive feedback, as well as work independently
Flexibility to adjust to the dynamic nature of a startup
Empathetic communication skills: championing security concerns without losing sight of user needs or usability
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Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often don't apply for roles if they don't meet all the criteria — unlike majority candidates meeting significantly fewer requirements.
We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested: we’d love to know how you can amplify our team with your unique experience!
Tailscale builds software that makes it easy to connect and secure devices, no matter where they are. Every day, banks and multi-national companies use Tailscale to protect their corporate networks. Hobbyists and start-ups trust Tailscale to collaborate and share access to tooling. We're building a future for the Internet that's easy, small and safe, like it used to be. Founded in 2019 and fully distributed, we're backed by Accel, HeavyBit, and Uncork Capital.