About the role

As a security-focused engineer on the Platform team, you will be responsible for all aspects of security and compliance across our entire company. You will have opportunities to work on the web application, our infrastructure, as well as people-centric security programs.

What You'll Do

  • Continuously audit and improve our security posture across our web application, our infrastructure, and our organization.
  • Develop security-related features for our enterprise customers.
  • Develop frameworks, tools, and best practices to protect us from attackers and mitigate other forms of risk.
  • Implement and develop systems that help us monitor and alert on threats, and audit any incidents.
  • Mentor other engineers and evangelize security practices.
  • Participate in product discussions to help create delightful experiences without sacrificing security or privacy.

Your Growth at Threads

  • Web application focus: you will be an expert on application security and continue to improve our application security practices across our engineering team. You will also collaborate on designing and implementing features for our enterprise customers.
  • Infrastructure and security systems focus: you will go deep on our infrastructure security and all of our backend security systems for risk mitigation, monitoring, alerting, and incident response.
  • It’s an exciting time to join Threads! We’re a small team, so your contributions will have a meaningful impact on the company’s success. As your impact grows, so too does your scope and responsibility. More and more people will rely on your expertise, insight, and context. Your scope will expand past engineering into strategy, recruiting, and culture.

What We Value

  • You have 4+ years of professional experience in developing software applications
  • You have strong communication and collaboration skills
  • You have experience with full-stack web development in a production environment
  • You have experience with Linux system administration and shell scripting
  • You have knowledge of internet and web application security practices
  • You have some familiarity with the architecture of the web

About Threads

Founded in 2017, we are building a modern forum for work designed for teams to inform, discuss, and make decisions at scale. For leaders at every level of a company, Threads is the platform that best delivers on decision making by tapping into the collective wisdom of an entire team, providing everyone with a voice to assure better business outcomes.

We believe that the future of work is diverse and distributed, and supporting this type of workforce means creating an inclusive culture that fosters open communication, increased creativity, and improved business decisions. We live these values as a company, and in how we build Threads.



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