Security Engineer

Thumbtack

Full-time

San Francisco, CA

Requirements & Responsibilities

- Strong web development and operations background, with a solid grasp of all aspects of things IP, TCP, HTTP, and on up - Minimum of 4 years of industry experience in engineering - Coding experience; C/C++, Java, Python - A strong level of comfort with core Linux security principles - In-depth knowledge of system and network security, including cryptography, authentication protocols, intrusion detection systems, firewalls and VPNs - A penchant for finding bugs and security flaws in even the most well-guarded systems to minimize risk within our organization - Hands-on experience with security tools - Strong communication skills and willingness to proactively collaborate and effectively explain security concepts and technologies

About the Employer

When you need to hire someone – a landscaper, a DJ, anyone – Thumbtack finds them for you for free. Thumbtack is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global Management, Javelin Investment Partners, Baillie Gifford and Google Capital.Thumbtack connects millions of people with local professionals for their projects. With almost 1,000 different services to choose from, you’ll find pretty much anyone you’re looking to hire. A contractor to remodel your kitchen. A tutor to teach you French. A dog trainer to save your furniture from puppy accidents. An officiant, florist, caterer (and every other vendor you might need) for your perfect wedding.Local businesses across the country use Thumbtack, too. Our product helps them connect with customers, get hired and make a living doing what they’re great at. As for those of us who work here? We love it. And we have awards to prove it. Fortune Magazine - The 70 Best Companies to Work For in the Bay Area 2019‍: http://fortune.com/2019/02/28/best-companies-bay-area-2019/

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