Principal Security Researcher

Posted Apr 19

We are looking for an experienced security researcher with a strong background in application security and bot protection to join our fast-growing Security Research team. You will be working closely with security researchers to bring the latest in web protection to the Signal Sciences product. You will take a lead role in how we design, develop, and ultimately ship new detection mechanisms to our customers.

What You'll Do

  • You will oversee the research and implementation of new detection and defense features in our core product
  • You will work together with security teams to build automated test systems
  • You will work with the Security Research team to identify and build defenses against the latest web attacks, specifically around anti-automation and account takeover
  • You will write testable and high performance code to detect and block malicious attacks
  • You will lead requirements gathering and technical documentation of new product features

What We're Looking For

  • Technical expertise in web application security, especially around anti-automation and bot protection
  • Experience working in distributed, highly available, low latency systems
  • Experience working in Linux environments
  • Solid experience/knowledge in browser and mobile application internals
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional partners and solely lead large scale projects and decisions
  • Strong experience developing software in modern DevOps environments and containerized technology
  • Deep understanding of the HTTP protocol, modern application architecture, and proxy technologies

In accordance with applicable law, Fastlys minimum base pay for this role if hired in Colorado is 169,000per year. Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Fastly's equity plan. Final offer amount will be at the companys sole discretion and determined by multiple factors, including years and depth of experience and expertise, location and other business considerations. Note that this role is available to candidates outside of Colorado and different minimum compensation may apply.

Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Position Level: Principal

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: USA Only

Salary/Pay Info: $169,000 /yr USD

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San Francisco,CA
United States


Job Info:
100% Remote
$169,000 /yr USD

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