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Senior Security Engineer - Cloud Security



Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023
The security organization at Uber is dedicated to enabling safe and secure innovation while protecting the communities we serve both online and in the physical world. Our teams are responsible for protecting both people and their data across intersections of the digital and physical world. The primary objective for Uber Engineering Security team is to enable the technical ambitions of the company while maintaining the highest standards of security and privacy for our customers and partners. As cybersecurity threats evolve, so do we. About The RoleUber is seeking a Senior Security Engineer to join our Cloud Security team. As a team member, you will help us scale the traditional model of finding vulnerabilities manually to a fully automated and autonomous system. In this role, you will be tasked with designing, implementing and deploying multi-cloud security automation capable of identifying security vulnerabilities within our cloud runtime environment. You’ll use your SWE skills to raise the security bar across all apps at Uber running in the cloud. This is a unique opportunity to work with both senior and new-grad engineers, make a real impact on Uber’s security posture, and continue to up-level your own software engineering skill while building your security knowledge. What You'll Do
  • Design end to end software features and systems for Cloud Security Baseline Measurement, Cloud IAM, hybrid public-private cloud infra, and related cloud security tooling
  • Collaborate and consult with multiple engineering teams and other functional stakeholders from Privacy, Security, Compliance, Infrastructure, and Product for integration into our cloud security platform
  • Design and develop new systems to empower fast data-driven decisions
  • Build distributed backend systems serving real-time analytics features at Uber scale.
  • Mentor junior engineers
Basic Qualifications
  • BS/BE degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related fields.
  • 5+ years overall experience and 3+ years in security engineering
  • Hands-on experience with Go/Java/C/Python (we use Go!)
  • A depth of knowledge in PaaS datastore technologies including RDBMS & NoSQL
  • Experience building security engineering tooling in one or more public Cloud provider technologies: GCP, OCI, AWS, Azure, or private Cloud equivalents
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s (or Ph.D) in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.
  • Experience with building real time data pipelines
  • Experience implementing REST APIs and Distributed Messaging / Kafka
  • Experience designing, implementing, and deploying production-quality systems
  • Experience building out integrations with open source and vendor products
  • Strong problem solving, service architecture, and coding skills
At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have a curiosity, passion and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.For San Francisco, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is $185,000 per year - $205,500 per year.For Seattle, WA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is $185,000 per year - $205,500 per year.For all US locations, you will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details can be found at the following link https://www.uber.com/careers/benefits.