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Staff Security Engineer - Product Security

Uber

Uber

Product
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

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 Role

Uber is seeking a Staff Security Engineer to join our Product Security team. As a member of our team you will help us analyze, design and build industry-leading security technology into our products and services. You will dig into the complex world of building security technology in frictionless ways to determine mobile software/hardware integrity, provide guidance to engineers, and ensure best practices are deployed across all security domains in the web, mobile, systems and application security space. This is a unique opportunity to work with both senior and new-grad engineers, working across many parts of Uber’s tech stack to make a measurable impact on Uber’s security posture. This role will report to the Mobile Security & Research team, under the Product Security portfolio.

What You'll Do

  • Lead Uber’s security research across web, mobile, systems, and application security space
  • Identify lacking security-sensitive functionality in Uber’s applications and services, translating those control gaps into actionable engineering remediation plans and solutions
  • Design, build, deploy and drive adoption of next generation security tooling in conjunction with internal services and platform teams
  • Perform threat modeling, design, and code reviews to assess security implications and requirements for the introduction of new security systems and technologies
  • Drive initiatives with outside teams to re-engineer existing services and adopt the latest security technologies
  • Bridge security domain gaps through mentoring junior engineers

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • Professional experience of 8+ years in at least two security domains: web security, mobile security, cloud security, systems security, or reverse engineering
  • Programming skills in one or more of: Go, Swift, Java, or Kotlin
  • Experience designing, implementing, and deploying production-quality security engineering systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s (or Ph.D) in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • Proficient with both iOS and Android architecture and development
  • Ability to communicate ideas and proposals concisely to a wide-range of audiences
  • Ability to author both technical and non-technical documentation on a continuous cadence

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 USD$216,000 per year - USD$240,000 per year.

For Sunnyvale, CA-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$216,000 per year - USD$240,000 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.

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.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.