Senior Software Security Engineer, Infrastructure
- San Francisco, CA
- Position open to remote: Yes
The Square Security team works with other teams at Square to build world-class products for both customers and employees. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that every experience with Square is simple, secure, and safe.
Square's Security Infrastructure engineering team is responsible for some of the company's most essential, high-SLA systems. Our software protects our customers' most sensitive data. Our purpose is to identify our ecosystem's security needs, and to meet those needs in a central and scalable way.
- Design, implement, and maintain security-oriented software that makes it easier for non-security engineers to build secure products.
- Own the delivery and success of critical payments security, secure storage, service identity, and PKI services.
- Collaborate with many teams and functions across Square to make technical, design, strategy, and product decisions.
- Act as an internal security subject matter expert, advocating for better security practices throughout Square.
- Grow your career in an engaged and creative engineering community that ships amazing products.
- Work in any Square office location, or work remotely in the USA or Canada. Occasional travel may be required.
- 5+ years of relevant experience
- Success at building secure systems with broad company impact.
- Experience designing, implementing, deploying, and monitoring highly-available, critical production systems.
- Experience with applied cryptography or securing cloud platforms.
- A strong desire to perform and grow as a security engineer and educate other engineers.
Some of the technologies we use:
- Java, Go, Ruby
- AWS/GCP/Square-owned datacenter
- Service Mesh, Envoy
- Lambda, Kubernetes, Docker
We're active contributors to open-source! Some of the projects we developed or maintain include:
- Keywhiz: a secrets distribution service and its client Keysync.
- Sharkey: a service for managing certificates for use by OpenSSH.
- Ghostunnel: TLS proxy with mutual authentication for securing non-TLS services.
- Certigo: A utility to examine and validate certificates in a variety of formats.
- Certstrap: Tools to bootstrap CAs, certificate requests, and signed certificates.
- Beancounter: A scalable Bitcoin balance audit tool.
- Subzero: Square's Bitcoin Cold Storage solution.
At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:
- Healthcare coverage
- Retirement Plans
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Wellness perks
- Paid parental leave
- Paid time off
- Learning and Development resources