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Trust & Safety team members are the builders and maintainers of the anti-abuse world at GitLab.com. They develop the tools and manage the workflows that are needed to monitor, mitigate and report on abusive activity, and are an essential part of our goal of being good internet citizens. The Security Engineer in Trust and Safety is primarily focused on the creation, maintenance and improvements of the systems and tools required to detect and mitigate abusive activity on GitLab.com. Your daily duties could include creating tooling and automation for curbing abusive activity on GitLab.com, assisting with incident response and operational workloads and mitigating abusive activity. A successful candidate is someone who is curious and willing to learn, has at least a basic understanding of security concepts, is comfortable moving forward in the face of ambiguity and able to effectively manage competing priorities.
This is a software engineering role within the security organization with primary focus on developing and improving Trust & Safety automation, tooling, and detection capabilities. While security-specific experience is a plus, it is not a requirement. This is a great opportunity for those interested in and passionate about security to shift into the space.
This position reports to the Manager, Trust and Safety.Senior Security Engineer, Trust and Safety Job Grade
The Senior Security Engineer, Trust and Safety is a grade 7.Senior Security Engineer, Trust and Safety Responsibilities
- Extends Security Engineer, Trust and Safety responsibilities, plus;
- Leverages Trust and Safety (anti-abuse) expertise in at least one specialty area
- Triage and handle escalated issues independently
- Conducts architecture reviews on Trust and Safety tooling/systems and makes recommendations
- Interview security candidates during the hiring process
- 5+ years of demonstrated experience in Software Engineering with some experience in web or cloud security or abuse detection
- Experience building tooling using Terraform, Go, and/or Ruby
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Capability to build working relationships with key stakeholders
- Experience with operating system internals, web applications and browser security
Candidates for this position can expect the hiring process to follow the order below. Please keep in mind that candidates can be declined from the position at any stage of the process. To learn more about someone who may be conducting the interview, find their job title on our team page.
- Qualified candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute screening call with one of our Global Recruiters.
- Next, candidates will be invited to schedule an interview with Trust and Safety Manager
- Candidates will then be invited to schedule an interview with Senior Security Engineer, Trust and Safety, Security Incident Response Team Manager, Red Team Manager
- Candidates will then be invited to schedule an interview with Director of Security Operations
- Successful candidates will subsequently be made an offer via email
Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.Compensation
For Colorado residents: The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently $124,300-$226,400 for Colorado residents only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary. Disclosure as required by the Colorado Equal Pay for >Equal Work Act, C.R.S. § 8-5-101 et seq.
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