Staff Security Engineer
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: April 9, 2021
Bad software is everywhere, and we're tired of it. Sentry is on
a mission to help developers write better software faster, so we
can get back to enjoying technology. With more than $127 million in
funding and 68,000 customers that believe we're on to something,
we're building performance and error monitoring tools that help
companies like Disney, Microsoft, and Atlassian spend less time
fixing bugs and more time building products. If you like to
selfishly build things that make your digital life better, come
help us build the next generation of software monitoring tools.
About the Role Sentry's users trust us to develop, ship, and
operate a secure open source product, so that they can focus on
monitoring their own applications worry-free. We are looking for an
experienced security practitioner to deliver on this promise to our
users. In this role, you will be focusing on building and scaling
Sentry's security programs from early adoption (creating BugBounty
programs, penetration testing, establishing red team programs,
etc.) and eventually scaling to a full-blown Sentry security team.
This role is not for the faint of heart, you will be adopting our
current security protocols, improve and expand on them while
breaking barriers to create a secure environment for all of our
users. The uniqueness of this role which separates us from other
companies is that Sentry is and always will be an Open Source
option for our users, having a mindset for outside-of-the box
thinking to protect all of our users is what will drive success in
this role. In this role you will:
- Report directly to the CTO.
- Collaborate with IT/Compliance/Engineering/external parties to
build the application security program (Pen Tests, Bounty Programs,
- Be the security evangelist for all of Sentry and our
- Identify areas of improvements and build scalable defensive
- Focus on automation / toolchain improvements of our
- Drive product features related to security, such as
Multi-Factor Auth, Session Audit Tools, etc. You'll love this job
- Are passionate about creatively building out security
- Seek a sense of ownership and high level of impact in a
- Have a knack for finding areas of weakness and building on
- Enjoy mentoring a team to uplevel security skills.
- Are driven to contribute to make engineering lives easier and
more efficient. Qualifications:
- Mastery of the application security domain.
- 10+ years relevant experience, with 5 years minimum in
- Understanding of modern development workflows and SDLC.
- Prior experience building bug bounty programs.
- Well-versed with penetration testing, both on the
infrastructure and application fronts.
- Self-motivated and passionate about ownership.
- Bonus: Experienced on how red team programs are built and
- Competitive salary and meaningful equity
- 100% medical, dental, and vision--coverage for employees, 75%
company-paid for dependents
- Monthly commuter subsidy.
- Charitable matching program.
- Generous parental leave policy.
- Flexible working schedule and vacation policy, and real
- Company events--(Hack--Weeks, All Hands, quarterly social
events) and friends and family events.
- Relocation assistance. Sentry values diversity and inclusivity
in our company and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not
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