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Staff Security Engineer NerdWallet
San Francisco, CA

NerdWallet builds online tools that provide information, insights, and pieces of advice about personal finance to consumers.

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About NerdWallet

Job Description

NerdWallet's business is built on trust. Our customers trust us with highly sensitive personal information including SSNs, bank account numbers, etc. Not only do we take it seriously to securely protect our customer's data, we go above and beyond to make security a business differentiator.
Where you can make an impact:
Conduct threat modeling, architectural reviews, penetration testing, security code reviews
Lead security awareness program, secure coding practices
Build secure coding libraries and tools for use by engineering and DevOps team
Automate security testing across build and release pipeline
You are:
Passionate about protecting NerdWallet user's data and brand
Solution driven, excited to proactively build solutions (tools, libraries, service) more than just detecting/reporting vulnerabilities
Able to effectively communicate and collaborate with technical and non-technical stakeholders
Self driven, motivated, and looking for new challenges to develop your career
Your experience:
B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or related field
5+ years of experience driving secure code development and best practices within an Engineering and DevOps organization
Proficient in more than one programming language: C++, Java, Python, Ruby, JavaScript, PHP
In-depth knowledge of authentication protocols (OAuth, SAML), applied cryptography, PKI, networking (TCP/IP, DNS, SSL/TLS)
CISSP, SANS or GAIC penetration testing certifications are a plus
What we offer:

Competitive compensation package
401(k) with company match
100% paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employee and their dependents
Paid maternity and paternity leave
Commuter, gym and cell phone stipend
$500 enrichment stipend towards learning and development for your role
Catered lunches daily, free dinner and kitchens stocked full of snacks
Onsite coffee bar with baristas
Company happy hours, social events and outings
Generous, flexible vacation
NerdWallet is committed to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

About NerdWallet

NerdWallet builds online tools that provide information, insights, and pieces of advice about personal finance to consumers.

520 employees

875 Stevenson St 5th Floor, San Francisco

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