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Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

We are builders, we are integrators. Tech Services creates and optimizes solutions for a rapidly growing business on a global scale. We work with distributed infrastructure, petabytes of data, and billions of transactions with no limitations on your creativity. You don’t have to wait for some architect or manager to tell you what you can work on - you decide the priorities. With tech hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time.

The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Austin Area Base Salary Range: 161,000 - 199,000 USD per year

Your job.

The Indeed Security Architecture team is a growing team within the Indeed Security Organization. This team partners closely with all verticals in the business to assist them with building security into their products. A Principal Information Security Engineer acts as the representative of the Indeed Security Org in high level architecture discussions, brings a security perspective to discussions, and works to influence others inside Indeed to adopt security first strategies.

Our ideal Principal Information Security Engineer is 50% Architect, 25% Advisor and 25% Strategist. The right individual loves teamwork and collaborating across business units to identify, communicate, remediate and prioritize security work. They understand how to take their knowledge and experience and use it to meet people where they are and drive effective change across the organization. Focusing on business outcomes and high ROI, they focus on.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Winning heart and minds through superior listening and communication skills.

  • Stay up to date with the latest vulnerabilities, exploits, security trends and general changes in technology to provide guidance on how these affect the security of our business.

  • Perform threat modeling, architecture & design reviews on services and applications as required.

  • Develop relationships across internal product, engineering and technical organizations

  • Act as the security advisor to help orgs build security into their products.

  • Provide mentoring and cross training to other Security Engineers across the Indeed Security Org.

  • Work within the Security Program Team to improve the overall Cybersecurity strategic plans

  • Evaluate and promote new and existing security standards, solutions and tools

  • Collaborate with partners to translate security and business requirements into technical architectures and designs

About you.

  • Previous experience as a senior or principal security engineer.

  • Passion for technology, digital architecture and information security.

  • Experience across multiple security domains such as Incident Response, Application Security, Infrastructure Security, Detection Engineering, Network Security, Cloud Security, Compliance, Governance, Cryptography, IAM, Privacy, Risk Management, Threat Intelligence or Red Teams.

  • Experience threat modeling and conducting design reviews of large scalable systems. 

  • Experience writing code in common languages, such as C#, Go, Java, Python, HTML, or Javascript.

  • Ability to turn knowledge and experience into effective change inside an organization.

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