Technical Lead, Security Engineering at Mapbox
Washington, DC, US / San Francisco, CA, US
The Mapbox platform powers 55,000 apps, reaches over a quarter billion people each month, and processes data at petabyte scale. As a leader in the location services space, Mapbox continues to grow its platform and team at an exciting pace as we strive to change the way we understand and move about our planet.

As a security engineering technical lead, you’ll work daily on security-related engineering projects spanning both software development and DevOps, while serving as a deep technical resource for the larger security team. You past experience in working on complex software and infrastructure projects will serve to guide and grow not only the security engineering team, but also with engineering teams across Mapbox to improve and enhance our security posture company wide.

We’d love to talk with you about your:

Experience balancing the delivery of complex, high-impact projects while providing technical expertise and mentorship to your teammates.
Vision and direction in the design and implementation of new security solutions and features.
Analytical, data-driven mindset when holding on-call shifts, triaging and remediating security incidents, and in daily work
Personal drive for growth both as an engineer and security expert
Clear and persuasive communication of complex and critical information to a broad audience
Commitment to foster and grow cross-team engineering relationships
We’d like to see:

At least 8 years experience with complex software development projects
Advanced programming experience with scripting languages (Node.js, Python, Ruby, etc.)
Excellent full-stack debugging experience
Depth and breadth of AWS experience
Good grasp of information security principles
Experience both in web application security and infrastructure security
To apply

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A cover letter that describes what interests you about this role in Mapbox’s platform and mission, what really excites you about security work and how you think the opportunities at Mapbox will help you flourish as a lead! We highly value thoughtful cover letters.
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Sound interesting, but not sure you tick all the boxes? Please apply - we emphasize teaching and learning at Mapbox, and there’s tons of room to grow.

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