, Inc Lead Security Abuse Engineer in San Francisco, California

Job CategoryProducts and Technology

Job Details

Salesforce is looking to add to our expanding infrastructure Heroku security team.

Heroku is a cloud platform that lets companies build, deliver, monitor and scale apps - We're the fastest way to go from idea to URL, bypassing all those infrastructure headaches. Heroku operates the premier platform-as-a-service, open to anyone with an email address. Sadly, not everyone is as mindful of being a good internet citizen as we’d like. We’re looking for dedicated abuse engineers to lead the charge against the jerks.

If you’re the right person for this job, you know spamming, scalping, botnetting, phishing, and a plethora of other inappropriate ways that villians will take advantage. You don’t want to play whack-a-mole, you want to automate it away and break their business model. You’re comfortable with heuristic tuning, and know that better is more important than perfect.

Key responsibilities:

  • Own breaking the cycle of abuse

  • Develop tools to automatically identify and remediate inappropriate use

  • Serve as the public face of anti-abuse

  • Work with diverse engineering teams to bake abuse-handling into the platform

  • Keep abreast of emerging trends in computer crime and fraud

Key Competencies:

  • Deep expertise in information security theory and practice, with specialization in at least one of:

  • Log analysis and forensics

  • Data mining

  • Machine learning

  • Linux kernel & userland execution environment

  • Web application security

  • Network security

  • Malware analysis

  • Able to work collaboratively across diverse engineering teams and products to meet organizational goals

  • Able to quickly understand and effectively analyze someone else’s code

  • Capable of thoughtful and deliberate action in a crisis situation

Desired Technical Skills/Experience:

  • Splunk and syslog

  • Amazon Web Services - EC2, S3, EBS, ELB, etc.

  • Linux - syslog, LXC

  • Languages - Ruby, Python, Java, Go, Shell

  • PostgreSQL, and NoSQL Databases such as Redis and Cassandra

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