Senior Information Security Engineer

Full Time
Los Gatos, CA
Areas of Interest: Software Assurance and Security Engineering
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As the leading provider in subscription streaming video, Netflix delivers a simple, reliable, and enjoyable experience to our customers. Providing this experience challenges us with massive scale while presenting ever-changing engineering and security challenges.

Our team is responsible for protecting both the employee and IT systems of Netflix, which are critical to keeping the company running. Our mission is very broad and our team is small and agile. We will look toward your unique skills to approach and solve problems in your own way. Whether engineering a system to address a technical security hurdle, protecting our customers' data, or consulting on a wide range of security topics, you are empowered to engage and lead cross-functionally.

In the role of Senior Information Security Engineer you will focus on the evaluation, architecture, development, deployment, and operation of network, endpoint and cloud security solutions. We frequently work with other teams at Netflix, and look externally to partner with unique and innovative security companies. For an example of the type of solutions we deploy, click here.


Required Skills:

  • Strong grounding in information security principles
  • Hands-on network security experience (firewalls, WAFs, NAC, 802.1x, IPS, malware detection, etc) with implementing and supporting a 24/7 worldwide deployment 
  • Hands-on System security experience (system hardening, host based security solutions, HIDS, etc)
  • Building complete security solutions by integrating off-the-shelf and custom security tools through APIs and custom code
  • The ability to absorb and adapt to new technologies
  • Strong communication skills- Strong ability to troubleshoot
  • Willingness to take ownership and set direction in gray areas
  • A burning desire to grow in both engineering and security expertise

Desired Experience:

  • Development experience (Python, Perl, shell scripting, or similar)
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of thought, culture, background, and perspective at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Netflix has been leading the way for digital content since 1997
Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 83 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

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Company Industry: Entertainment
Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 1,001-5000