Software Engineer - Security

San Francisco Information Security Full-time

Blend makes the process of getting a loan simpler, faster, and safer. With its industry-leading digital lending platform, Blend helps financial institutions like Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank increase productivity and deliver exceptional customer experiences. The company processes nearly $2 billion in loans daily, helping millions of consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.

At Blend, Security Engineers are software engineers who focus on security (no security experience required). Blend expects you to have strong software development skills. Beyond that, you’ll develop features into our application including tools to detect fraud, analysis platforms to identify indicators of compromise and account takeover prevention systems. You'll get to work with awesome engineers to improve security everywhere.

Responsibilities

  • Internal threat modeling and security review
  • Build systems that enable secure deployment available to engineers
  • Improve incident detection
  • Ingest and correlate security logs
  • Improve security during architecture and design discussions
  • Improve processes and tools to identify security flaws in code
  • Take part in code reviews

Requirements

  • 2+ years SaaS/Web security experience
  • Excellent coding, problem solving, and debugging skills
  • 8+ years of experience in application development
  • Solid understanding of computer science fundamentals
  • B.S./M.S./Ph.D. in Computer Science preferred

Nice To Haves

  • Experience with JavaScript, AngularJS, Node.js, Go, and Python
  • Web app development experience
  • Strong interest in some of the following subjects: cryptography, web app security, authentication and security protocols, mobile app sec, cloud based services like AWS or Azure, threat modeling, and secure application architecture



Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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