Software Engineer - Information Security

San Francisco Information Security Full-time

Blend helps lenders maximize their digital agility. Our digital lending platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and other leading financial institutions to increase customer acquisition, improve productivity, and accelerate the delivery of any banking product across every channel. We process more than $3.5 billion in mortgages and consumer loans daily, helping millions of consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.

Join a team of security engineers who provide expertise, tooling and automation to the wider Blend organization in service of building a secure-by-default, frictionless product for all users. You will collaborate with engineers from a range of Blend products, and you will be the trusted expert for how to design new features and infrastructure securely. You will work closely with a friendly, committed, high performing InfoSec team which helps the rest of the company find solutions. 

How you'll contribute:

  • Create and improve shared tooling to enable other engineers to develop in a secure-by-default manner
  • Write security-sensitive code components to be used by engineering groups
  • Run weekly threat modeling sessions for new features
  • Provide technical guidance for security-sensitive code
  • Build applications that improve our security posture and monitoring/alerting capabilities
  • Advocate for a resilient, frictionless, secure-by-default culture at Blend

Who you are:

  • You have strong web app skills. You understand the complete life cycle of an HTTP(S) request from browser to database and back. 
  • You can explain technical infosec concepts to engineers and product teams, and collaborate with them to find secure, useful solutions.
  • You like solving problems through automation. 
  • You understand how to analyze complex systems from an informed perspective, evaluate the risks, and recommend mitigations 

Bonus Points!

  • You have experience with Kubernetes
  • You have experience with threat modeling and STRIDE
  • You understand how to write secure Java code

Benefits and Perks:

  • Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Wellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, gym memberships, fitness classes and more
  • Daily meal stipend for non-regularly remote employees during COVID-19 (and lunch, dinner,snacks, and Pizza Fridays provided in offices outside of COVID-19)
  • Diversity and inclusion training 
  • Weekly mindfulness meditation class
  • Weekly remote company all-hands 
  • 4 months of paid parental or personal leave
  • Flexible work schedule, with open vacation policy and companywide mental health days during COVID-19
  • Work from home office set up stipend and internet stipend during COVID-19

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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