Application Security Engineer

at Meta in Boise, Idaho, United States

Job Description


Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services like Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. To apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.

Required Skills:

Application Security Engineer Responsibilities:

1. Enhance the coverage and capability of our suite of application layer vulnerability detection services across the Novi application stack.

2. Review and improve static and dynamic analysis findings to ensure their accuracy and relevance.

3. Perform impact assessments, develop prioritized remediation plans, and drive remediation campaigns for the newest, nastiest application vulnerabilities.

4. Take a leadership role in driving strategic solutions to recurring vulnerabilities.

5. Provide actionable security guidance to our engineering teams.

6. Integrate security technologies and processes directly into our pipelines.

7. Proactively research and monitor security-related information sources to aid in vulnerability discovery.

8. Telecommuting is permitted from anywhere in the United States.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

9. Bachelors degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related field, and 24 months of experience in the job offered or in a related occupation. Foreign equivalent accepted.

10. Requires 24 months of experience involving the following:

11. 1. Application security in large production environments

12. 2. One or more programming languages (Rust, Python, C++, Go, PHP etc.)

13. 3. Proven communication skills

14. 4. Proven technical understanding of CVSS, OWASP Top 10 and other Vulnerability Exploitability ratings

15. 5. Application Security, AWS Security, Container Security

16. 6. AWS, AlienVault, Azure, Bash, Confluence, EKS, GSuit, Github, Golang, HTML, Hashcat, JIRA, JWT, Java, Javascript, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Metasploit, New Relic, Nmap, NodeJS, OWASP, Okta, PCI-DSS, PagerDuty, Python, Rails, Ruby, SAML, SQL, SQLMap, SignalScience, SignalSciences, Slack, Snyk, Sumologic,, Twistlock, TypeScript, Wireshark, tcpdump.

Public Compensation:

$192,668/year to $240,240/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity:

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

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Job Posting: JC258178134

Posted On: Apr 11, 2024

Updated On: Jun 20, 2024

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