11 days old

Information Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA 94102
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Yelp is looking for an Information Security (InfoSec) Engineer to keep us safe and sane as our team expands to numerous offices around the world. It's an opportunity to have impact and broad scope protecting Yelp's corporate infrastructure, employees, and systems across multiple site locations.

As an InfoSec Engineer, you will work on improving our threat detection & response capabilities. Our awesome corporate security engineers bring a software engineering mindset to security, and build automated systems for DFIR that work at scale. You will also partner with our corporate infrastructure and IT teams to help architect our future authentication, identity management, and network security systems.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead threat modeling, mitigation discovery, and manual/automated verification of mitigations.
  • Build tools and infrastructure for automating incident response.
  • Set policies & best security practices for IT, Infrastructure, and other internal organizations and third party integrations.
  • Create, validate and audit access control policies for Yelp systems.
  • Lead security education across the organization.
  • Participate in incident response, and forensics collection and analysis.
  • Coordinate resolution of security issues with other Engineering and IT teams.
  • Develop monitoring and alerting capabilities for Yelp internal security systems.
  • Collaborate with teams inside of Yelp to deploy new security-related tools and processes across the organization.

We Are Looking For:

  • At least 2 years of professional experience working to secure consumer websites, mobile applications, or large corporate IT infrastructure is a requirement.
  • Software development experience in Python, Java, JavaScript, Objective-C, or similar.
  • Exposure to digital forensics and incident response.
  • Corporate network penetration testing experience.
  • Passion for educating others about security best practices.
  • Participation in 24/7 incident response is required.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience.


  • Experience with PCI, SOX, and avoiding draconian compliance regimes.
  • Experience conducting third party assessments of software vendors and SaaS apps.
  • Threat hunting experience in large corporate infrastructure environment.
  • Windows, macOS or Linux administration experience.
  • Security certifications, such as CISSP.

At Yelp, we believe that diversity is an expression of all the unique characteristics that make us human: race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, and education and those are just a few. We recognize that diverse backgrounds and perspectives strengthen our teams and our product. The foundation of our diversity efforts are closely tied to our core values, which include Playing Well With Others and Authenticity.

Were proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition or disability.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-recruiting@yelp.com or 415-969-8488.

Note: Yelp does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to any recruiting alias or employee. Yelp is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Posted: 2019-08-06 Expires: 2019-09-05

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