Security Engineer

San Francisco or Remote /
Engineering /
Full Time
What we're looking for
Stytch is the platform for user authentication. We will succeed only if we prove ourselves worthy of our customers' and consumers' trust. We build infrastructure that sits in the critical path of our customer's applications.

As a security engineer, your work will play a critical role in realizing our mission of increasing the safety and usability of the internet. As an authentication company, security is core to all that we do; together we will build reliable and observable security into the foundation of Stytch. Every engineer is responsible for the security of our platform and product, and your role is to embed a focus on security across the organization.

What Excites You

    • A collaborative environment with a tight feedback loop between the work you do and the impact it has
    • Solving problems with pragmatic solutions — you know when to make trade offs between complexity and shipping quickly
    • Building products that solve security issues for our customers and end user
    • Our product solves a critical security concern for our customers; as a security engineer what you build will have an immediate impact on our customers
    • Shaping the culture and growing the team through recruiting, mentorship, and establishing best practices
    • Making impactful decisions about our systems and security – as an early hire on the team, there is massive impact to be had

What Excites Us

    • Software engineering experience in a high-stakes production environment
    • An ability to think holistically about reducing risk across complex systems
    • 6+ years as an engineer, 3+ focusing on security engineering

What Success Looks Like

    • Technical — build secure services that our customers can depend on
    • Ownership — advocate for projects and solutions that you believe in and ship them to production
    • Leadership — level up your teammates by providing mentorship and guidance

Our Tech Stack

    • Go for back end services
    • Node and Typescript for our web services
    • React on the front end
    • Swift for our iOS sdk and Kotlin for the Android sdk
    • We run on AWS with Kubernetes for containerization
    • gRPC and protobufs for internal service communication
Learn more about our team and culture here!