Senior Security Engineer

San Francisco, California /
Product /
Full time
Transcend believes everyone should be in control of their personal information. We’re pioneering Data Privacy Infrastructure—a powerful technology that lets individuals reclaim control of their data and ensures companies can easily comply with global data privacy laws.

Our platform enables companies like Robinhood, Patreon, and Indiegogo to provide customers with control over their information. We allow these customers to request, identify, and delete their personal information from a growing suite of integrated companies: from Salesforce to Slack, Facebook, Zendesk, Intercom, and beyond.

*Right now, we do not support Visas, and will only be able to support folks in the U.S.

As a Security Engineer at Transcend, you will be responsible for ensuring the security of Transcend's product. As an infrastructure layer for personal data, Transcend connects to many corporate data systems - companies trust Transcend to keep their most sensitive personal data safe. To be worthy of this trust, we hire highly talented engineers with strong security fundamentals.

Please keep in mind this is a software engineering position. This position is 75% coding and 25% security review and advising.

Job Requirements

    • Talented programmer
    • Security background or education
    • Thorough grasp of systems security fundamentals
    • Thorough grasp of networks and network security
    • Experience working with cryptographic libraries and APIs
    • Experience testing and deploying cryptographic tools
    • 5+ years professional experience
    • Interest in developing primarily in Node

Bonus Points

    • Expertise in Node
    • Experience with cloud providers like AWS, GCP, etc.
    • Experience building proxy servers
    • Contributions to the open source community
    • Healthy sense of paranoia

Benefits & Perks

    • Competitive salaries, meaningful equity and 401K
    • Health Benefits including medical, vision, and dental
    • Flexible, family friendly work-from-home and PTO policies
    • Casual to influencer office fashion
    • Lunch and snacks
    • Convenient location in FiDi
We believe that turning the principles of data privacy into exercisable human rights is one of the most high-impact ways we can spend our time, and so we're building an ambitious team that’s passionate about solving important problems and having fun while doing it.

As the best-in-class solution in a new market, Transcend is a fast-paced and exciting workplace. The product evolves quickly to meet new client needs and adapts to the rapidly advancing world of privacy law. As one of Transcend’s earliest hires, you’ll get to work on a wide array of exciting projects.

Transcend 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.