Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.
Facebook is hiring a Security Engineering Intern for the Product Security Assessments and Analysis team. You will work with one of the best security teams in the world, making sure that the data we are trusted to protect is secured to the highest standard. The ideal candidate will share our passion for engineering solutions to complex security problems while minimizing friction and maximizing productivity. This position will begin in Summer 2020 and has opportunities in Menlo Park, CA, Seattle, WA or New York, NY.
Write code and develop systems to improve Facebook's security
Perform security assessments, working closely with development teams on identifying security and privacy issues in their code and finding solutions to provide required functionality securely
Interact directly with the security community regarding potential vulnerabilities and threats as part of our Whitehat Bug Bounty program
Enthusiasm for hunting for potential weaknesses and then crafting creative solutions to eliminate them
Solid understanding of vulnerabilities in one or more of the following areas: web application vulnerabilities including OWASP top 10, mobile security issues including OWASP mobile top 10, or native code vulnerabilities (e.g. memory corruption)
Excellent communication abilities
Familiarity with an interpreted programming language (PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby, etc)
Contributions to the security community are a huge plus (public research, blogging, presentations, bug bounty participation, etc)
Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment
Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship/co-op
Pursuing a degree (Bachelors, Masters or PhD) in Computer Science or a related field
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