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Security Engineer, Identity and Access Management (IAM)

Location: London
Company: meta-morphose International
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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's security team is the central engine driving data and systems security at the company, supporting Facebook and all of its family of apps. The org is responsible for inhibiting malicious actors from compromising our environment, detecting and responding to them before they do damage if they do, ensuring we are maintaining the protections we say we will, and engaging with the community to help those outside the company learn from the work we do. We work across all parts of the company, from the corporate infrastructure to production to external services, interfacing with nearly every team in the company.The Security Engineer should have prior experience with security policy, risk, and access management disciplines and be comfortable collaborating with cross-functional teams. This position will be responsible for identifying and enforcing solutions to control access to internal systems. An ideal candidate is someone that has technical knowledge of the broad aspects of information security, and is able to identify deficiencies in the access management space. This role specifically needs deep conceptual understanding of the IAM concepts that can be applied to our internal IAM solutions. This role requires a broad mix of security, technical, coding and communication skills coupled with a strong desire to learn. The ideal candidate will share our passion for engineering excellence to solve complex security problems while minimizing employee friction and maximizing productivity. Some travel may be required.
Required Skills:
- Design and implement systems that enhance the security of Facebook's Identity & Access Management Systems
- Highly skilled in writing custom scripts in Python/C++ and PHP/Hack
- Able to write performance optimized complex queries for large data sets.
- Conduct design and code reviews Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability for assigned product area and/or systems
- Identify and drive changes as needed for assigned codebase, product area and/or systems
- Interface with other teams to incorporate their innovations and vice versa
- Articulate security findings to internal to a variety of stakeholders, including both technical and non-technical stakeholders
- Provide defensible recommendations on technical, physical and administrative control implementations based on findings while balancing the cost versus benefits
- Participate in the development and oversight of corrective actions relating to security issues
- Participate in cross-functional, team, and status review meetings
- Recommend process improvement and strategic initiatives as related to security.
Minimum Qualifications:
- BSc in Computer Science related field, or equivalent experience
- Experience communicating and working successfully cross-functionally
- Experience building large-scale distributed systems or similar experience
- 5+ years of software development experience
- Experience in assessing security deficiencies in first-party/internal information systems and recommending mitigating controls
- 5+ years of proven experience working on Information Security teams or conducting Information Security consulting engagements
- Knowledge of evaluating systems architectural designs, data-flow diagrams and technical security implementations, particularly in context of access management in different geographical locations.
- Experience with developing security reporting and recommendations that are meaningful, defensible and actionable for a variety of audiences
- Ability to manage competing priorities and simultaneous projects in a fast paced environment with little supervision
- Strong communication skills - both written and verbal, interpersonal skills, and ability to work cross-functionally with various teams
Preferred Qualifications:
- Program and project management skills
- Experience in the IAM domain in a cloud based infrastructure environment
- Good grasp of SOX, SOC2, NIST, PCI, ISO, and other security regulations
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including a basic understanding of data analysis techniques
Industry: Internet
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