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  • Application Security Engineer


    As an Application Security Engineer at Fastly you will help ensure we provide a secure edge for the biggest online platforms in the world, handling massive amounts of traffic at very low latency.


We are looking for versatile engineers at all levels of seniority who enjoy being deeply involved in all aspects of building and securing our platform. Qualified candidates will excel at analyzing the design of our software and implementations, and will show an aptitude for discovering complex security issues. We encourage our security engineers to present at network and security conferences and participate in the open source community.

This is a role with a high impact, friendly security team - we check our egos at the door. In addition to contributing to industry leading security products and services, you’ll make sure our customers benefit from a service built to the highest security standards in the industry. We’re in beautiful downtown San Francisco, but for the right candidate, we’re open to considering a remote position, and we have the team and tools in place to make it work.


  • What You'll Do:
  • Perform penetration tests and security reviews for core applications and APIs
  • Hunt for security flaws in the software powering the Fastly edge
  • Develop custom software to test, monitor and enforce security across our applications
  • Research security vulnerability disclosures and design and propose appropriate mitigations
  • Involvement in Fasty’s Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), focusing on both collaborative hands-on engineering work and training initiatives across the company
  • What We're Looking For:
  • Experience with threat modeling and web application security assessments
  • Experience applying security engineering practices
  • Experience with a variety of security testing methodologies, including fuzzing and source code analysis
  • Experience with secure networking best practices
  • Experience with exploiting memory corruption issues in Internet protocols and edge services
  • Experience with high throughput real-time systems and/or content delivery networks preferred
  • Development experience using C/C++, Python, Go and/or Ruby


  • Travel No travel
  • Incentives Stock options
  • Clearance & Citizenship No requirements
  • Remote Work Full remote okay
  • Education No requirements
  • Salary Range Not provided

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