Security Engineer Intern, Product & Infrastructure Security, F2

Facebook | Menlo Park, CA

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About Novi

F2 (Facebook Financial) is a product group at Facebook focused on building products to ensure that everyone, everywhere has access to the world’s financial system to accelerate financial inclusion and economic empowerment. F2’s Security team drives security initiatives that protect the security and privacy of F2. Our security engineers reveal potential weaknesses and craft creative solutions to eliminate those weaknesses, and are relied upon to provide engineering and product teams with the security expertise necessary to make confident product decisions. Facebook is hiring a Security Engineering Intern for the Product and Infrastructure Security team within F2. You will work with a dedicated security team focused on ensuring that the systems powering F2 products are 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 2022.

Responsibilities

  • Write code and develop systems and tools to improve F2 and Facebook security

  • Perform security assessments, working closely with development teams on identifying security issues in their infrastructure and finding solutions to provide required functionality securely

  • Work on sensitive security and fintech-related issues, including securing financial transactions and personal information (Know Your Customer), and exploring cutting edge authentication, authorization, and cryptography protocols

Minimum Qualifications

  • Enthusiasm for hunting for potential weaknesses and then crafting creative solutions to eliminate them

  • Solid understanding of distributed computing, authentication, and authorization

  • Understanding of common security vulnerabilities and threats

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Familiarity with an interpreted (Python, PHP, Perl, Ruby, etc.) or compiled (Rust, C++, Swift, Kotlin, etc.) programming languages

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pursuing a degree (Bachelors or Masters) in Computer Science or a related field

  • Contributions to the security community are a huge plus (public research, blogging, presentations, bug bounty participation, etc)


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