GitHub is changing the way the world builds software, and we want you to help change the way we secure GitHub. We are looking for an experienced Incident Responder with application or product security experience to join our remotely distributed PSIRT focused on detecting and responding to security threats against GitHub's applications and services and users.
Interested in investigating mysteries, uncovering malicious activity, triaging serious bugs and vulnerabilities in web applications, writing detailed after-action assessments, or coordinating incident response across the tech industry?
As a Senior Incident Responder, you will work alongside other members of the GitHub Security, Engineering, Legal, PR, and Support teams to coordinate incident response across our platform. You will investigate malicious or anomalous activity, coordinate technical response and incident communications, and work to turn security incidents into opportunities to better secure GitHub and the internet at large through comprehensive incident retrospectives. A successful applicant will have a desire to coordinate diverse incident response teams consisting of technical and non-technical personnel and partner closely with cross-functional business units and application security professionals.
Your responsibilities will include:
The minimum qualifications are:
Bonus points if you have:
Experience on a PSIRT or application security team
Experience using or securing Linux day-to-day in a production environment
Basic scripting experience with Ruby, Python, Bash, or Powershell
Experience assessing large scale production web applications
Experience working with git and GitHub
Experience working with distributed teams
Leadership Principles: Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness
Who We Are:
GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the worldâs most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come togetherâas individuals and in teamsâto create the future of software and make a difference in the world.
Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness
Why You Should Join:
At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here: https://github.com/about/careers/remote
We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.
GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!
Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.