Posted on February 12th, 2020
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 Senior Incident Responder with application or product security experience to join our remotely distributed SIRT focused on detecting and responding to security threats against GitHubbers, GitHub users, and abuse of GitHub infrastructure.
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 the corporate and platform environments. 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.
Required Skills & Experience
Preferred Skills & Experience
Who We Are:
GitHub is the developer company. Over 40 million people use GitHub to build amazing things together across 100 million repositories. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.
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 over half of our Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The other half of our Hubbers work remotely in 18 countries across the globe.
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.