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Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Saturday, September 18, 2021
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We are looking for a Security Engineer to grow our rapidly expanding Infrastructure Security team here at Asana. You will be working with the Security & Infrastructure teams to ensure our infrastructure is safe from adversaries by enhancing our containment & detection capabilities.

The Security team ensures that Asana's users & employees are safe from malicious activity & accidental disclosure. We build the systems & tools that enable the rest of Asana to develop secure software easily. We're focused on secure-by-default frameworks, least privilege access, detection & alerting, & eliminating bug classes.  

What youll achieve

  • Designing, building, & maintaining our security infrastructure, including our intrusion detection & response capabilities
  • Developing processes, code, or systems that mitigate & prevent infrastructure breaches
  • Building secure-by-default infrastructure for the rest of Engineering to use
  • Partnering & embedding with infrastructure engineering teams on building our newest features & technologies to ensure they are secure.
  • Expanding our detection & response to security events relating to our infrastructure, including improving out detection capabilities & maturing our incident response capabilities

About you

  • 2+ years experience as a software engineer, including at least 1 year as a security engineer
  • Experience working on a security or security-aligned team
  • Familiar with top infrastructure security risks & mitigations
  • Experience with prioritizing risks based on probability & balancing business velocity
  • Solid programming skills
  • Youre interested in building defenses against real world attacks

About us

Asana helps teams orchestrate their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives. Millions of teams around the world, from small businesses to large enterprises, rely on Asana to manage everything from company objectives to digital transformation to product launches & marketing campaigns. For the past 5 years, we've been named a top workplace, including top 10 Great Place to Work Best Small & Medium Workplaces, #1 Fortune Best Workplace in the Bay Area for four years in a row, #8 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, #14 Glassdoor Best Place to Work, & one of Ireland's Best Workplaces. After spending more than a year physically distanced, we are safely & mindfully returning our global teams to in-person collaboration, incorporating flexibility that adds hybrid elements to our office-centric culture. With offices all over the world, we are always looking for curious, collaborative, & mission-driven people to help us enable the worlds teams to work together effortlessly.


We believe in supporting people to do their best work & thrive, & building a diverse, equitable, & inclusive company is core to our mission. Our goal is to ensure that Asana upholds an inclusive environment where all people feel that they are equally respected & valued, whether they are applying for an open position or working at the company. We welcome applicants of any educational background, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, citizenship, socioeconomic status, disability, & veteran status.

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