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Braze // lifecycle engagement platform for brands
Engineering, Full Time    New York    Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2021
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Braze delivers customer experiences across email, mobile, SMS, & web. Customers, including Seamless, HBO, Disney, Urban Outfitters, & Venmo, use the Braze platform to facilitate real-time experiences between brands & consumers in a more authentic & human way. And we do it at scale each month, tens of billions of messages are sent to a network of over 2 billion active users through Braze.

Need more proof? Braze was named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Mobile Marketing Platforms in 2019. The company has also been named on the Forbes Cloud 100 Magazines 2019 Best Places to Work, & Crain's 2019 Best Places to Work in NYC lists.


Were looking for a Senior Security Engineer to join our growing team in New York! The Security team at Braze is charged with the overall security of the entirety of mission-critical applications & the platforms they run on. We are a modern, cloud-first, SaaS application company with no classical legacy systems. We are operating at a very large scale & are constantly expanding our mature application stack. Due to the nature of our business, we have one of the most unique & exciting threat profiles in the private sector, defending a large amount of critical infrastructure depended on by our over 2 billion active users.


As a Security Engineer at Braze you will work on a diverse set of projects, tasks, & problems focused around:

  • Working with the Head of Security, DevOps team, & CTO to design & implement network & application security controls.
  • Understanding complex, large scale production applications security needs & implementing them.
  • Improving secure engineering practices in the engineering organization.
  • Protecting Braze customer & employee data.
  • Conducting regular security & risk assessments of Braze infrastructure.
  • Assisting Braze's Sales & Legal departments with business-related security evaluations.
  • Interfacing with other teams, & taking a leadership role in driving internal security & privacy initiatives.
  • Interacting directly with the security community regarding vulnerabilities & threat intelligence.
  • Effectively operating within the confines of scale to deploy customized & realistically effective solutions to protect Braze-specific applications & systems.
  • Working with our compliance & privacy teams to ensure client expectations are met & exceeded.


You are a person who can enjoy translating complex attack vectors into plain English & show/teach people how to mitigate them. You enjoy trying to break things in order to make them better & more secure, & you are always keeping up with the forefront of security research & incorporating that research into your toolset.

As a Senior Security Engineer at Braze, you will be expected to have the following capabilities:

  • 4+ years of experience working in a defensive information security capacity.
  • A deep history of implementation & operation of security tooling.
  • A track record of passion for independent security research.
  • Ability to conduct lightweight offensive/discovery operations on your own or with a team.
  • Ability to lead the coordination of resolution on a wide range of incidents.
  • Understanding of Amazon Web Services & Azures native security controls.
  • History of working with production containerization & orchestration tooling/workflows.
  • Light knowledge of programming & scripting languages for the purpose of automation.
  • Excellent communication skills with a history of successfully dealing with customers internally or externally.


  • Competitive compensation that includes equity
  • Flexible time off policy to balance your work & life, including paid parental leave
  • Free daily lunch in the office, including snacks & beverages
  • Competitive medical, dental, & vision coverage for you & your dependents
  • Collaborative, transparent, & fun loving office culture

If you are a California resident subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act, click here to understand how Braze processes your personal information & how you can exercise your rights.

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