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Staff Backend Engineer (Safety & Trust)

lastpass · 30+ days ago

LastPass, the #1 password leader, provides password and identity management solutions that are convenient, easy to manage, and effortless to use, helping more than 32 million users and 100,000 businesses organize and protect their online lives. As a pioneer in cloud security technology, LastPass provides award-winning password and identity management solutions that are convenient, effortless, and easy to manage. LastPass values users’ privacy and security, so your sensitive information is always hidden – even from us.

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LastPass is looking for a Staff Backend Engineer:

In this role, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing robust software solutions that enhance user safety, security, reliability, and integrity, to ensure a safe and trustworthy experience for our users. 

If you are passionate about user safety, have a keen eye for security and a strong technical background, and you thrive in a collaborative and innovative environment, then this is the role for you.

Who will you work with?

You will collaborate with a diverse and talented cross-functional team dedicated to ensuring the security and trustworthiness of our software products. Your interactions will span across various departments, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment, including Engineering, Security and Compliance, Product & UX teams in Hungary, Portugal, and the United States of America.

What are some of the exciting challenges you will be working on?

Security and Trust-Centric Development

  • Research, identify, and implement measures that address trust and safety concerns of new and existing LastPass products and services.
  • Improve analytics for abuse detection, enhance AI capabilities for abuse detection, and ensure the activation of critical safety features in our products/platforms in addition to the existing safety measures.
  • Integrate additional threat intelligence tooling into the LastPass product software stack.
  • Propose and implement mitigation strategies to address identified risks and ensure the overall safety of the software.

Support Customer Trust and Safety

  • Participate in the buildout of automated solutions for responding to customer RFx, RPFs and security questionnaires.

Incident Response

  • Collaborate with incident response teams to analyze and respond to security incidents promptly.
  • Implement proactive measures to prevent future incidents and enhance the resilience of our systems.

Quality Assurance and Testing

  • Develop and execute comprehensive test plans and automated tests to validate the security and trustworthiness of LastPass.

Collaboration and Communication

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, Product Managers, and UX/CX to deliver exceptional safety and trust features on time.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders to convey complex security concepts and requirements.

What does it take to work at LastPass?

  • Background in computer science, information security, or a related field.
  • Experience in software engineering with a focus on security, safety, and trust.
  • Comprehensive understanding of cryptographic principles and secure storage mechanisms.
  • Knowledge of authentication protocols, access control, and identity management. Experience with security audits, vulnerability assessments, and incident response.
  • Capability to devise and execute solutions adhering to security industry best practices, standards, and compliance frameworks.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as PHP and C#, with a willingness to acquire new skills and technologies as needed.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities, collaborative mindset, and proactive approach.
  • Effective communication skills to engage with diverse stakeholder groups regardless of their backgrounds or technical expertise within LastPass.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

It's great, but not required:

  • Certifications in cybersecurity (e.g., CISSP).
  • Experience with threat intelligence platforms.
  • Experience with API abuse detection platforms like Akamai’s or Cloudflare’s Volumetric Abuse Detection solutions
  • Experience with penetration testing and ethical hacking.
  • Experience working with global teams. 

Why LastPass? 

  • Market-leading password manager
  • High-growth, collaborative environment with inclusive teams
  • Remote first culture
  • Competitive compensation 
  • Flexible Paid time off policies including but not limited to: Monthly self-care days (12 extra paid days off annually), volunteering days
  • Generous Parental leave
  • Comprehensive health coverage, dependents included
  • Home office setup support
  • LastPass families free account up to 5 members
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities

 Unlock your potential with us - your skills, experience, and unique perspective matter more than just checking the boxes. Apply today, and let's build the future together!

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Last updated on Mar 6, 2024

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