Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA, United States

XIX.ai


Role Location

  • San Francisco, CA, United States

Employees

< 10 people

Address

680 8 Th St Ste 206
San Francisco, CA, 94103, US

Tech Stack

  • React
  • Python
  • Flask
  • JavaScript
  • Docker
  • Terraform
  • OAuth
  • AWS
  • OpenCV
  • Packer
  • WebRTC
  • PyTorch

Role Description

Who We Are and What We Do

We’re a team of engineers, technologist and machine learning experts, working together to build products people love using the latest advancements in computer vision. We invent, design and productize new technology, in order to accelerate the adoption of the latest research. Simply put, we love building stuff while avoiding the trap of being a research lab.

We build Entry - a biometric identity provider that enables users to seamlessly and securely authenticate in their favorite web apps, without compromising privacy, security and user experience.

Users can sign in to their favorite web apps by face using a browser and a web camera on laptops and desktop devices. Entry helps teams prevent data breaches, stolen credentials and phishing attacks by using biometric authentication, as a superior alternative to legacy MFA solutions.

Proudly backed by Y Combinator, Cabra.vc and Two Bear Capital and other exceptional angel investors.

The Goal for the Role

Design, build and implement solutions and best practices to make sure Entry is secure, while not compromising user flow. .

Security and privacy at XIX are at the very core of what we do. Protecting user identity and data is of utmost importance. This role is ideal for someone who really cares about privacy and security.

What you will be working on?

Lead security practices, participate in designing our public APIs by communicating security issues and their implications on the design, implement secure development practices, audit deployed services and integrations.

What skills and experience do you need?

  • 5+ years of experience in cybersecurity space with excellent domain knowledge in security architecture, asset security, IAM security, vulnerabilities scanning, audit logging, network and communications security
  • Experience in Cloud Security (AWS is preferred), vulnerability scans, auditing production services for meeting compliance requirements
  • Experience with IAM systems and identity providers; knowledge of auth protocols
  • Excellent communication skills and willingness to devote part of work time to educating the team and improving operations security
  • Relevant certifications are desirable, but not required

Nice to have

  • Worked with authentication protocols like SAML 2.0, OIDC, OAuth 2.0, FIDO2

About XIX.ai

XIX Entry is a biometric identity provider and access management platform that enables users to seamlessly and securely authenticate in their favorite web apps by face, without compromising privacy, security and user experience.

Users can sign in to their favorite web apps by face using a browser and a web camera on laptops and desktop devices. Entry helps teams to share access to the corporate accounts, prevent data breaches, stolen credentials and phishing attacks by using biometric authentication and role-based authorization.

Proudly backed by Two Bear Capital, Y Combinator, Cabra.vc and exceptional angel investors.

Company Culture

There are several key attributes that stand out within XIX:

  1. We hire for culture first
  2. We gravitate towards hard problems and optimizing for doing the right thing vs cutting corners. We tend to sacrifice short term gain for long term impact. We love working with long-term people.
  3. Every team member can be characterized by having three traits:
    • Courage. More often than not we take on a challenge that is bigger than any individual person.
    • Curiosity. Drawing inspiration from other areas by learning new skills.
    • Being humble.
  4. We have the company's mission, as well as, the mission for our team. We are optimizing for building the credential organization, so that when a team member leaves, the line on their CV with the work at XIX provides 10-20% premium on top of market salary.
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