Area 1 Security is hiring a

Security Engineer

Washington, United States
Are you interested in putting an end to data breaches on the internet? 95% of all data breaches start with phishing campaigns. Here at Area 1 Security we are working to rid the internet of this attack vector by preemptively knowing what bad actors are up to.

Hunting for bad actors on the internet is an intellectual and technical challenge. We hunt at scale with high-speed web crawling, machine learning, computer vision, petabytes of data, and a global network of sensors.

All of this technology delivers a comprehensive email, network and web protection layer around each of our customers. Customers know that with Area 1 Security’s solution deployed their users won’t enable a hacker to gain a foothold that results in a breach of their systems.

Intrigued? Come and join the security team where we prototype product next generation security techniques. This is the perfect role for a self-starter who thinks outside the box and likes to push technical boundaries in a research capacity.


  • Drive the next wave of security technology through prototyping concepts into solutions
  • Define, design and implement software to address tactical and strategic purposes
  • Collaborate with researchers to apply research techniques at scale
  • Work with large scale data systems


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience
  • 3+ Years of Full Time Development Experience
  • Deep knowledge of Linux
  • Strong knowledge of Go and/or Java
  • Some knowledge of Python for legacy applications a plus
  • Strong knowledge of SQL
  • Some knowledge of NoSQL a plus
  • Strong knowledge of React.js for internal prototypes
  • Experience in developing with third-party APIs
  • Basic security knowledge: file hashing, IP addresses, URIs


  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • Catered lunch every weekday, plus a fully stocked kitchen with snacks and cold breakfast items
  • Annual performance reviews - great work is rewarded!
  • Partially Funded Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Open vacation policy and 12 corporate holidays
  • Stay healthy with our fully funded One Medical membership for you and your dependents.
  • 401k plan
  • Commuter benefits
  • MacBooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment helps you get your job done
  • Anniversary and performance awards
  • Pets welcome!
  • Fun events for employees, friends, and family!

Area 1 Security is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. 

*To all recruitment agencies:* Area 1 Security does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Area 1 Security employees or any other company location. Area 1 Security is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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