Facebook Security Engineer Intern, Threat Infrastructure in Menlo Park, California


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.


Facebook’s security team is seeking a highly talented and motivated Security Engineering Intern. With over a billion people using Facebook and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career here offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization. The Security team at Facebook protects the security and privacy of over a billion people, is responsible for monitoring internal tools and external threats against the company systems and infrastructure, and designs scalable security solutions. We make life hard for the bad guys. For this role the ideal candidates is passionate about building scalable security frameworks that help keep over a billion users safe. This position is located in Menlo Park, CA and will begin in Summer 2018.

Required Skills:

  1. Build Facebook-wide security frameworks and public-facing products that help keep billions of users and hundreds of companies safe

  2. Learn about existing frameworks and internal tools to help design and implement new features

  3. Code primarily using PHP, Python, and SQL

  4. Conduct and design code reviews

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Currently pursuing a BA/BS or Masters degree in CS, Security or similar degree

  2. Ability to write robust, maintainable code (PHP preferred but not required)

  3. Enthusiasm for the fight to ensure security and privacy on the Internet

  4. Knowledge of basic security concepts a plus

Industry: Internet

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