Security Engineer Intern, Product Security

Facebook | Menlo Park, CA

Posted Date 12/17/2018
Description Facebook is hiring a Security Engineering Intern for the Product Security Assessments and Analysis team. You will work with one of the best security teams in the world, making sure that the data we are trusted to protect is secured to the highest standard. The ideal candidate will share our passion for engineering solutions to complex security problems while minimizing friction and maximizing productivity. This position will begin in Summer 2019 and has opportunities in Menlo Park, CA, Seattle, WA or New York, NY.


  • Write code and develop systems to improve Facebook's security

  • Perform security assessments, working closely with development teams on identifying security issues in their code and finding solutions to provide required functionality securely

  • Interact directly with the security community regarding potential vulnerabilities and threats as part of our Whitehat ( Bug Bounty program

  • Address sensitive content issues, including but not limited to graphic images, videos and writings, offensive or derogatory language, and other objectionable material.


  • Pursuing a degree (Bachelors, Masters or PhD) in Computer Science or related field

  • Enthusiasm for hunting for potential weaknesses and then crafting creative solutions to eliminate them

  • Solid understanding of common web application and/or mobile security issues

  • Excellent communication abilities

  • Familiarity with an interpreted programming language (PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby, etc)

  • Contributions to the security community are a huge plus (public research, blogging, presentations, bug bounty participation, etc)

  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship/co-op

Job Category
Developer, Engineer | Internships | Product

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