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Security Engineer, Product Security

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The security team is responsible for protecting Asana’s employees, users, and customers. We are a team of security engineers and risk and compliance practitioners who build innovative safeguards to ensure that our data is protected against threats and that we comply with legal, regulatory, and customer requirements. We collaborate closely with teams across the organization to foster a culture of security throughout our product and operations.

We’re looking for a motivated security engineer interested in maturing Asana’s product security posture to expand trust with our growing customer base. As a member of the Product Security team, you will focus on shipping features that are free from critical security bugs, enabling millions of users around the world to work together effortlessly knowing that their data is protected using best-in-class security practices.

Your contributions will mature and advance our security assurance through the design, implementation and delivery of tooling and automation to scale Product Security across all of Asana. You will also engage in threat modeling and design review activities to identify and remediate critical security risks. We offer a wide range of personal development opportunities, regular attendance at security conferences and events as well as endorse research and sharing knowledge with the security community. Your work will have a direct impact on the security of our product, helping us achieve our mission to enable all teams to work together effortlessly. We’re looking for outstanding people to help us innovate and scale.

This role is based in our San Francisco office with an office-centric hybrid schedule. The standard in-office days are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Most Asanas have the option to work from home on Wednesdays. Working from home on Fridays depends on the type of work you do and the teams with which you partner. If you're interviewing for this role, your recruiter will share more about the in-office requirements.

What you’ll achieve

  • Help us identify and prioritize the remediation of critical security risks
  • Advance Asana’s security posture during all stages of the software development lifecycle
  • Perform engineering design security assessments and threat modelling
  • Expand our automation and tooling in areas like design reviews and vuln management
  • Design and implement vendor solutions to scale our product security capabilities
  • Bring security industry best practices into the team and mentor more junior engineers
  • Develop clean, beautiful code and leave it better than you found it

About you

  • 2+ years of experience in software security or related field
  • Continuous learner of new technologies and security practices
  • Passionate about creating best-in-class security controls that protect our users
  • Appreciate productivity and care deeply about helping teams collaborate more effectively
  • Excited to be a part of an inclusive culture where everyone brings their whole selves to work
  • Experience using Scala, Typescript and React 

What we’ll offer

Our comprehensive compensation package plays a big part in how we recognize you for the impact you have on our path to achieving our mission. We believe that compensation should be reflective of the value you create relative to the market value of your role. To ensure pay is fair and not impacted by biases, we're committed to looking at market value which is why we check ourselves and conduct a yearly pay equity audit. 

For this role, the estimated base salary range is between $171,000 - $258,000. The actual base salary will vary based on various factors, including market and individual qualifications objectively assessed during the interview process. The listed range above is a guideline, and the base salary range for this role may be modified.

In addition to base salary, your compensation package may include additional components such as equity, sales incentive pay (for most sales roles), and benefits. If you're interviewing for this role, speak with your Talent Acquisition Partner to learn more about the total compensation and benefits for this role.

We strive to provide equitable and competitive benefits packages that support our employees worldwide and include:

  • Mental health, wellness & fitness benefits
  • Career coaching & support
  • Inclusive family building benefits
  • Long-term savings or retirement plans
  • In-office culinary options to cater to your dietary preferences

These are just some of the benefits we offer, and benefits may vary based on role, country, and local regulations. If you're interviewing for this role, speak with your Talent Acquisition Partner to learn more about the total compensation and benefits for this role.

About us

Asana helps teams orchestrate their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives. Millions of teams around the world rely on Asana to achieve their most important goals, faster. Asana has been named a Top 10 Best Workplace for 5 years in a row, is Fortune's #1 Best Workplace in the Bay Area, and one of Glassdoor’s and Inc.’s Best Places to Work. After spending more than a year physically distanced, Team Asana is safely and mindfully returning to in-person collaboration, incorporating flexibility that adds hybrid elements to our office-centric culture. With 11+ offices all over the world, we are always looking for individuals who care about building technology that drives positive change in the world and a culture where everyone feels that they belong. 

We believe in supporting people to do their best work and thrive, and building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company is core to our mission. Our goal is to ensure that Asana upholds an inclusive environment where all people feel that they are equally respected and valued, whether they are applying for an open position or working at the company. We provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also comply with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws in other locations.

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Why Asana?

Asana is a work management platform that helps organizations coordinate work and collaborate to achieve their biggest goals together. We believe investing in our culture and our employees is what fuels our individual and collective growth, allowing us to achieve our mission. Asana is an equal opportunity employer, and building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company is core to our mission. Join us to make a big impact—on our mission, our customers’ missions, and your career.

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