2019 Security Engineer Internship - San Francisco

  • Uber Technologies Inc
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Jun 05, 2019
Intern Cybersecurity

Job Description

About the Role

Uber's Security team works to ensure the security of all private, personal and payment information for our full set of users - riders, drivers and partners. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that every single experience with Uber is simple, secure, and safe.

What You'll Do

  • You'll be pushing the boundaries of security technology to create defenses for large scale production infrastructure, enterprise systems, and cloud services
  • Provide subject matter expertise on architecture, authentication, and systems security
  • Perform security assessments of production, corporate, and cloud infrastructure
  • Harden our clients, servers, and networks against exploitation and privilege escalation
  • Instrument systems to enable detection of intrusions and abuse
  • Create services and tools to secure our data

What You'll Need

  • Actively pursuing a BA/BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Security, Management Information Systems, Security Engineering, Forensics or a related technical discipline with at least one remaining quarter/semester of school left after completion of the internship
  • Demonstrated software engineering experience through previous internships, work experience, coding competitions, and/or publications
  • Programming experience one or more application or systems languages (Go, Python, Ruby, Java, C/C++, etc)
  • Experience building tools/infrastructure
  • A desire to be part of a team that delivers impactful results every day
  • A commitment to writing understandable, maintainable, and reusable software
  • An innate desire to deliver and a strong sense of accountability for your work
  • Willingness to learn new languages and methodologies

Bonus Points For

  • Participation in CCDC (National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition)
  • CTF (Capture the Flag) / White Hat clubs/organizations
  • Prior bug hunting and/or bug triage experience

About the Teams in San Francisco

Privacy Engineering: Focus on the Privacy Product experience at Uber (Privacy Settings, Privacy Tools, Privacy Products & Privacy Systems). Work on an end to end experience that moves the needle in improving Data Privacy for our end users (Riders, Drivers, Eaters, Bikers), ranging from cool iOS/Android features on the Uber apps to the full stack Java/Go /MySQL/Cassandra based Export and Deletion Systems owned by Privacy Team.

Security Response & Investigations: Defend Uber's computing environment by monitoring, analyzing, and responding to threats. A Security Response Engineer intern must be agile, willing to learn, and think outside of the box in order to operate effectively in an ever-changing cyber threat landscape. Execute on incident response plans, identify root cause, and drive mitigation to prevent future occurrences. Investigate cases of internal abuse using forensic investigation methodologies and refine incident response procedures.

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.