Security Wrangler

Automattic is the company behind, Jetpack, WooCommerce, and more – and we’re looking to expand our Security Operations Team!

If you’re passionate about web security and want to help secure 30% of the internet, let’s chat. You’ll be responsible for finding and fixing security issues across all of our products and services as well as triaging external reports submitted via our bug bounty program.

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of security fundamentals and experience with vulnerability research or web app / network pen testing.
  • Advanced proficiency with at least one scripting language such as PHP (additional low-level, or multiple languages preferred).
  • Familiarity with WordPress development (core, plugins) is a definite plus.

How to Apply

Does this sound interesting? If yes, please send a short email to jobs @ this domain telling us about yourself and attach a résumé as a PDF. Let us know what you can contribute to the team. Include the title of the position you’re applying for and your name in the subject.

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  • Great communication skills. We’re a distributed team, so frequent and clear written communication is a must.
  • Self-driven work ethic. You need to be a self-starter who loves taking initiative and seeing things through to completion.
  • Curiosity and the desire to learn. Our business is changing and growing fast, who knows what will be the skills of tomorrow? Flexibility is key.
  • Ability to Travel. We value those rare occasions when we meet our colleagues in person. Normally, we require 2–3 non-consecutive weeks of travel per year, usually by plane. Currently, company travel is suspended to keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 crisis, and we’re exploring new, remote ways to stay connected.