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Software Security Engineer - Ad Security

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Confiant New York , NY 10001

Posted 2 months ago

Confiant is on a mission to save the internet from those horrible ads that ruin the digital browsing experience and compromise users security. If you have a passion for diving into obscure code and the acumen to uncover its hidden elements, come test your metal thwarting digital criminals alongside our Google Security Hall of Fame Honorable Mention CTO.

Confiant protects publishers' and ad platforms' reputations, revenue, and resources with always-on anti-malware software that provides verification for desktop, mobile, and video ads. Our sole focus is to help advertising rid the world of malware. We are the first to come to market with a technology that does not just detect the malicious activity, but actively blocks it. Deploying this tech at scale across the industry will enable the good guys to get ahead of the bad guys for the first time ever.

Confiant has begun to see solid scale with over a billion ads identified and 20 billion impressions verified per month. Our growth has been driven by our first-in-class, patent pending, real time ad security technology. This enables us to power, with strength, to our next big milestone of $10M ARR - while keeping the team small & tight knit. We value diversity and we expect you to bring your own background and experience to the problems we are solving.

As our Lead Security Engineer you will oversee the results of our detection algorithms, analyze suspicious code snippets to detect malicious activity, and write rules that allow our security system to neutralize . A meticulous approach and incredibly honed pattern matching skills is required to maximize our clients protection while minimizing F- and F+.


  • Constantly enhance our security detection methods
  • Maximize our clients protections while minimizing false negatives and false positives
  • Map the tactics, techniques & procedures of the attacks, create attribution models that map the malicious actors
  • Drive our security modeling strategy
  • Assess the completeness of our security data model and work alongside our Product & Engineering teams to develop code that integrates your learnings and improves our data capture models and security methods
  • Research for case studies and white papers on malicious & fraudulent ads
  • Maintain relationships with counterparts in ad tech and security companies, representing Confiant amongst a community of like minded problem solvers and hackers

Top 3 Things About You

  • Passion for security and fighting digital criminals
  • World class pattern matching abilities
  • Audacity to change the way digital ecosystem works


  • Proven work experience as a software security engineer
  • Detailed technical knowledge of techniques, standards and state-of-the art capabilities for authentication and authorization, applied cryptography, security vulnerabilities and remediation
  • Software development experience in one of the following core languages: Javascript, SQL, MySQL, PostGRESQL, msftSQL, CEF Chromium Embedded Framework
  • Adequate knowledge of web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services and Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols
  • Interest in all aspects of security research and development
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field


  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Stock Options
  • 401(k) Plan with Employer Contributions

Confiant is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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