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Staff Security Developer - Internal Security

Job post summary
Specialty Trust and Security

About the role

Shopify is the world’s fastest-growing commerce platform, with no plans to slow down.

The Internal Security team works on our custom authentication and authorization system that is designed to meet the needs of Shopify as we scale, while continuing to embrace our “default to open” philosophy. This system is modelled primarily around Google’s BeyondCorp framework, an access model that allows for dynamic evaluation of requirements.

The team is working on the design, development, and integration of the system so it stays up and able to power 4000+ employees (and growing) worldwide daily!

As a Staff Security Engineering Developer, you’ll be joining the team and will be leading technical design, reviews and implementation of that system, along with the integration of a multitude of projects in its core (identity, device manager, etc.).

This team mainly uses Ruby, Go, Google Cloud Platform, Github, Okta.

What your day to day will look like

  • Development of features and integrations
  • Mentoring team members: review pull requests, pair program with others on the team
  • Technical reviews of what other teams are doing

You’ll need to have

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, and generally strong backend development experience
  • Experience providing day-to-day mentorship to developers, preferably both local and remote
  • Strong communication skills: you’ll be working with team members geolocated in office and also in other offices, and also with other teams

If you want to know more about us, check out our app platform, our open source tools, and our engineering blog.

We know that looking for a new role can be both exciting and time-consuming, and we truly appreciate your effort. We are looking forward to reading your application!

Closing date: Friday, September 27 - 12pm EDT.

At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.

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