Software Engineer, Security at Stitch Fix

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Software Engineer, Security


Stitch Fix is looking for an Application Security Engineer to help build security tooling and implement secure development practices with our engineering partners.
The individual in this role will be part of the Security Engineering Team and work closely with the various Platform and Development teams to threat model new features and design responsive controls. The candidate should have strong experience with building software in a production cloud environment.
Our team members are given a great deal of autonomy in the pursuit of keeping Stitch Fix secure, and the successful candidate will demonstrate strong communication skills. They should be comfortable and productive, working independently, partnering with a larger, highly distributed engineering team.
We’re looking specifically for folks who are interested in usable security and rely on automation where possible. Stitch Fix is a fast-growing company, and our security program needs to be able to keep pace with that growth while not disrupting innovation.
Your skills are broad – building, deploying, and maintaining applications and services in an organization with an emphasis on security. We are open to software engineers, SREs, and others without traditional security titles. We are looking for a mix of the following skills, and don’t expect candidates to be experts in all.

Strong experience programming in Ruby or Go.
Significant experience in a programming language (Ruby, Go, or Python), having contributed to a codebase or project full-time
Experience with Infrastructure as Code like Terraform and CloudFormation.


Experience building security controls in a DevOps environment or at the application level.
Knowledge of common application security risks.
Understanding of Content Security Policy (CSP).
Experience working with common CI/CD technologies like CircleCI or similar

Technologies we rely on to pursue solutions to business problems include:

Ruby on Rails
HashiCorp Terraform
AWS / Lambda

Even if you already have experience with these tools, you’ll have the chance to get even better with them. And if you don’t already use at least a few of these tools, we will help you learn and become effective with them.

YOU ARE ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT TECHNOLOGY. You will collaborate to build solutions using the appropriate tools and contribute to design and architecture across multiple systems. You want to build on your experience and help us to adopt new technologies. You’ll learn from us, and we’ll learn from you. You care deeply about the experience you are delivering.
YOU HAVE A PRODUCT-FOCUSED MINDSET. Our team works together to deliver projects that use technology to solve real business problems. Your team members and business partners will seek out your opinion on how the product you’re building should work. You aren’t afraid to dig deep and ask the tough questions of our customers, company, and executive team.
YOU ARE INTERESTED IN DEVELOPING YOUR LEADERSHIP QUALITIES. You should believe in what you’re doing and inspire others around you to be their best selves? Do you feel ownership of the projects you are working on?
YOU HAVE DEEP RESPECT FOR YOUR CRAFT. We are dedicated to building software sustainably, using modern techniques. You’re always looking for more and better ways to write software, and enthusiastic about sharing them with your team.
YOU ARE RESPECTFUL, EMPATHETIC, AND HUMBLE. We want you to take your work seriously and be open to personal and professional growth. Successful engineers show everyone respect and consideration.


Are a successful, vibrant, fast-growing company
Are a technologically and data-driven business.
Are at the forefront of tech and fashion, redefining shopping for the next generation.
Are passionate about our clients and live/breathe the client experience.
Get to be creative every day.
Have a smart, experienced, and diverse leadership team that wants to do it right & is open to new ideas.
Believe in autonomy & taking initiative.
Have sunny offices in downtown San Francisco, CA, Austin, TX and Pittsburgh, PA, or your home
Full support for remote work—and you get to visit our SF office every few months to connect with your peers and partners.
Offer transparent, equitable, and competitive compensation based on your level to help eliminate bias in salaries, as well as equity and comprehensive health benefits.
Are serious about our commitment to life-work balance, and have generous parental leave policies.

At Stitch Fix, we’re about personal styling for everybody and we believe in both a service and a workplace where you can be your best, most authentic self. We’re the first fashion retailer to combine technology and data science with the human instinct of a Stylist to deliver a deeply personalized shopping experience. This novel juxtaposition attracts a highly diverse group of talented people who are both thinkers and doers. All of this results in a simple, powerful offering to our customers and a successful, growing business serving millions of men, women, and kids. We believe we are only scratching the surface on our opportunity, and we’re looking for incredible people like you to help us carry on that trend.

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