Security Analyst, Anti Scraping Investigation

at Meta in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services like Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. To apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.

Required Skills:

Security Analyst, Anti Scraping Investigation Responsibilities:

1. Conduct end-to-end investigations on a large scope of actors seeking unauthorized access to user data.

2. Work with a wide range of stakeholders across the company to drive the evolution of Meta’s data policy, products, and enforcement options to identify, neutralize, and deter scraping on the platform.

3. Lead, innovate, and take on the full range of scraping threats to the Meta family of apps.

4. Investigate complex cases using a variety of methodologies (on and off platform) to understand how abuse is occurring and attribute the person(s) responsible.

5. Identify enforcement strategies to mitigate harm both in the current case and from similar forward-looking abuse.

6. Document findings in detailed, concise, and comprehensive reports.

7. Engage cross-functionally with other analytic and investigative teams within the company to develop best practices for conducting investigations, training, and tracking and reporting on investigation trends to the team and supporting legal and technical enforcement actions against bad actors.

8. Manage multiple investigations at once while effectively prioritizing time and assist in the development of the long term strategy in investigations to improve tactics, discoverability of threats, and enhance efficiencies.

9. Proactively look for currently undetected abuse by leveraging internal data, open-source intelligence, and third party private intelligence.

10. Drive and lead exploration of the scraping ecosystem, understand the scraping enabled business models, and the most significant risks and harms of scraping to users.

11. Telecommute from anywhere in the U.S. permitted.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

12. Employer will accept a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field and two years of work experience in job offered or in a computer-related occupation. Experience must include two years of experience in the following:

13. Investigating and conducting technical and non-technical investigations of online threats and abuse

14. Writing complex SQL queries to drive analysis and insights

15. Conducting OSINT and attribution investigations

16. Driving and leading exploration of scraping ecosystem through research, hands on investigations, and cross functional engagement

17. Using internal and external data to identify new vulnerabilities and undetected data abuse

18. Applying data analytics to security risk analysis and investigations, and

19. Building scalable processes from new solutions

Public Compensation:

$181,300/year to $226,160/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity:

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

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Job Posting: JC258226860

Posted On: Apr 12, 2024

Updated On: Apr 25, 2024

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