Application Security Engineer

Published date Posted on Indeed on Nov 24, 2021 (12 d ago)

Your Job

Indeed is seeking an Application Security Engineer who is passionate about how applications are designed, built, and exploited - products that scale to tens of millions of page views a day with over 250 million unique visitors per month and over 30 global offices. This role requires an alternative analysis mentality in order to find security weaknesses, helping to keep our Jobseekers’ information safe. Indeed offers security practitioners a chance to improve their skills against a complex and dynamic ecosystem, distributed across multiple continents and containing customer information from millions of job seekers. Every day is about doing what is best for the job seeker. When you come to work at Indeed, you'll be working with a highly intelligent team of problem solvers who exhibit high energy, deep technical skills, and a drive to get things done.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Perform application design reviews of Indeed products and applications.
  • Assist in Vulnerability Assessments of Indeed products and applications.
  • Assist in Penetration Testing of Indeed products and applications.
  • Review code for security issues.
  • Identify and recommend fixes to security bugs across Indeed’s entire software inventory.
  • Participate in application threat modeling exercises.
  • Educate software engineers on coding best practices and the latest attack vectors.
  • Identify opportunities for automation in our testing workflows.
  • Evangelize Product and Application Security at Indeed.
  • Work closely with the development and product teams to shape the security posture of Indeed.

Who You Are

Qualifications for success
  • Minimum 3 years experience in application security or software development
  • Solid understanding of common web application technologies, languages, and frameworks like Python (Django) & Java (Spring)
  • Thorough knowledge of common software vulnerabilities and a strong understanding of methods to identify and remediate vulnerabilities
  • Experience with at least one high-level language (i.e. Python, Go, Ruby, etc.)
  • Experience with one or more common security testing software such as web proxies, network monitoring tools, and penetration testing tools
  • Exposure to security testing, or secure code review

Who we are

We are builders, we are integrators. We create and optimize solutions for a rapidly growing business on a global scale. We work with distributed infrastructure, petabytes of data, and billions of transactions with no limitations on your creativity.

Our Mission

As the world’s number 1 job site*, our mission is to help people get jobs. We strive to cultivate an inclusive and accessible workplace where all people feel comfortable being themselves. We're looking to grow our teams with more people who share our enthusiasm for innovation and creating the best experience for job seekers.
(*comScore Total Visits, March 2021)

Salary Range Disclaimer

The base salary range represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits.

Salary Range Transparency

US Remote 110,000 - 154,000 USD per year

Equal Opportunities and Accommodations Statement

Indeed is deeply committed to building a workplace and global community where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neuro-diversity, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.

Indeed is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. To request an accommodation, please contact Talent Attraction Help at 1-855-567-7767, or by email at at least one week in advance of your interview.

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