Security Engineer

  • location: Santa Clara, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $44 - $46 per hour
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Security Engineer

job summary:
We have a 6 month contract opportunity for a Security Engineer in Santa Clara, CA.

Job Description

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on cutting-edge, next generation technologies like virtual reality, artificial intelligence and immersive media. As a security engineer, the right candidate will be responsible for identifying and addressing security vulnerabilities across different products. You will need a strong technical hardware and software security background, spread across different verticals like mobile, cloud and embedded systems. This position requires working with different stakeholders throughout the security development lifecycle, working with developers in fixing security vulnerabilities and hands-on penetration testing of software and hardware components.

 
location: Santa Clara, California
job type: Contract
salary: $44 - 46 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
- Candidates must have a solid technical background, knowledge of security concepts and experience leading or participating in projects.

- Hands-on experience with penetration testing and security assessment tools like Burp Suite, Wireshark, Drozer, Nmap etc

- Strong understanding of mobile, embedded and web application security concepts

- Ability to develop in-house tools using an interpreted programming language like Perl, Ruby, PHP, Python etc.

- Knowledge of Operating systems internals, UNIX and TCP/ IP fundamentals

- Familiarity with fuzzing and related tools - peach fuzzer, AFL etc

- Strong familiarity with OWASP top 10 web vulnerabilities and mitigations techniques

- Ability to work effectively in situations involving uncertainty or lack of information and respond favorably and able to achieve objectives working with others across teams and organizations

- Drive processes and systems to support the success of the client's products

Qualifications

- Bachelor or a Master of Science degree in an Engineering discipline with a focus in Information Security plus 2-3 years of professional experience in a security focused role

- Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

 
qualifications:
- Candidates must have a solid technical background, knowledge of security concepts and experience leading or participating in projects.

- Hands-on experience with penetration testing and security assessment tools like Burp Suite, Wireshark, Drozer, Nmap etc

- Strong understanding of mobile, embedded and web application security concepts

- Ability to develop in-house tools using an interpreted programming language like Perl, Ruby, PHP, Python etc.

- Knowledge of Operating systems internals, UNIX and TCP/ IP fundamentals

- Familiarity with fuzzing and related tools - peach fuzzer, AFL etc

- Strong familiarity with OWASP top 10 web vulnerabilities and mitigations techniques

- Ability to work effectively in situations involving uncertainty or lack of information and respond favorably and able to achieve objectives working with others across teams and organizations

- Drive processes and systems to support the success of the client's products

Qualifications

- Bachelor or a Master of Science degree in an Engineering discipline with a focus in Information Security plus 2-3 years of professional experience in a security focused role

- Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

 
skills: - Candidates must have a solid technical background, knowledge of security concepts and experience leading or participating in projects.

- Hands-on experience with penetration testing and security assessment tools like Burp Suite, Wireshark, Drozer, Nmap etc

- Strong understanding of mobile, embedded and web application security concepts

- Ability to develop in-house tools using an interpreted programming language like Perl, Ruby, PHP, Python etc.

- Knowledge of Operating systems internals, UNIX and TCP/ IP fundamentals

- Familiarity with fuzzing and related tools - peach fuzzer, AFL etc

- Strong familiarity with OWASP top 10 web vulnerabilities and mitigations techniques

- Ability to work effectively in situations involving uncertainty or lack of information and respond favorably and able to achieve objectives working with others across teams and organizations

- Drive processes and systems to support the success of the client's products

Qualifications

- Bachelor or a Master of Science degree in an Engineering discipline with a focus in Information Security plus 2-3 years of professional experience in a security focused role

- Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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