Security Engineer

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Security Innovation
Seattle, Washington, United States (remote)
22 days ago


We’re looking for candidates that are knowledgeable in application security and software vulnerabilities. We don’t expect our candidates to know everything, but we do expect them to take on new challenges and not be afraid to fail. Successful candidates are passionate about information security and willing to learn new things. Our security team is located in downtown Seattle serving a global client base of technology vendors and enterprise IT organizations. We’re looking for a professional security engineer to join our services team.



Hack the things... Okay, seriously, here are some HR Role and Responsibility content regarding what you will do on a daily basis:

  • Work closely with other application security engineers to perform reviews and tests on Web and Conventional applications as well as embedded, firmware, mobile, and more
  • Use a combination of manual and automated techniques to assess risks and circumvent security mechanisms of devices and applications
  • Create threat models that result in more secure application design
  • Design and develop security testing scenarios
  • Analyze and present results of testing to team members, managers, and customers
  • Write detailed problem reports, test plan documents, and mitigation recommendations as needed
  • Develop tools to aid penetration test automation and effectiveness
  • Review code for common security vulnerabilities
  • Possible travel to client sites to conduct in-person security reviews and assessments

Your Resume: 

We’ll glance at it. Being professional with documentation is important when putting together reports for our clients. Constructing a formal resume can demonstrate that to us. What we’re really looking for, even if your resume doesn’t say it, is someone versed and capable in one or many of the following areas:

  • Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking
  • Dynamic and/or Static Code Analysis
  • Software Development
  • Interest in conducting security research

Must Haves:

What we expect of our applicants:

  • Knowledge of common application security bugs, attack types, and mitigation strategies
  • Solid understanding of networking fundamentals
  • Demonstrate an ability to code in one or more language
  • Above average knowledge of Windows and/or Linux and Unix variants
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Not a jerk –We have a policy about it

Nice to Haves:

These skills are not required, but if you have any of them, you are likely a good candidate for the position:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related degree
  • Completed OSCP, OSWE, or a similar security certification
  • Understanding of application design, development, and testing techniques
  • Involved in Bug Bounty programs
  • Participated in Capture the Flag events
  • Working knowledge of common security testing tools like Burp Suite, SQLMap, Metasploit, Ghidra, IDA, etc.
  • Experience with embedded, firmware, and/or IoT technologies
  • Experience with applied cryptography and/or blockchain
  • Detail-oriented and dependable
  • Good sense of humor
Security Innovation is proud to offer the following:
 Competitive salary and equitable salary structure
 Flexible work from home and remote options
 Unlimited paid time off, mental health days, and 12+ company holidays
 Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision insurance options
 Flex Spending and HSA options
 401k with immediate vesting and up to 6% match
 Generous professional development budget
 Professional certification, training, and conference opportunities
 Ample engineer hardware budget
 Culture focused on health & wellness, diversity, equity, and inclusion

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65621048
  • Workplace Type: Remote
  • Location:
    Seattle, Washington, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Security Innovation
  • Position Title: Security Engineer
  • Job Function: Security Engineer
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $104,500.00 - $120,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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