Application Security Engineer

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: USA USA
  • Date Posted: August 24, 2021

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    Application Security Engineer

    FPG Cyber is currently recruiting on behalf of our prestigious client, a world-leading SaaS/IoT provider, for a Senior Application Security Engineer, to work at our client’s state-of-the-art San Mateo offices. Due to an exceptional year, our client is now growing rapidly, looking to scale up at a rapid pace. They are an innovative security provider, looking to modernize the world of enterprise-level building Security. This is a fantastic opportunity to excel in your career, for someone who wants autonomy in their next role with the opportunity to make a lasting impact & build a legacy!

    The Role:

    The ideal candidate will be working very closely with our client CISO, as well as their Security Engineering & Development teams, ensuring that the software is being built securely and protecting both the users and their systems. It will be your role to ensure implementation & continuous improvement of the application security framework to harden online services and prevent attacks. Our client strongly believes that keeping data secure & private is core to our well-being as individuals, businesses, & communities. The care that they are putting into building their system, embodies their values as people & as a company.


    – Arrange Security tooling & secure defaults, to safeguard software security best practices
    – Perform Architectural Analysis, Threat Modeling & Technical Design reviews of sensitive infrastructure features
    – Facilitate in the smooth integration of security systems into our clients’ applications throughout the entire software development lifecycle
    – Collaborate with engineering & product teams to improve the security of all our clients’ products whilst exceeding their customers’ expectations
    – Evangelize security software best practices through training & information sharing
    – Coordinate with other security engineering leaders to define & execute all Targets/Priorities
    – Design, Produce & Operate a ‘bug bounty’ program. Triage & recommend solutions for Security bugs from tools, 3rd party assessments & bug bounties
    – Work with the CISO & security teams to cultivate & widen our client entire security programs
    – Share your Cyber Security knowledge, skills & experience with others both internally & externally, via Security Conferences, Client Consultants & blogs
    – Assist in the development of peers/colleague engineers growing in their own security knowledge


    – BSc in Computer Science or equivalent
    – Solid knowledge of AWS, GCP or any other cloud service provider
    – 5+ years of experience as a Snr Security Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer, or Security Software Engineer, Consultant
    – Enthusiasm & passion for learning about new Cyber Security products, features, and strategies
    – Understanding of Security weaknesses, exploits, attacks & mitigations
    – Involvement & passion for learning about new Cyber Security products, features, & strategies
    – Ability to code – The ideal candidate will sometimes write production Python/Go code, Security peer-review code, build proofs of concept or implement automation scripts
    – Experience with the majority of the following: Threat Modeling, Security Development Lifecycle, Architecture Analysis, Open Policy Agent, Technical Design Review, Security Code Review, SIEM

    Start date is = immediate (notice period accepted for the right candidates) please forward your resumes to: Tom Layzell at FPG Cyber (202) 972 4320