Security Engineer/Architect

Austin, Texas, United States
Software and Services


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200139612
Apple Maps is front and center on hundreds of millions of devices, and the Maps Infrastructure team designs and builds the platforms that power them all. We’re looking for a Security Engineer/Architect that lives at the intersection of development, operations, data, and systems engineering to build solutions for large-scale continuous data transformation and delivery, global data distribution and management, and environment and release management.

Key Qualifications

  • Passionate about Application Security with 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Deep understanding of web application security threats, exploits, prevention
  • Ability to prioritize, reproduce, and recommend remediations for vulnerabilities
  • Proficiency with Java, Python etc.,
  • Experience in penetration testing, threat modeling
  • Passion for understanding and researching vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques
  • Knowledge of development and integration tools and technologies (e.g. CI/CD)
  • Knowledge of tools including static code analysis and dynamic application scanning (e.g. Checkmarx, Qualys)
  • Knowledge of test automation frameworks and how they can be used for security QE
  • Proficiency in networking concepts (firewalls, load balancers, etc)
  • Have a background in web application development and/or code auditing strongly preferred
  • Practical knowledge of applied cryptography and common attacks against modern cryptographic algorithms (encryption at rest, TLS, hashing, etc)
  • Keeps up with industry trends in security technology and threats
  • Experience securing infrastructure in public cloud (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)


- Conducting security architecture reviews of the application stack, including applications built on cloud and emerging technologies - Reviewing source code for potential security issues - Writing security test cases to check for vulnerabilities or broken/missing security controls - Providing specific risk assessment and remediation guidelines for developers and business owners - Helping manage and triage findings from security tools including static and dynamic scanners - Conducting penetration testing against our applications, services, and environments; reporting underlying security issues and proposing appropriate security controls - Researching the latest security best practices, trends, threats and vulnerabilities, and technology frameworks - Documenting and disseminating security guidelines for common security issues, remediation guidance, and security baselines - Working with developers to provide security guidance and mentor them as necessary - Developing tools and exploits to support application security automation and penetration testing - Help identify areas that are ripe for improvement and establish appropriate security goals - Influence and collaborate with the organization to develop secure solutions and to accomplish stated security goals

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience

Additional Requirements

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