Security Architect

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200141652
Claris International Inc. is the creator of the world’s leading Workplace Innovation Platform, offering a suite of services that empower problem solvers to drive digital transformation in businesses large and small. The company has more than 1 million active users globally across SMBs and the Fortune 500. Claris is an Apple subsidiary with an unmatched record of business success of more than 80 consecutive profitable quarters. Claris is headquartered in California with operations worldwide, including London, Paris, Munich, Tokyo, Beijing, and Sydney. Are you passionate about applying your deep understanding of full-stack, full-cycle security engineering in the cloud in creative ways? Do you know OWASP Top 10 by heart? Do you read CVE/NVD discussion lists for relaxation? We at Claris, a wholly owned subsidiary of Apple Inc., the top standalone desktop database company, are searching for a Security Architect. We have an established product line and large customer base, and we are advancing existing technologies and developing new and exciting products. In this position located in Santa Clara, California, you will guide the engineering team in applying the latest thinking in secure development lifecycle across our product lines, in collaboration with Product Management.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong hands-on experience with full-stack security assessment and threat modeling
  • Strong hands-on experience with penetration testing across the full spectrum of technologies
  • Expert experience in embedding the practice of “secure by design" throughout an agile SDLC
  • Expertise in vulnerability analysis (e.g., design flaws, data-flow analysis, social engineering)
  • Strong architecture skills in cloud technologies, especially AWS
  • Practical experience with creating a secure design process and DevSecOps-based CI/CD pipeline
  • Broad experience with 3rd-party tools for detecting external and internal security threats
  • Unique ability to influence without authority
  • High enthusiasm in coaching, augmenting and developing the entire product team in secure practices
  • Good understanding of SaaS
  • Strong analysis, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills


As a key senior member on our team, you are responsible for making security the second nature in the engineering team. Your flexibility is essential to implementing best security practices in creative ways. You are a self-starter, and enjoy learning about our software and domain and uncovering security challenges unique to our business. You love collaborating within the team and across groups. You thrive on applying secure practices across the entire software development life cycle.

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science or equivalent. MSCS or Ph.D. is helpful

Additional Requirements