Security Engineer

Santa Monica, California, United States
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200172161
Conduct architecture security review, application testing, and penetration testing modeled after real world attackers (i.e., exploit and pivot). Our scope includes everything from customer applications like iCloud and iTunes, to enterprise services like retail payment systems that support our physical and online storefronts. We work cross-functionally with teams Apple wide providing security consulting services and driving new security initiatives. Our talented team of security professionals is a key to our success.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience manually testing web applications or enterprise penetration testing
  • Experience with a scripting language (e.g. perl, python, PHP, ruby) and a programming language (e.g. JAVA, Objective C)
  • Proficiency in either Mac OS X and/or other flavors of UNIX
  • Ability to explain basic networking concepts (routing, ACL, load balancers, SSL/TLS, TCP) in order to provide application architecture feedback
  • Background in web application development and/or code auditing strongly preferred
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Passion for discovering and researching new vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques


• Conduct security architecture review of the full stack including applications built on cloud and emerging technologies. • Conduct manual application security testing and source code auditing for a variety of technologies. Provide clear and detailed risk assessment and remediation guidelines for developers and business owners. • Conduct penetration testing targeting critical Apple data, services, and environments. Report underlying security issues and propose enhanced security protections. Other responsibilities include: • Security research on the latest best practices, trends, threats and vulnerabilities, and technology frameworks • Documenting and disseminating security guidelines for common security issues, remediation guidance, and security technology baselines • Develop tools and exploits to support application security review and/or penetration testing

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Engineering with specialization in Information Security or 4+ years of equivalent, hands-on information security experience in a large enterprise environments a plus.

Additional Requirements

  • Required skills:
  • - ObjectiveC programming experience
  • - Swift programming expience
  • - Mobile Application development
  • - Mobile application security testing and assessment experience, on iOS
  • - Understanding and experienc with the OWASP Mobile Top 10
  • Highly Sought after:
  • - Experience with Medical or Health related security testing and evaluation, or development
  • - HIPPA knowledge