Vulnerability Response Engineer

Seattle, Washington, United States
Software and Services


Role Number:200536065
Apple is seeking an exceptional Information Security Engineer to support our vulnerability response program. This is a technical hands-on role in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. You’ll be working with various application and system owners to report vulnerabilities, drive remediations, determine associated risks, and also to improve our current processes.

Key Qualifications

  • Familiarity with common security vulnerabilities and the ability to judge their severity and impact to the business
  • Excellent knowledge of large-scale security solutions and vulnerability scanning tools
  • Software development experience with either Python, Go, Rust, and/or Bash scripting
  • Requirement for on-call rotation, which includes weekends
  • Strong penetration testing skills, primary focusing on web application penetration testing experience and security research.
  • Knowledge of the security research community is a strong plus


You will join a team that passionately stays up to date on emerging security vulnerabilities and threats, keeps a cool head in crisis, and advocates every single day for improving the security of Apple products and services. You will need to have a good technical background, superb communication skills, and a strong interest in network, system, and web security. The role also requires a demonstrable ability to work with incomplete information and to adapt to changing priorities. Specific responsibilities include: - Strategize vulnerability management for application and business teams - Technical replication of vulnerabilities and scaling variant analysis relative to discovered issues. - Author clear, authoritative responses to vulnerability inquiries - Provide guidance to engineering teams regarding the impact and remediation of security issues - Work closely with project management to drive security issues to closure

Education & Experience

BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security, or related field Experience in Information Security or Related Field

Additional Requirements

  • Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. Apple is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Apple is a drug-free workplace.

Pay & Benefits