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Application Security Engineer (Remote, US)

Company: Vivun
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Vivun is the world's first AI-powered platform for PreSales, unleashing their strategic potential and creating a seamless interlock between sales and product. Vivun helps PreSales leaders achieve operational excellence by equipping them with the metrics they need as the result of individual contributors having a single place to manage their work. Using Hero by Vivun, organizations increase forecast accuracy by leveraging the technical conscience of every deal, find revenue by reviving dormant opportunities, and deliver winning products by tapping into the collective insights from the field. Vivun works with startups like Harness and Fivetran, growth companies like Seismic and Okta and global enterprises like Autodesk and Dell.

Position Summary

The Application Security Engineer position is a hands-on engineering role for someone who enjoys working across technical teams and with other amazing talent in a success-oriented, fast paced, and exciting environment. The Application Security Engineer will provide expert technical guidance and hands-on validation of secure solutions during the design, development, and testing of systems supporting Vivun's products and services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with engineers and leadership to address security risks and provide mitigation recommendations within the Secure Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Perform security architecture and design reviews of all systems and applications.
  • Perform validation of security controls to insure adherence with compliance and industry best practices.
  • Perform hands on security testing of products and services to proactively discover risk and track them to resolution.
  • Experience conducting vulnerability assessments, code reviews and penetration tests against web/mobile application technologies, services, platforms and languages to find flaws and exploits (e.g. SQL Injection, Cross-Site Scripting, Cross-Site Request Forgery, Clickjacking, Authentication/Authorization, Privilege Escalation, Business Logic Bypass, OWASP Top 10, SANS Top 25 etc)
  • Understand, balance and communicate business risk with security risk.
  • High level of personal integrity, with the ability to professionally handle confidential matters, and reflect appropriate level of judgment as it pertains to security.

Desired Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security/Cyber Security or equivalent.
  • Excellent analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience with securing containers, database, and application solutions.
  • Experience with Vulnerability discovery and Penetration Testing.
  • Knowledge of automated attack tools and developing mitigation techniques.
  • Hacker mindset and always strives to think like an attacker. Ability to craft custom exploits for proof-of-concept code.
  • Experience with AWS Cloud Services and Cloud technologies.
  • Technical certifications within information security are a plus (CISSP, CCSP, GIAC or equivalents).

You Are:

  • A believer in Vivun's core values: Don't be greedy. Do the right thing. We, not me. Transparency. Be different.
  • Experienced working in high growth startup environments: You have the ability to move fast, adapt, and thrive in a dynamic startup environment where you derive priorities, requirements, and goals from company context.
  • Collaborative: You are ready to roll up your sleeves and create strategies that work across roles and departments to achieve company goals.
  • A Clear Communicator: You effectively and positively present your informed opinions on strategy clearly to multiple teams and areas of expertise. You come with a solid rationale behind every decision you make, you understand the importance of listening as part of communication.

What You Will Have At Vivun:

  • Competitive salary and full health benefits
  • Stock Options at a well funded, pre-IPO company on a fast growth track
  • Flexible work schedules and work from anywhere at a fully remote company
  • Unlimited PTO with two weeks designated as "quiet period" each year
  • An experienced team who will fight beside you in the trenches to accomplish your goals

Keywords: Vivun, Oakland , Application Security Engineer (Remote, US), Other , Oakland, California

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