As a Senior Application Security Engineer, your mission is to ensure that our customers can trust our platform with their most sensitive business processes and data. You will play an important role in defining and implementing strategic, technical, and operational objectives of the Engineering Security Office, a cross-functional team of product engineers serving as security subject matter experts for the whole department. You will help establish industry-leading security processes and practices at each phase of the software development lifecycle; architect, implement, and review the security features of our platform; assist product management with the prioritization of critical security-related activities; organize educational initiatives and materials.
Help lay out the security architecture and operational roadmap for the Appian platform and our Engineering organization
Participate in strategic activities to evangelize security objectives and ensure their appropriate consideration in product and operational planning
Help run the activities of the Engineering Security Office, including defining security-related roles and responsibilities and identifying staffing needs
Research enterprise security and privacy standards and best-practices and ensure we apply them in our application security design and remediation processes, justifying departures and innovations to them where appropriate
Participate in functional and technical initiation and design activities to incorporate effective threat modeling, and security standards, and best practices into product design
Educate team members and all engineers on application security standards and best practices, establishing regular educational activities, as well as recommending and attending appropriate training and conferences
Assist in our vulnerability remediation efforts by establishing effective triaging of bug findings and security scans, coordinating Eengineering’s response, and guiding teams through the implementation of fixes
Report and escalate urgent threats/issues to Engineering leadership
Develop processes and automation for security reviews and testing activities, and evaluate application security tools to improve our detection and prevention capabilities
Preferred Experience Level:
B.S. / M.S. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related experience.
4+ years work experience in an application security role, prior enterprise software engineering experience, strong understanding of software security architecture, cloud platforms, SDLC.