BasisTech is dedicated to engineering a safer and more productive world by building proven AI solutions for analyzing text, connecting data silos, and uncovering digital evidence. From making governments smarter to national security to fighting financial fraud, we make sense of messy, voluminous data by applying our AI, machine learning, and cyber forensics to power the most important systems on earth. It’s challenging work, but we love it. Because we’re wholehearted believers in the power of persistence to solve any problem, and we solve problems that matter. 

If you’ve got ingenuity, ambition, and heart, and you want to come to a company where you can make a difference, then you’ll feel right at home among our diverse team of creators. From engineers to graphic designers, we empower every person in our company to make their mark. So don’t come here for a desk job. Show up ready to build.

Job Overview:

Basis Technology is looking for an experienced Senior Security Engineer to join the new Architecture team and advance the security properties of our mission-critical software as well as the development process and tooling we use to create it. You’ll partner closely with product teams, engineers, and software architects. You’ll be hands-on in our products and development tooling to integrate security capabilities and remediations; you’ll also be reviewing our software and development processes against a range of relevant concerns and standards (e.g. OWASP Top 10 and SLSA).

Our flagship product line, Rosette, is an integrated AI platform, applying machine learning  to understand and discover business' unstructured knowledge in order to manage risk, uncover opportunities, and discover connections. We strive to delight our customers by building products that center their needs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to, jointly, propose and implement security standards, methods, and architectures
  • Assess and integrate security tools, including code repositories, artifact repositories, and analyzers
  • Proactively identify and mitigate security risks
  • Find and mitigate outdated or vulnerable code and code libraries
  • Provide subject matter expertise on secure software architecture
  • Provide subject matter expertise on authentication and authorization methods and technologies
  • Educate other engineers on secure coding best practices
  • Provide occasional, as-needed assistance with general software architecture and development activities
  • Provide occasional, as-needed assistance with recruiting activities and administrative work

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in a security role including in managing the design process, ideally with both public and private sector customers
  • Ability to design code and architecture that is both secure and scalable for (in the case of devops) a growing team of engineers and for (in the case of software products) high throughput and latency-sensitive applications
  • Familiarity with common security libraries, security controls, and common security flaws that apply to Java and/or Python  applications.
  • Ability to discover and patch SQLi, XSS, CSRF, SSRF, authentication and authorization flaws, and other web-based security vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10 and beyond).
  • Knowledge of common authentication technologies including OAuth, SAML, PKIs, OTP/TOTP
  • Strong technical communication skills
  • Experience in an international high-performance environment with distributed teams a plus
  • Available to work substantially the business hours of the US Eastern time zone

Our Expectations:

  • Patience when change is slow by necessity; drive to hasten change when it can be; and the wisdom to know the difference

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We are also committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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