Job Summary: 

The Senior Product Security Engineer to lead our Secure Development Lifecycle assurance processes, our security automation technologies, drive the security hardening strategy across our product and respond to current and emerging security threats. This role will contribute tremendously to our Product Security team working with development teams globally to define new security capabilities, and partnering with leaders across the organization to deliver company-wide security initiatives. 


Job Expectations:

  • Drive cross-functional projects and establish cutting-edge security development lifecycle practices

  • Lead security design reviews and threat modeling for new and existing services at iHerb

  • Evaluate, prototype, implement, and operate security-focused tools and services

  • Develop new secure architecture standards, frameworks and patterns spanning multiple layers

  • Understand and analyze emerging security threats, determining applicability to iHerb and proactively implement centralized mitigations

  • Evaluate, prototype, implement, and operate security tools and services (DAST, SAST, SCA...)

  • Maintain a strong knowledge of current security threats and operational best practices

  • Take part in our security assessment, penetration testing and bug bounty programs

  • Participate in security incident response

The duties and responsibilities described above may provide only a partial description of this position. This is not an exhaustive list of all aspects of the job.  Other duties and responsibilities not outlined in this document may be added as necessary or desirable, with or without notice.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Demonstrated technical foundation

  • Solid understanding of common application and infrastructure security vulnerabilities and mitigations (OWASP Top 10, CWE 25…)

  • Proficiency implementing SDL process, technology, and automation in a DevOps environment

  • Experience with large-scale web applications and microservices, including API design, access management, authorization, authentication, data protection and encryption

  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration and communication skills

  • Experience driving application security training, security champions and awareness campaigns

  • Active contributor to the security community (research, open source, publications…) 


Equipment Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of major programming languages and frameworks (e.g. Python, C# .NET, JavaScript, node.js, Java...)


Experience Requirements:

Generally requires five (5) plus years of technical security experience at top-tier software companies including experience with security products, threat modeling, security design, security architecture, cryptography, mobile security, and broader cloud computing technologies


Education Requirements: 

Computer Science / Engineering degree or equivalent experience with an ability to translate technical vulnerabilities into organizational risks



About iHerb
iHerb is a leading global eCommerce retailer  with an emphasis on providing an exceptional selection of nutritional and wellness products for the past 25 years. With over 30,000 products shipped to over 180 countries, we provide the best overall value for natural products through an innovative and efficient supply chain process. 

Our teams have a strong sense of commitment and pride in their work, which has allowed us to grow, even during the recent pandemic. At iHerb, our purpose is to empower people to enhance their health, happiness, and well-being — that starts with valuing our team members by providing a positive work environment with competitive benefits. Our five  shared values unite our team members across the globe and provide a stable foundation. These values speak to who we are, the culture we’re building, and how every single team member contributes to our larger company vision. 

iHerb's Shared Values
Focus on the Customer · Empower Our People · Be Entrepreneurial & Pivot Quickly · Embrace Diversity & Inclusion · Strive for Simplicity

iHerb Benefits
At iHerb, we are dedicated to offering programs designed to help our employees and their families stay healthy, live well and plan for the financial future. Built on a strong foundation, our programs provide options and upgrades with flexibility, protection, and security in mind. Below is a snapshot of the benefits we offer our team members.  For a more comprehensive listing, visit 

  • Medical Care: Starting in 2021, iHerb covers 100% of the associated cost for medical benefits
  • Dental and Vision benefits
  • Safe Harbor 401(k) + company match (100% of the first 6% of the employee’s contribution)
  • Company-paid Term Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account (for qualifying expenses)
  • Pet Insurance
  • Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
  • Education Reimbursement Programs
  • Professional Development and Job Training
  • Wellness Programs with opportunity to earn up to $300 per year

We strive for innovation, targeted at delivering a customer-centric experience while transforming the online shopping experience. We change direction and define ourselves in the idea that individually we are incredible but united our growth is infinite and paramount to our success. iHerb strives to be the global industry leader!

iHerb is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. iHerb provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment.

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