Sr. Security Engineer

Full Time
Austin, Texas
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Do your life’s best work here. 
With the whole world watching.

 
The people here at Apple don’t just create products — they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it.

Where do you see yourself at Apple?
 

*** This position can be located in Sunnyvale, CA / Austin, TX / or possibly remote.***
 
The Job Conduct architecture security review, application testing, and penetration testing modeled after real world attackers (i.e., exploit and pivot).

The Team Our scope includes everything from customer applications like iCloud and iTunes, to enterprise services like retail payment systems that support our physical and online storefronts. We work cross-functionally with teams Apple wide providing security consulting services and driving new security initiatives. Our talented team of security professionals is a key to our success.

Key Qualifications

  • Experience manually testing web applications or enterprise penetration testing
  • Experience with a scripting language (e.g. perl, python, PHP, ruby) and a programming language (e.g. JAVA, Objective C)
  • Proficiency in either Mac OS X and/or other flavors of UNIX
  • Ability to explain basic networking concepts (routing, ACL, load balancers, SSL/TLS, TCP) in order to provide application architecture feedback
  • Background in web application development and/or code auditing strongly preferred
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Passion for discovering and researching new vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques

Description

Conduct security architecture review of the full stack including applications built on cloud and emerging technologies. Conduct manual application security testing and source code auditing for a variety of technologies. Provide clear and detailed risk assessment and remediation guidelines for developers and business owners. Conduct penetration testing targeting critical Apple data, services, and environments. Report underlying security issues and propose enhanced security protections. Other responsibilities include: • Security research on the latest best practices, trends, threats and vulnerabilities, and technology frameworks • Documenting and disseminating security guidelines for common security issues, remediation guidance, and security technology baselines • Develop tools and exploits to support application security review and/or penetration testing

Education

BS in Computer Engineering with specialization in Information Security or 4+ years of equivalent, hands-on information security experience in a large enterprise environments a plus.

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Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, the Mac and Apple Watch. Apple’s three software platforms — iOS, OS X and watchOS — provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay and iCloud. Apple’s 100,000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth, and to leaving the world better than we found it. 

Apple is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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