Mobile Security Engineer

Full Time
San Jose, CA
Areas of Interest: Software Assurance and Security Engineering
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Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

The Mobile Security Engineer role will work within our security architecture team to ensure secure and timely delivery of eBay's mobile products and infrastructure. This is not a pure developer role, however will heavily influence the development teams and processes within eBay, and will handle periodic code review and consultation where necessary.

Job Description:

This position will work in the Cloud and Mobile Security Architecture team within the eBay GIS organization. This is a mid-level, hands-on engineering role, helping to deliver secure products and technologies within eBay’s mobile portfolio. This individual will work closely with our Mobile Security Architect, as well as application and infrastructure development teams. This role does not develop the applications directly, however will work closely with these other groups.

Minimum qualifications:

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or equivalent practical experience
  • 8+ years of experience in designing, implementing, testing and deploying software applications, with focus on performance, scalability and security
  • Experience in application security, network security, secure code analysis, cryptography and system security
  • Current, hands-on experience in one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to : C/C++, Java, Objective C, Python
  • Experience in secure coding techniques and source code analysis - ability to find security vulnerabilities in code, such as buffer overflows, integer overruns, etc.
  • Good understanding of Mobile Platform Security - Android or iOS
  • Ability to work independently and lead projects - from requirements analysis of features to release, and subsequent maintenance and support of these features
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Preferred/additional qualifications:

  • Experience with static analysis tools, such as Klocwork, Coverity, Fortify, Lint, Checkmarx, etc., a big plus
  • Good understanding of Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Knowledge of OAuth and Mobile API design
  • Knowledge of Secure Execution Environment (Trust Zone is preferable)
  • Knowledge of Secure Storage on Mobile devices (Keystore (Android), Keychain (iOS))
  • Knowledge of secure protocols (SSL/TLS, SCP, CMS, X509)
  • Knowledge of secure hardware (Smartcard/HSM)
  • Ability to pick up new programming languages, such as Swift and Go
  • Flexibility in moving to unfamiliar/new technologies
eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or long term unemployment circumstances. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.


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Founded in 1995 in San Jose, Calif., eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) is where the world goes to shop, sell, and give. Whether you are buying new or used, plain or luxurious, commonplace or rare, trendy or one-of-a-kind – if it exists in the world, it probably is for sale on eBay. Our mission is to be the world’s favorite destination for discovering great value and unique selection.

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