Remote Software Security Engineer

Location San Mateo, CA 94402
Date Posted April 09, 2021
Job ID 6997
Employment Type Direct Hire

Scion Technical Search has been engaged to conduct a search for a Software Security Engineer on behalf of their client, a well-known consumer-electronics company headquartered in the Bay Area, CA.

This position has an uncapped salary potential (for the ideal candidate), is direct hire, and offers truly incredible benefits!! Our client offers $175k base 12% bonus $112k in RSUs, a 401K with a 5-6% match, premium free healthcare/dental/vision, ability to work COMPLETELY remote (yes, even after the pandemic subsides), free breakfast, lunch and dinner (if you ever decide to go into the office), bonus 15-20% of salary (based on company performance and individual performance) AND extremely competitive RSUs. Not to mention, they have a team of self-starters, anti-micromanagers and a founder who truly cares about the well being of his employees!

What you will be doing:

  • Working closely with our client’s products to investigate and identify potential security design risks and actively creating plans to mitigate these risks.
  • Performing security assessments on native software using a variation of white and black box testing methods.
  • Developing, maintaining and launching security analysis tools utilizing programming language of your choice.
  • Performing and overseeing penetration testing for our clients applications both mobile and web.
  • Managing vendor relationships as needed to mediate specific security bug issues and to ensure customer trust and privacy protection.
What you will need:
  • To be based out of the SF Bay Area. This role is remote but after the pandemic subsides, you might eventually need to go to the office to set something up or have a meeting as needed. 
  • A bachelor’s degree in Comp Sci, IT, Math, Physics or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years of professional software engineering experience with at least 1-2 years of experience in a software security engineering position.
  • A friendly, personable personality!
  • Experience in one of the following: C#, Python, Java, C, C++ or equivalent.
  • Experience with and knowledge of system security bottlenecks/risks and mitigation techniques.
  • Knowledge and or experience of Agile/Scrum methodology.
  • Experience working with encryption technologies, and web related security protocols.
  • Experience working at a consumer electronics company is a plus!

How to apply:

Please apply directly to this posting with a copy of your resume in .doc format.

About Our Firm

Scion Staffing is an award-winning staffing firm headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Over the past few years, our firm has had the pleasure of successfully assisting hundreds of local employers. No matter the requisition or size, our track record and recruitment process has made us one of the top national recruitment firms.

Additional information about our firm and success can also be found online at or in the 2010-2020 Business Times list of top staffing firms.

Scion Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief. We are committed to the principals of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent.




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