Principal Engineer

Recursion Pharmaceuticals

Recursion Pharmaceuticals

501-1,000 employees

Integrating technology to industrialize biopharmaceutical drug discovery

Data & Analytics

$210,000 - $256,000

Bonus, Equity

Senior, Expert

Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Required Skills
Product Design
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in product security, application security, or a related field, with a proven track record of securing complex products.
  • Deep understanding of security principles, threats, and countermeasures as they relate to product design and development.
  • Expertise in one or more programming languages (e.g., Java, C++, Python) and experience with secure coding practices.
  • Familiarity with security standards and frameworks (e.g., OWASP, NIST, ISO/IEC 27001)
  • Experience with various hacking tools and penetration testing frameworks (e.g., Metasploit, Burp Suite, Nmap, Wireshark).
  • Expertise in web application security testing, including OWASP Top Ten vulnerabilities. Proficiency in assessing web applications for common vulnerabilities like SQL injection, XSS, CSRF, and more
  • Experience with modern security tools and techniques for vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, and encryption.
  • Proficiency in exploiting vulnerabilities to gain unauthorized access and assess the impact of attacks and understanding of vulnerability scoring systems (e.g., CVSS) to prioritize findings.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, capable of driving security initiatives and influencing change across multiple teams and disciplines.
  • Relevant security certifications (e.g., CISSP, OSCP, GWAPT) are highly desirable.
  • Develop and lead the implementation of the product security strategy and framework.
  • Conduct threat modeling, risk assessments, and security reviews of products at various stages of the development lifecycle.
  • Design and implement secure coding practices, encryption standards, and security testing methodologies.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on product security, providing education, guidance and mentorship to engineering teams and stakeholders.
  • Help integrate ML models securely into the product ecosystem.
  • Evaluate and implement security tools and technologies to improve the security posture of products.
  • Stay updated on the latest security trends including ML-specific threats, vulnerabilities, and technologies.
  • Detect security policy violations and drive security outcomes.
  • Scale security without slowing down the business objectives.
  • Develop and maintain security documentation, including security requirements, guidelines, and incident response plans.
  • Perform security assessments, code reviews, and penetration testing to simulate real-world cyber attacks.
  • Lead security incident response efforts, including investigation, mitigation, and the development of preventative measures.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization to ensure compliance with evolving AI security and other regulatory and industry security standards.

Recursion Pharmaceuticals

Recursion Pharmaceuticals


Recursion is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that stands out for its integration of technological advancements across multiple disciplines, including biology, chemistry, automation, data science, and engineering, to industrialize drug discovery. The company's unique approach of creating virtuous cycles of learning around datasets positions it as a leader in building the next-generation biopharmaceutical industry. Furthermore, Recursion's commitment to diversity and inclusion, as evidenced by its emphasis on a wide range of expertise, gender, race, disciplines, experience, and perspectives, fosters a dynamic work culture that is geared towards achieving ambitious goals.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Salt Lake City, Utah



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth