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Application Security Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Dorchester, Boston, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • 4+ years work experience in an application security or product security role including experience with secure code reviews, threat modeling, pentesting, application security tooling and automation
  • Strong communicator with the ability to translate technical security requirements and risks into terms that anyone can understand
  • In-depth experience finding AND fixing web application security vulnerabilities including those found in the OWASP Top 10 and CWE Top 25
  • Relevant development experience in multiple programming languages, preferably: Python, Javascript/Typescript, PHP, Java, Laravel
  • Strong, general knowledge of the browser security model, modern network security, and cloud (AWS ideally) security
  • Experience with vulnerability management and risk assessment processes
  • Technical leadership skills; you enjoy evangelizing security and privacy
  • Comfortable with complexity in the short term but can build towards simplicity in the long term
  • ZONE 1: $162,265 to $219,535
  • ZONE 2: $150,960 to $204,240
  • ZONE 3: $146,115 to $197,685
  • Partnering with both the Product Design and Software Engineering organization's security and privacy initiatives, leading security design reviews, and threat modeling
  • Performing code reviews of our own and partners' services and apps
  • Collaborating with engineers on the best ways to mitigate vulnerabilities and reduce risk
  • Participating in our incident response and vulnerability remediation efforts
  • Integrating external and internal security tools and automation into development and build environments
  • Developing lightweight SDLC processes to embed into Product Design and Software Engineering workflows
  • Developing secure coding and design practices and training engineering teams
  • Performing black-box and gray-box penetration testing of our applications and services
  • Helping to scale our team. As a member of the security team, you'll be an integral part of how we mature our own tooling, best practices, engineering processes, and hiring

501-1,000 employees

Cloud platform for life science R&D
Company Overview
Benchling's mission is to accelerate life science for the benefit of humanity. The company is building a modern R&D software for biotechnology research.
  • Four months of fully paid parental leave
  • 401(k) plan
  • Remote working stipend
  • Yearly company-wide retreat
  • Monthly gym and wellness stipend
  • Commuter benefits
  • 100% premiums covered for health, dental, and vision
  • Weekly company social events
  • Flexible PTO and company-wide winter holiday shutdown
Company Core Values
  • Build a Lever - We choose to build tools and infrastructure that will help others make world-changing innovations.
  • Empower through Information - We believe that sharing information builds trust and enables better decision-making.
  • Rely on Tenacity - Dreaming big isn’t enough. We must make the most of every day by bringing the highest level of determination to our work.
  • Raise the Bar - We’re dedicated to creating a place where everyone feels challenged to improve.