Staff Embedded Linux Security Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Burlingame, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree or equivalent
  • Experience in embedded linux environments
  • 7+ years of experience as a security engineer, software engineer, or security consultant
  • Familiarity with security weaknesses, exploits, attacks and mitigations
  • Coding ability - you will be writing production code
  • Excellent collaborative skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication
  • Experience with most of the following: Linux System Security, Device Drivers, Kernel, Fuzzing, Network protocols, Static Analysis
  • Facilitate the security of the hardware and firmware that goes onto the devices we ship to our customers: Verkada cameras, Access Control units, Card/BLE readers, sensors, and future devices we will soon be launching
  • Assist engineering with architecture and design of critical features having major security implications
  • Explore innovative solutions to enable Verkada business instead of “Security says No”
  • Partner closely with Product, Hardware, and Backend engineering to test and improve the security of Verkada's products and exceed customers' expectations
  • Set up security tooling to ensure secure coding best practices
  • Triage and recommend solutions for security bugs from tools, third party assessments and bug bounties
  • Participate in code reviews and pull requests
  • Collaborate with other engineering leaders to define, communicate, and execute on goals, priorities and process
  • Collaborate with the CISO and security team to grow the broader Verkada security program
  • Share your security experience with other teams internally and externally via security conferences and blogs
  • Help your peer engineers grow their own security reasoning and knowledge
Desired Qualifications
  • Achieved FIPS 140 certification
  • Knowledge of Yocto-based embedded Linux systems
  • Knowledge of hardware security features such as secure boot, TrustZone, memory protections, and roots-of-trustZone, or secure boot
  • Cryptography primitives, protocols and applications

501-1,000 employees

Video & sensor-based security systems for enterprises
Company Overview
Verkada's mission is to be the essential physical security software layer for every building, and the foundation of a larger enterprise IoT infrastructure.
  • Generous company paid medical, dental & vision insurance coverage
  • Unlimited paid time off & 11 companywide paid holidays
  • Wellness allowance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Healthy lunches and dinners provided daily
  • Paid parental leave policy & fertility benefits
Company Core Values
  • Pave The Way
  • Solve Big Challenges
  • Take Strategic Risks
  • Think For Yourself