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Full-Time

Application Security Engineer

Posted on 1/24/2023

Benchling

Benchling

501-1,000 employees

Cloud-based biotech R&D platform

Food & Agriculture

Mid

Remote in USA

Category
Software Engineering
Required Skills
PHP
Python
JavaScript
Java
TypeScript
AWS
Product Design
Requirements
  • 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
Responsibilities
  • 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

Benchling is an excellent workplace for those passionate about biotechnology and seeking a collaborative environment. This company's cloud-based platform supports a wide range of biotech R&D activities in sectors like biopharmaceuticals, agritech, and gene therapy. It empowers scientists to innovate and streamline processes, from design to product development, enhancing productivity and breakthroughs in the field.

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding

$412M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2012

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

9%

2 year growth

14%

Benefits

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

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