Principal Security Software Engineer

My client is a very well funded security startup ($200m+), they provide critical secure services for the financial industry.

I am looking for an accomplished hands-on Security Software Engineering leader. A deep understanding of cryptography, encryption & high-availability distributed (Java) systems, is essential.

What You'll Bring:

  • At least 7 years' experience in an Information Security position
  • 6+ years' experience building, implementing & maintaining high performance software systems in Java
  • Detailed, extensive experience with applied cryptography, Java Security Providers, Java key store, PKI, Certificate Authority
  • Expertise with high-availability distributed systems, across multiple geographic locations
  • Extensive Cloud Security experience (on-prem / public)
  • Deep understanding of the external attacker mindset
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or relavant experience
  • Leadership experience (preferred)

What You'll Do:

  • Design, develop and operate scalable engineering solutions to advance data protection and privacy in on-prem and in-cloud computing
  • Analyze current software designs and implementations - be vigilant for any lapses in the security of the code
  • Be the on-site Security SME - Act as an internal Security Consultant for the team

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to take a mission-critical leadership position, with a successful, cash-rich security startup, based in Palo Alto.

On offer is a base salary (Up to $250k) + 20% bonus + Cash stock

NO SPONSORSHIP - NO VISA TRANSFERS (company is at their limit) - NO REMOTE

Interstate relocation packages are available