Staff QA Engineer | Backend | Security

  • Location

    Palo Alto

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering, Product , Cyber Security

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  • Salary:

    Up to $165k base + Stock + Outstanding Benefits

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  • Consultant:

    Kiel O'Mara

My client is the global leader in CPM Analytics, with a valuation of over $1.7bn. I am in the market for a seasoned QA, with a backend (database) focus, someone who has a solid understanding of enterprise product security.

Day to Day Duties:

  • Research new threats, attack vendors and risks independently and in coordination with the development & operations teams (os, network & devops)
  • Collaborate with Developers, DevOps and other QA engineers on secure coding practices through all steps of the SDLC to prevent application and configuration related vulnerabilities
  • Testing the new products, automating the testing process

What You Bring:

  • 8+ years of experience working with development and QA as SDET or automation engineer
  • Security experience would go a LONG way, with a focus on infrastructure and application level penetration testing
  • Knowledge of security operations -   OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities and corresponding best practices for mitigation:
  • Secure configuration for network and OS infrastructure
  • Performing Security Design/Code Reviews
  • Building security toolchains that integrate with the deployment tools
  • Experience with Java, Python, JavaScript/HTML/CSS, Selenium is required
  • Proven experience in programmatically testing software products and automating those tests
  • Skilled in building robust, scalable, and high-quality test automation solutions for functional and regression testing
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills
  • Solid experience testing backend/databases (SQL & NoSQL - Cassandra, DynamoDB etc.)
  • Ability to meet high-quality coding practices and standards
  • Experience building automation test framework - From scratch
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, IT or equivalent work or educational experience required

Nice to have : 

  • Experience with AWS cloud security 
  • Experience in working with SIEM integration
  • Experience writing automated tests in a Continuous Integration (CI) systems