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Space Exploration Technologies Corp. Senior Application Security Engineer in Redmond, Washington

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.SENIOR APPLICATION SECURITY ENGINEERSpaceX is seeking technical, passionate engineers to build security solutions for some of the world's most advanced technologies including: rockets, satellite constellations, ISP platforms, ground stations, and communication networks. We are looking for people who see the big picture, prioritize accordingly, and are comfortable with working at different levels of abstraction, and with a wide variety of technology.Ideally, you will have notable skills in one or more of the following: web application security, software engineering, mobile app security, or network security. Being flexible, communicating clearly, and establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with other engineering teams are paramount to success. If you love using your technical skills to solve challenging problems and want to make a great impact, then join SpaceX to be among the first to secure some of the world's most innovative technologies.RESPONSIBILITIES:Lead security reviews of web and mobile applicationsWork with software engineering teams to design security into cloud application architecturesAct as an attacker to demonstrate impact and discover vulnerabilities in our infrastructure and applicationsDrive effective remediation of security issuesBuild security tooling for the development lifecycleDevelop and deploy tools to assist in modeling, analysis, detection, and prevention of security threats in production systemsDesign and implement systems to protect customer dataStay current on developments affecting security and privacy policyBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's or advanced degree in an engineering or technical discipline and 4+ years of software security experience, or 6+ years of software security experience without a degreeExperience designing and implementing security solutions for websitesExperience identifying and exploiting vulnerabilities in websitesPREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:Fundamental understanding of network protocols, especially TLS and HTTPAbility to analyze and design secure network architecture and communications protocolsExperience in navigating large, complex, interactive and/or distributed systemsExperience with automating vulnerability discovery techniquesExperience reviewing changes to complex codebases for security issuesExperience contributing security improvements to complex codebasesAble to work on their own with little supervision, in a team, and with other teams and their processesAble to establish and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and teamsDesire and ability to ramp up quickly on new technologiesExcellent communication skills both written and verbalAble to deal with ambiguityITAR REQUIREMENTS:To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR .Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX's Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, colo

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