Senior Application Security Engineer (Remote)

Cisco Meraki

Location: Remote - US only

Job Type: Full time


As a Senior Application Security Engineer at Meraki, you will be a key member of a team that prevents, finds, and fixes vulnerabilities in our products, services, and enterprise. You will partner with teams across the organization to perform architecture reviews, code security reviews, and promote secure development practices. You will seek out opportunities to build security into development pipelines and collect the data you need to understand the security posture of our systems.

Meraki Security Engineers affect change across the entire stack, from the UI and backend to the device firmware. By acting as a guardian of our customers’ networks and deployments, you will have a direct, immediate, and significant impact on our customers and the hundreds of millions of users who rely on Meraki access points, switches, security appliances, cameras, and mobile device management solutions every single day.

At Meraki, we are passionate about building real products that our customers love! We believe in encouraging a positive environment by hiring, mentoring, and empowering inquisitive, effective, low ego people and providing equal opportunities for all employees to thrive. With the support of management, we constantly look for ways to improve organizationally. We maintain a positive relationship with Cisco that gives us the stability and resources of a larger company without sacrificing our startup atmosphere. We are confident you will love it here!

Example projects for a Senior Security Engineer:

  • Perform white-box penetration testing, design and code reviews of our product offerings.
  • Write code to integrate security services into our CI/CD pipelines
  • Lead security assessments and application penetration tests
  • Work with engineers and leaders to help prioritize and remediate vulnerabilities
  • Collaborate with software engineers across product teams to refine the security of our cloud technologies and deployment practices

You are an ideal candidate if you:

  • Can read and write code in Ruby or Python and enjoy learning new programming languages
  • Thrive in finding and helping address security problems such as authentication, authorization and cryptography
  • Feel comfortable using Linux

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with enterprise cloud solutions and serverless applications
  • A BS/MS/Ph.D in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security, Security Engineering, or a STEM field
  • Experience using source-level debuggers, hardware/JTAG debuggers, network protocol analyzers, or logic analyzers to diagnose problems at all layers of the system
You’ve got this!