Staff Application Security Engineer - Teleport United States Bookmark Share Print 20 0 0

Listing Description

Teleport is the market leader in Identity-Based Infrastructure Access Management. That means we are the easiest, most secure way to access all an organization’s infrastructure resources. While other companies are adding complexity, we are eliminating it by consolidating, in a single platform, the four essential infrastructure access capabilities every security-conscious organization needs: connectivity, authentication, authorization and audit. Our unique approach is not only more secure but also improves developer productivity. 

Teleport is used by leading companies including Elastic, Snowflake, Doordash and NASDAQ and recently raised $110M at a $1.1B valuation in a funding round led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from Insight Partners, Kleiner Perkins and S28 Capital. We are headquartered in Oakland, California, but embrace a remote-first work culture.

We're also proud of our distinction as a “Great Place to Work for 2021” and our “Best Company for Perks & Benefits and Work-Life Balance” awards

You’ll be joining Teleport as its first Application Security Engineer responsible for the overall security of the Teleport Access Plane. The daily tasks include reviewing code, testing applications and documenting/fixing vulnerabilities, automating security tests, and conducting design reviews to create threat models to share within the organization.

Skills you'll bring:
  • Experience working with engineering and product teams to ensure that applications are designed and implemented securely
  • Enthusiasm for securing and breaking software
  • Performing threat modeling and vulnerability scanning
  • Testing applications and underlying systems for vulnerabilities using both tools and manual techniques; manage the remediation of findings through resolution
  • Recommending/making code changes to eliminate vulnerabilities
  • Automating security tests/linters within the CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience working with SAST and DAST testing processes and tools
  • Experience/familiarity with application security including standards like OWASP, tools like Burp Suite, and secure coding practices a plusServing as an escalation point to investigate security alerts and identify incidents
  • Experience investigating vulnerability reports related to products and systems
  • Managing vendors to conduct penetration tests and other security-related projects
  • Experience supporting internal and external pen-testing engagements
  • Self-motivated and creative problem-solver able to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively across teams

  • Have experience in the majority of our preferred tooling:
  • Go (preferred) or Rust
  • Linux systems engineering
  • Cryptography engineering experience
  • X.509 / TLS
  • CodeQL or Semgrep
  • And a slew of technologies and tools we haven't chosen yet

  • What to expect once you apply:
  • You will join a 30-minute intro call with our recruiting team, and we will walk you through the compensation, interview process and requirements.
  • You will join a 45 minutes call with the hiring manager to walk through the interview challenges and answer questions about the interview, team, and company.
  • You will go through a remote-friendly and challenging interview.
  • We offer competitive compensation, equity, and benefits, platinum-level healthcare insurance, 401k matching, and a great place to work.
    Teleport is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classifications protected by federal, state, or local law.

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