Mobile Security Engineer

San Jose, California Requisition Number R0035550 Subsidiary eBay

Come work for one of the top Bay Area tech companies! We’re expanding our Mobile Security team and looking for an experienced engineer to lead code security projects, participate in secure mobile application and backend services design, and help move our growing mobile platform forward.

The Mobile Security group works under the Architecture and Engineering discipline of our Infosec team and supports the security design and consultation needs of the rest of our global business. This role is hands-on and will engage daily with developers and other security teams to ensure our mobile products continue to be trusted by our customers.

Minimum qualifications:

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of experience in designing, implementing, testing and deploying software applications, with focus on performance, scalability and security
  • Experience in application security, network security, secure code analysis, cryptography and system security
  • Current, hands-on experience in one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: C/C++, Java, Objective C, Python
  • Experience with building dynamic scanning/testing tools for mobile platforms
  • Experience in secure coding techniques and source code analysis - ability to find security vulnerabilities in code, such as buffer overflows, integer overruns, etc.
  • Excellent understanding of Mobile Platform Security - Android or iOS
  • Ability to work independently and lead projects - from requirements analysis of features to release, and subsequent maintenance and support of these features
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Preferred/additional qualifications:

  • Android and iOS application security expertise
  • Good understanding of Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Knowledge of OAuth and Mobile API design
  • Experience with handling OWASP Top 10 for Mobile
  • Experience with building backend for mobile applications
  • Knowledge of Secure Execution Environment (Trust Zone is preferable)
  • Knowledge of secure protocols (SSL/TLS, SCP, CMS, X509)
  • Ability to pick up new programming languages, such as Swift and Go
  • Flexibility in moving to unfamiliar/new technologies

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