Sr. Staff Application Security Engineer

Bloom Energy - Sunnyvale, CA3.4


Job Description: Sr. Staff Application Security Engineer

Bloom Energy, a solid oxide fuel cell company, is looking for a Sr. Staff Application Security Engineer to join its world class team. This individual should be a dynamic professional who is looking for a rewarding future in one of today’s most exciting technologies. As a Sr. Staff Application Security Engineer, you will be responsible for the security design aspects of Bloom Energy products. The ideal candidate is a proficient security technologist with a proven track record of doing security code reviews, application security architecture, and designing and implementing security best practices. An integral part of the role is to not only drive security standards for Bloom Energy products, but to also engage cross-functionally with other teams. The candidate should be able to express their ideas effectively to departments such as Engineering, Product Development, Manufacturing, Customer Installation, Finance, and HR.

Candidate must maintain a professional attitude, creative thinker, problem solver and possess good customer service skills.

Location: The position will be based in our Sunnyvale, CA office

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Work with product engineering and application development teams to implement best security practice
  • Document security feature implementations
  • Continuously research emerging threats to the product and articulate them as required
  • Perform feature and architecture assessments, security-critical code reviews, and application security testing
  • Work with engineering and other teams to ensure that critical data is protected and security is integrated into the products, software, and applications
  • Develop, improve, and automate security testing for the product
  • Work with technical leads and management to ensure product security is never compromised
  • Collaborate with various teams to ensure best security practices are implemented for cloud solutions and web applications.
  • Produce reports for evaluating the security threat space on relevant products
  • Lead customer security audits and other corporate compliance requirements
  • Formulate upgrade and maintenance strategies from a security standpoint for the product
  • Communicate technical application security concepts to staff
  • Make sure sensitive is encrypted and protected.

Technical Skill Requirements:

  • Strong experience in software development methodologies and recommending best security practices during the design phase of the product
  • Knowledge of various network layers and firewalls
  • Experience with web services, various software languages and developing applications/products
  • Experience in implementing various encryption mythologies and certificates infrastructure
  • Familiar with security methodologies and evaluation, pen testing, vulnerability management
  • Familiarity with SIEM and other security related reporting tools
  • Knowledge in public/private key certificate infrastructure
  • Windows, Linux, Databases experience
  • Experience in analyzing security reports and taking actions to mitigate the risks
  • Experience in cloud architecture and related security aspects
  • Educational Requirements
  • BS or MS from an accredited college or university with major course work in Computer Science
  • 10+ years of software/application security experience working in medium and large companies.
  • CISSP, CISA, CIPP, CISM certifications are a plus

Education Skill Requirements:

  • BS or MS from an accredited college or university with major course work in Computer Science
  • 10+ years of software/application security experience working in medium and large companies.
  • CISSP, CISA, CIPP, CISM certifications are a plus

About Bloom Energy:

Bloom Energy will make clean, reliable energy affordable for everyone inthe world. Our technology, first developed for NASA's Mars Program, will dramatically change the way that the world’s energy is produced, distributed and consumed. Bloom’s unique on-site power generation systems are among the most efficient on the planet, providing significantly reduced operating costs and producing dramatically lower greenhouse gas emissions.

Bloom Energy Servers are currently producing power for many Fortune 500 companies including Apple, Google, NSA, Walmart, AT&T, eBay, Staples, as well as notable non-profit organizations such as Caltech and Kaiser Permanente. Bloom Energy has more than 220 MW of Bloom Energy Servers installed in the United States, Japan and India.

Bloom Energy is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We are committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants, will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Bloom Energy makes reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable laws, for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee with a disability, who can perform the essential job functions, unless undue hardship would result.

Job Type: Full-time