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Software Engineer, Security Automation and Scalability Lead

Foster City, CA
about 1 month ago
Full time role

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Zoox is developing the first fully electric autonomous vehicles to support low-carbon transportation and to decrease congestion and reliance on ...

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Job Description

Team OverviewThe Product Security Automation and Scalability team responsibilities include automated analysis of production software and infrastructure, the establishment of scalable and sustainable software development processes, and vulnerability management across a diverse and extensive codebase that targets both embedded and cloud environments.
Team MembersWe are looking for individuals with a strong software engineering background, and demonstrated passion and expertise in computer security. Ideal candidates will have experience with static and dynamic software analysis tools and frameworks, proven hands-on skills in software, cloud, and build system engineering, and strong intuition about software vulnerabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Design and build systems and frameworks that analyze and instrument production code and services (examples include static analysis, dynamic analysis instrumentation, code scanners, service API, and native binary fuzzers).
  • Design and build tooling to drive robust and secure IaC practices across the company.
  • Research and implement methods for automated security posture analysis of production services and infrastructure.
  • Analyze a complex codebase; recommend product security automation approaches and prioritize by feasibility and ROI.
  • Carry out implementation and lead the overall roadmap for a small, focused team.
  • Lead triage and burn-down of findings, through resolution by development teams and validation.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other software engineering and DevOps teams

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS or related field (we would consider candidates without a college degree if they demonstrate the relevant skills via extensive experience and interviews).
  • Ideal candidates will have relevant advanced degrees and/or solid industry or independent research experience working with production codebases
  • Demonstrated programming skills in at least one compiled and one interpreted language
  • Grasp sources of production software vulnerabilities in both compiled and interpreted languages
  • Understanding of state-of-the-art techniques for static and dynamic analysis and fuzzing of production software, and ability to apply them in practice
  • Proven technical leadership ability

Compensation
There are three major components to compensation for this position: salary, Amazon Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), and Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights. The salary range for this position is $210,000 to $300,000. A sign-on bonus may be offered as part of the compensation package. Compensation will vary based on geographic location and level. Leveling, as well as positioning within a level, is determined by a range of factors, including, but not limited to, a candidate's relevant years of experience, domain knowledge, and interview performance. The salary range listed in this posting is representative of the range of levels Zoox is considering for this position. Zoox also offers a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (e.g. sick leave, vacation, bereavement), unpaid time off, Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights, Amazon RSUs, health insurance, long-term care insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, and life insurance.

Vaccine MandateEmployees working in this position will be required to have received a single dose of the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine OR have completed the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series. In addition, employees will be required to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccine within two months of becoming eligible for the booster vaccine.
Employees will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment. That offer of employment will be conditioned upon, among other things, an Applicant’s ability to show proof of vaccination status. Please note the Company provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable state, federal, and local laws.
About ZooxZoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.
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A Final Note:You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

Zoox is developing the first fully electric autonomous vehicles to support low-carbon transportation and to decrease congestion and reliance on ...

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