Sr. Software Security Engineer

San Mateo

Full Time
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Posted 1 month ago


Sr. Software Security Engineer

GoPro’s versatile cameras and accessories enable people to self-capture immersive and engaging footage of themselves enjoying their favorite activities. From extreme to mainstream, GoPro’s HERO® line of wearable and gear-mountable capture devices are transforming the way consumers, professional athletes, and video production professionals capture, manage and share meaningful photo and video content. Based in San Mateo, California, GoPro’s products are sold through more than 25,000 stores in over 100 countries worldwide and direct via GoPro branded content is shared and enjoyed by millions of people on popular media channels such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo and YouTube.

GOPRO® and HERO® are trademarks or registered trademarks of GoPro, Inc. in the United States and other countries.


To be an awesome, fun, smart, hardworking, creative, friendly, responsible person in order to effectively help GoPro execute on the company’s vision, create great products, and make a great working environment.

GoPro is looking for a Software Security Engineer to join our Information Security team to ensure GoPro’s applications and services are designed and implemented to maintain and enhance customer trust. If you enjoy analyzing software, applications, web services, operating systems, and networks from a security perspective, and you are skilled at discovering vulnerabilities and security flaws this position will provide you with a challenging opportunity. As part of the enterprise Information Security team you will participate in incident response, security audits, risk assessments, vulnerability testing and security reviews, bug bounty research on GoPro's systems.


  • Identify software security design and architectural risks, and develop mitigation plans
  • Perform security assessments on native, managed, and interpreted software using static and dynamic analysis techniques, white-box, and black-box testing methods
  • Develop and maintain security analysis tools in Python, C/C++, JavaScript, Go, and/or Rust
  • Participate in Incident Response and problem remediation
  • Mentor software engineers on how to abate security vulnerabilities and threats in applications
  • Design, develop and deliver security training talks and courses for software engineers
  • Perform web, mobile, and desktop application penetration testing
  • Provide system administrative support for enterprise infosec services(SentinelOne, Cisco Umbrella, etc)
  • Participate in company level security compliance efforts
  • Develop proof-of-concepts, triage security bugs, and notify the appropriate engineering teams
  • Evangelize security within the company and be an advocate for customer trust and privacy protection
  • Work with the Security Advocates from the various Engineering teams to promote security within the organization
  • Work as a technical liaison to security vendors
  • Other duties as assigned


  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent preferred
  • Experience implementing security solutions at various company sizes and system complexity
  • Professional development experience using at least one major programming language such as C, C++, Java, C#, and/or Python
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • At least 3 years of experience in application-level vulnerability testing and auditing
  • At least 2 years of experience working with development teams that have delivered software-based services, preferably in an agile environment
  • Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, TLS, routing protocols)
  • Knowledge of system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques
  • Experience with encryption technologies and authentication processes including but not limited to OAuth, SSL/TLS, WPA2, JWE, and BLE encryption
  • Experience with security testing tools such as Burp Suite, OWASP, Zap or related


  • At least 3 years of system, network and/or application security experience
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture and web services security
  • Experience with the application of threat modeling or other risk identification techniques Scripting skills with Bash, Ruby, Python or Perl
  • Experience in system administration and support
  • Excellent leadership skills and teamwork skills
  • Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated
  • Experience integrating security code analysis tools in the SDLC
  • Experience with binary reverse-engineering using tools such as IDA Pro, radare2, OllyDbg, and hex editors
  • Experience working with teams in multiple geographical locations

GoPro Highlights

  • Fully-stocked kitchen with snacks galore
  • Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
  • Discounted employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Pre-tax and Roth 401(k) options
  • Discretionary Time Off
  • 12 weeks paid Parental Leave for new parents
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance – premiums are 100% paid for employees, 80% paid for dependents
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Employee commuter shuttles
  • LiveHealthy gym reimbursement
  • Innovative wellness programs and on-site fitness classes

GoPro is an equal opportunity employer.



Job tags: Architecture Auditing Audits Burp Suite C Code analysis Encryption Go Incident response Java JavaScript Penetration testing Perl Python Ruby Security assessments TCP/IP TLS Vulnerabilities