Security Engineering Manager, Application Security

Nihonbashi, Tokyo

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COMPANYToyota Research Institute - Advanced Development (TRI-AD) was established in March 2018 as a $2.8 billion joint venture between Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. (Aisin), and Denso Corporation (Denso) to develop fully-integrated, production-quality software and automated driving technology. We are headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and aim to build a smooth software pipeline from research-to-commercialization, and strengthen the collaboration within the Toyota Group in the domains of research and advanced development. Our mission of TRI-AD is to become a world-class software and technology company and to build the safest car in the world. Attracting top talent internationally, TRI-AD has embraced English as its official language in order to facilitate teamwork and partnerships globally.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?We are looking for an experienced security leader to join the Security team. As a security leader, you will own building and leading a team of security engineers, fostering a strong team culture. Your team will be responsible for reviewing and testing our new services before release, partnering closely with our development teams to produce innovative and secure solutions. We're looking for a leader that's highly passionate about the potential of cloud computing and building a high performing security team. Ideally you have a track record of delivering high quality technology products and services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift quickly. You should know how to prioritize, communicate clearly and compellingly, and understand how to drive a high level of focus and excellence with a strong team. TRI-AD Security demands high standards, so a high level of passion, discipline, ownership and accountability around security and delivery will be critical. A high level of ownership and accountability is a must.


  • Manage a team of engineers responsible for application security engineering 
  • Inspire, grow, and develop talent while providing vision and setting direction for the team, and lead effectively through outcomes
  • Help define and execute strategy for building secure software for TRI-AD
  • Build TRI-AD's secure SDLC program by partnering with other stakeholders, and lead its adoption across TRI-AD
  • Lead the design, development and rollout of DevSecOps capabilities, platforms, programs and practices that involve build automation, deployment automation, test automation, SDLC orchestration, environment management, monitoring, and metrics


  • 3+ years of experience leading, managing & developing high performance teams
  • 5+ years of progressive experience within a software security team or similar operating environment
  • BA/BS in computer science, information security, related discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent written communication skills, with a focus on translating technically complex issues into simple, easy to understand concepts in English
  • Hands-on knowledge of information security technologies such as security design review, threat modeling, risk analysis, and software testing techniques


  • 3+ years of experience on an Application Security team, especially in providing high-quality threat models and auditing source code
  • In-depth understanding of enterprise application security program, software engineering practices, and development/deployment process
  • Strong demonstrated knowledge of AWS security services and infrastructure. AWS Certified Security is a plus
  • In-depth understanding of security automation tools and processes 
  • Proficient in the following infrastructure and devops technologies: Docker, Terraform, Jenkins, Kubernetes
  • Proficient in one or more general purpose development languages such as Python, Ruby, Go, C, Java, or bash.· Strong information security risk-based prioritization abilities
If you are currently located at outside of Japan, don't worry, we'll set an interview over Google Hangout Meet or Skype.
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