Application Security Engineer

San Diego, CA

Full Time USD 30K - 110K *
SOCi logo


Apply now Apply later

About Us:

SOCi is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the country, ranking in the top tier of Inc 5000’s Fastest Growing Companies in America list for the last 4 years in a row.  The builder of an award-winning enterprise SaaS marketing platform, and one of Forbes’ Best Startup Employers, SOCi boasts hundreds of the world’s largest brands as its customers. The SOCi platform specifically solves complicated marketing and workflow problems for national and global multi-location brands that want to scale and optimize their presence across search, social, reviews, listening, ads, bots, and more. As the largest localized marketing platform in the world, SOCi makes the impossible possible by enabling top brands and their locations to strengthen and scale their digital presence across limitless locations.

Our accolades include:

  • Recently closed a Series D investment round of $80 million, led by JMI Equity
  • 4x honoree on Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America
  • 2x honoree on Financial Times’ Fastest Growing Companies
  • 3x CEO Finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year award
  • Winner of the MarTech Breakthrough Award for Best Overall Social Media Management Platform
  • #1 Rank by Entrepreneur magazine’s Top Marketing Providers for Franchises, three years in a row
  • Front Runner for Gartner award in Reputation Management & Brand Management
  • 2021 Honoree on Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers

Application Security Engineer

As an Application Security Engineer you will have ownership of the security of the platform on both the application and the infrastructure level. This includes identifying and attending to risks and vulnerabilities discovered as well as coordinating with our InfoSec team on policies and audits. Furthermore, you will work closely with the Senior Director of Technology as well as the DevOps team to ensure that our clients’ data as well as our platform is operating securely according to the latest security standards.

As a member of an Empowered Product Team, you will be:

  • Accountable for maintaining the security standards according to the requirements of our platform, our company, and our clients.
  • Maintaining the security of the Cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP) and applications
  • Working with our InfoSec team on security policies, documenting security certifications as well as working with external auditors
  • Identifying current and emerging technology issues such as trends, vulnerabilities and threats
  • Proactively analyzing security strategies, maintaining best practices and identifying weaknesses
  • Implementing new security solutions as well as improving on the existing ones on both infrastructure and application level


  • 10+ years experience in security engineering and developing complex software systems
  • Ability to effectively communicate with non-technical personnel as well as skillset to provide cost-effective security solutions
  • A burning enthusiasm for the latest security news and developments, updates and solutions
  • Understanding of Web Application Security and application level security
  • Solid knowledge of PHP / JS / SQL and insecure programming patterns
  • Understanding of the OWASP Application Security Verification Standard (ASVS)
  • Solid knowledge of attacks such as Cross-site Scripting and SQL Injection attacks
  • Experience in Application code reviews, especially in relation to security
  • Knowledge and experience in developing processes, training and best practices for secure software development
  • Understanding of various products around key areas such as information security, virus protection and firewalls, especially in a cloud environment

Why You'll Love It Here

  • Fully remote, diverse international team
  • An extremely talented group of engineers and tech leads to learn from
  • Work directly with product and technology executives
  • Active career coaching and professional development to keep you growing
  • Learning budget (books, online courses)
  • Directly see the impact of your work by working closely with customers and help build the fastest-growing mar-tech platform for top brands

What's SOCi's culture like?

Led by a team of industry experts, SOCi is leading the pack in Localized Marketing for Multi-Location brands. Our passionate team of SOCialites work from home around the globe! This position is remote and thereby needing stable internet connection to be successful in this role. We offer flexible PTO, comprehensive health & benefits packages, 401k and matching  (amongst many other perks). Every new team member is equipped with a MacBook laptop, tech accessories & SOCi swag. We are a fast-paced, agile environment where thought leadership and input is encouraged. If you are looking for a place where you can come and make a difference in the way enterprise organizations utilize social technology, then SOCi is for you. 

SOCi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey at

Tags: Agile Application security Audits AWS Cloud DevOps Firewalls GCP OWASP PHP SaaS Scripting SQL SQL injection Vulnerabilities XSS

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Flex vacation Gear Health care Startup environment

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
Job stats:  10  0  0
  • Share this job via
  • or

Other jobs like this

Explore more Cybersecurity career opportunities

Find open roles in Ethical Hacking, Pen Testing, Security Engineering, Threat Research, Vulnerability Analysis, Cryptography, Digital Forensics and Cyber Security in general, filtered by job title or popular skill, toolset and products used.