Senior Security Engineer - Incident Response

Palo Alto, CA

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AppLovin’s leading marketing software platform provides app developers with a powerful, integrated set of solutions to solve their mission-critical functions like user acquisition, monetization and measurement. AppLovin is headquartered in Palo Alto, California with several offices globally.
AppLovin was named one of the Hottest Adtech Companies of 2021 by Business Insider, as well as a Certified Great Place to Work in 2021 and 2022. Fortune recognized AppLovin as one of the Best Workplaces in the Bay Area 2022, alongside The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal who have also awarded AppLovin one of the Bay Area’s Best Places to Work for the past four years. Our team members are regularly recognized for their work and leadership, including recent award wins for San Francisco Business Times’ Outstanding LGBTQ+ Leaders 2022, Business Insider’s Rising Stars of Adtech 2022, Glassdoor’s Top CEOs 2019, and the Women in Content Marketing Awards 2021.
AppLovin is seeking a Senior Security Engineer who is driven to work on some of the most challenging security problems (Cloud vulnerabilities, Network Security, Incident response). You will use your skills to secure products running on large and complex technology stacks. The ideal candidate will be a good communicator and team player, know how to explain complex issues with simple terms, focus on network security, incident response and develop appropriate tools.

About The Role:

  • Experience performing computer security incident detection & response activities
  • Knowledge and understanding of malware, attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Knowledge of common application/system vulnerabilities, threat actors and mitigations
  • Identify security risks and propose mitigation strategies
  • Lead the response to security events, and then implement systems to prevent the same event from recurring or automate the security response
  • Engage with internal teams to provide security guidance and feedbackImplement and manage security tools for security monitoring and incident response
  • Experience with using forensic analysis tools in an incident response contextEnforce security best practices through automation
  • Write effective security response playbooksEnsure that security solutions are acquired, configured and implemented correctly
  • Perform various audits of all network security devices to ensure compliance with company and industry standards
  • Provide support by performing troubleshooting which may include, but not necessarily be limited to: problem recognition, root cause analysis, research, isolation, resolution, follow-up, and documentation
  • Create new ways to solve existing production security issues
  • Understand vulnerability testing results, risk analyses and security assessments
  • Flexibility to participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation

About You:

  • 5+ years of experience on a security team, coordinating responses to production security incidents
  • Someone who can automate security responses
  • Experience developing security tools using common toolsets and programming languages
  • A solid understanding of Linux and networking security fundamentals
  • An expert on cloud security tools
  • AWS, Azure or Google Cloud experience
  • Solid understanding of networking protocols such as TCP/UDP, SSL/TLS, IPSec, etc
  • Deep understanding of security principles including encryption, authentication, etc

  • Nice to Have:
  • Experience in Python and/or Ruby
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Design and build security for GCP
  • Work closely with infrastructure and product teams to ensure that they have secure-by -default systems
AppLovin is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, religion, marital status or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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

Tags: Audits Automation AWS Azure Cloud Compliance Encryption GCP Incident response Kubernetes Linux Malware Monitoring Network security Python Ruby Security assessment TLS Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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