Application Security Engineer

Sofia

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Coursera is a leading online learning platform for higher education, where 76 million learners from around the world come to learn skills of the future. More than 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, certificates, and degree programs. Thousands of companies trust the company’s enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera for Government equips government employees and citizens with in-demand skills to build a competitive workforce. Coursera for Campus empowers any university to offer high-quality, job-relevant online education to students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Coursera is backed by leading investors that include Kleiner Perkins, New Enterprise Associates, Learn Capital, and SEEK Group.
Coursera is a leading online learning platform for higher education, where 76 million learners from around the world come to learn skills of the future. More than 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, certificates, and degree programs. Thousands of companies trust the company’s enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera for Government equips government employees and citizens with in-demand skills to build a competitive workforce. Coursera for Campus empowers any university to offer high-quality, job-relevant online education to students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Coursera is backed by leading investors that include Kleiner Perkins, New Enterprise Associates, Learn Capital, and SEEK Group.
Coursera is an engineering-first company. Our teams are responsible for maintaining a scalable and reliable platform, in addition to building interactive products for the worldwide learner community. We are made up of teams ranging from Development Infrastructure, Growth, Learner/Consumer Experience, Content Platform, and SDET Engineering. Every day, Engineering teams collaborate with cross-functional partners, including other engineers, data scientists, and product managers.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform technical security assessments, code and design reviews of Coursera’s products, applications, services and cloud infrastructure
  • Develop technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities
  • Design, develop, deploy and operate security technologies to help automate security monitoring, alerting, intrusion detection, vulnerability detection and tracking
  • Design security infrastructure and drive its implementation to protect Coursera networks, systems and data
  • Instrument systems to enable detection of intrusions and abuse
  • Build security tools and processes for critical infrastructure and data protection, monitoring and remediation and respond to customers RFIs/RFPs

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • 5 years of experience in application-level vulnerability testing and code-level security reviews
  • Relevant work experience in web applications security
  • Software development experience in Scala, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby or other relevant languages
  • Solid foundation and good technical knowledge of security engineering, computer and network security, authentication, security protocols and applied cryptography
  • Self-motivated and results-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of AWS or other IaaS and related security services and controls
  • Knowledge of SaleForce SaaS platform

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Job tags: AWS Cryptography Google IaaS Java Network security PHP Python Ruby SaaS Security+ Security assessments Vulnerabilities
Job region(s): Africa