Lead Product Security Engineer

Austin, Texas, USA

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We are a team on a mission, to put accessible and affordable healthcare in the hands of every person on earth. Our mission is bold and ambitious, and it’s one that’s shared by our team who shares our values, to dream big, build fast and be brilliant. 
To achieve this, we’ve brought together one of the largest teams of scientists, clinicians, mathematicians and engineers to focus on combining the ever-growing computing power of machines, with the best medical expertise of humans, to create a comprehensive, immediate and personalized health service and make it universally available. 
At Babylon our people aren’t just part of a team, they’re part of something bigger. We’re a vibrant community of creative thinkers and doers, forging the way for a new generation of healthcare. We’re only as good as our people. So, finding the best people is everything to us. 
We serve millions, but we choose our people one at a time…
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Babylon Product Security team ensures security is built into the products fabric and partners with engineering teams to maintain a high bar that has earned us trusted customers. We consistently strive to reduce the technical risk across various products built and used at Babylon. The sensitive nature of our workloads and agile delivery model causes our work to be focused on high-paced preventative, automated security, and fully embrace ‘shift left’. This involves all things product security like performing value-based threat modeling to identify high impact security issues, consulting to provide workable security design & solutions that enable the business while keeping risk acceptable, prioritizing and driving security fixes. This role will be pivotal in helping deliver holistic security engineering improvements by automating security processes and incubating new security services with the goal of effectively driving down risk across the Babylon product ecosystem. As a lead application security engineer in the team, you are seen as a technical leader in security influencing the product security roadmap for critical products delivered at Babylon and defining the next generation of application security services that enable a secure by default stack.

WHAT YOU'LL WORK ON

  • You will be the primary security expert for multiple high impact and emerging product lines at Babylon, owning product security roadmap and driving security requirements by partnering with cross functional engineering and security teams.
  • You will perform value based threat modelling, prioritize security risks by thoughtfully considering the impact while accounting for compensating controls, solve challenging security problems in fast paced digital health care products lineup.
  • You will support engineering with implementing security fixes in the code, ensure security scanners are leveraged correctly, and develop strategies to proactively secure their design.
  • Lead the analysis and remediation strategies for product vulnerabilities that are found internally, privately or publicly disclosed, or reported through our responsible disclosure program. Develop roadmaps to reduce future similar product security vulnerabilities and drive related security enhancements.
  • You will work closely with engineering and security teams to lead the technical direction, build, and deliver consumable security services from the ground up, that address unique challenges in optimizing health care customer identity protection, data protection, API security, and scaling continuous software security delivery.
  • Mentor and develop junior security engineers, and provide technical guidance.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • Significant experience contributing to the core architecture and design of existing or new web applications, utilizing concepts such as architectural & design patterns, reliability, and scalability. (Bachelor's/Master’s in Computer Science or equivalent from a fully accredited college or university preferred)
  • Strong applied knowledge in application security foundation and significant experience in threat modeling or defining security architecture for web applications.  (GIAC GWEB or GDSA, AWS Security Speciality certifications preferred).
  • Our cutting edge technology space stretches across many development frameworks, languages, and protocols. Proficiency in one or many of these technologies will help you be successful in this role: Java, Ruby, Python, Scala, ReactNative, Android (Java/Kotlin), iOS (Swift, ObjC), GraphQL APIs, Kafka messaging systems, Dockers, REST APIs and microservices.
  • Experience working in one or many of the application security tools like Burp, OWASP ZAP, SAST, and DAST tools.
  • Strong communication skills, highly collaborative with a low ego and a high degree of empathy.

PERKS AT WORK

  • Competitive salary package including annual bonus scheme
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Accrued PTO of 20 days + public holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Access to flexible spending account and health savings account 
  • Competitive retirement plan
  • Flexible working hours/remote working options
  • Weekly remote yoga sessions
WHAT WE OFFER Whether you work in one of our amazing offices or a distributed team, Babylon is highly collaborative and fun! You’ll have a chance to work in a fast-paced environment with experienced industry leaders. We have a learning environment where you can make an impact.
WHO WE AREWe are a team on a mission, to put accessible and affordable healthcare in the hands of every person on earth. Our mission is bold and ambitious, and it’s one that’s shared by our team who shares our values, to dream big, build fast and be brilliant. To achieve this, we’ve brought together one of the largest teams of scientists, clinicians, mathematicians and engineers to focus on combining the ever-growing computing power of machines, with the best medical expertise of humans, to create a comprehensive, immediate and personalized health service and make it universally available.
At Babylon our people aren’t just part of a team, they’re part of something bigger. We’re a vibrant community of creative thinkers and doers, forging the way for a new generation of healthcare. We’re only as good as our people. So, finding the best people is everything to us. We serve millions, but we choose our people one at a time…
DIVERSITY AT BABYLONWe believe that difference inspires a better, healthier world. That’s why it’s at the heart of everything we do. From our people to our products, difference enriches every part of our business and creates a culture based on equality of opportunity, and in which all Babylonians can progress their careers. We’re committed to creating an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, pregnancy status, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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