Product Security Engineer


The Basics:

The Product Security Engineer will be responsible for ensuring the security of Tanium's software via ongoing assessments, including close collaboration with engineers during design and implementation phases as well as penetration testing prior to release.

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with product engineers to educate them on threats and vulnerabilities applicable to Tanium’s software
  • Perform security assessments of Tanium’s software (manual and automated pen testing)
  • Assess the design of new products and major updates to existing products, and provide recommendations to improve security
  • Determine the severity of a vulnerability and their impact to the business

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Education
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience
    • 2 years minimum relevant work experience, 3+ years preferred
  • Other
    • Expertise with common security testing methodologies
    • Strong understanding of web or native application security
    • Expertise in manual and automated pen testing
    • Experience with using Burp Suite or similar tools
    • AWS or other Cloud platform experience, preferred
    • Experience with at least one of the following programming languages: C++, JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, React, Python, Golang (to perform source code reviews)

About Tanium 

Tanium offers an endpoint management and security platform built for the world’s most demanding IT environments. Many of the world’s largest and most sophisticated organizations —  including nearly half of the Fortune 100, top retailers and financial institutions, and multiple branches of the U.S. Armed Forces — rely on Tanium to make confident decisions, operate efficiently, and remain resilient against disruption. Tanium has been named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list of “Top 100 Private Companies in Cloud Computing” for five consecutive years and ranks 4th on FORTUNE’s list of the “Best Workplaces in Technology 2020.” 

On a mission. Together. 

At Tanium, we are stewards of a culture that emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect, and diversity. In our pursuit of revolutionizing the way some of the largest enterprises and governments in the world solve their most difficult IT challenges, we are strengthened by our unique perspectives and by our collective actions.   

We are an organization with stakeholders around the world and it’s imperative that the diversity of our customers and communities is reflected internally in our team members. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow because we know that only together can we do great things. 

Vaccine Mandate

At Tanium, the health and safety of our employees and the community are our top priority. In our effort to control the spread of Covid-19, Tanium requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 as of their start date. If you are unable to get the Covid-19 vaccine due to a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief, Tanium will engage in the interactive process and consider requests for an accommodation.

Taking care of our team members 

Each of our team members has 5 days set aside as volunteer time off (VTO) to contribute to the communities they live in and give back to the causes they care about most.

Job perks/benefits: Health care Startup environment
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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