Senior Security Engineer - US

Mountain View, California, United States

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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Secure and privatize your structured and unstructured data across clouds, databases, data lakes, hosted applications, and SaaS services.
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About Us:

Fortanix is a dynamic start-up solving some of the world’s most demanding data protection challenges for companies and governments around the world. Our disruptive technology maintains data privacy across its entire lifecycle -- at rest, in motion, and in use across any enterprise IT infrastructure -- public cloud, on-premise, hybrid cloud, and SaaS. With key strategic partners like Intel and Equinix, Fortanix customers like PayPal, Vanguard, Google & Adidas are reaping the benefits. Recognized by Gartner as a “Cool Vendor”, Fortanix is revolutionizing cyber security.

Join the revolution!

Fortanix is a security company to the core and takes great pride in offering best-in-the-market security products built on top of state-of-the-art security architecture. We not only follow security best practices but go above and beyond to redefine what cloud security means. Our customers use our software platform to build and run software much more securely than was previously possible.

We’re a scale-up seeking a security engineer that combines in-depth security expertise with good engineering skills. The goal is to continuously improve the security of our solutions and keep us at the forefront of the market. Think web and application security, cryptography, automated security analysis, and more.

You will:

  • Codify & implement security best practices
  • Review documentation, code, and deployments for security vulnerabilities
  • Use and build tools to find security vulnerabilities
  • Participate in peer code review, which we believe results in a higher-quality product
  • Communicate with third parties regarding security issues
  • Contribute to a friendly and helpful company culture
  • Balance working remote with being on-site at our office on the High Tech campus in Eindhoven


You have:

  • A proven track record of identifying security vulnerabilities
  • Good programming skills in Rust, C/C++, and/or Go
  • A bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field, or equivalent training or work experience
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience

You are someone who:

  • Exhibits uncompromising integrity
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Thinks critically about complex technical problems
  • Can work independently, while also being an effective member of a team


  • Unlimited PTO (it’s between you and your work)
  • Health Insurance, Dental and Vision.
  • Friendly culture that brings the best out of everybody
  • Great working environment, we believe this in its truest form, "Never Doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed technologists can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has" - Margaret Mead

Fortanix is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace with equal opportunity for all applicants and teammates. Our goal is to recruit the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other status. If you’re interested in working in a fast-growing, exciting working environment – we encourage you to apply!

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