Principal Application Security Engineer at Procore Technologies
Principal Application Security Engineer
What if you could use your technology skills to develop a product that impacts the way communities’ hospitals, homes, sports stadiums, and schools across the world are built? Construction impacts the lives of nearly everyone in the world, and yet it’s also one of the world’s least digitized industries, not to mention one of the most dangerous. That’s why we’re looking for a Principal Application Security Engineer to join Procore’s journey to revolutionize a historically underserved industry.
As a Principal Application Security Engineer, you’ll be a key member of the Application Security team, within the Security Engineering Department. You’ll be responsible for influencing Engineering to adopt security and privacy by design, secure SDLC, and internal consulting on remediating security vulnerabilities. You’ll work on complex platform security projects both independently and collaboratively in our agile environment. This role requires a strong background in security as it relates to platform infrastructure, application security, and other aspects of network/cloud infrastructure security. If you’re interested in becoming a foundational member of the Procore security team, setting the course for security within Procore for years to come —we’d like to hear from you.
What you’ll do:
Transform organizational and process challenges to achieve results that drive complex security efforts for internal and external customers
Design, implement, and maintain tooling to secure self service infrastructure
Develop and implement workflows to automate security testing/vulnerability detection for the software development lifecycle
Continuously improve our infrastructure for PKI, secrets, secure networking, logging, and detection
Scope and perform security reviews of web applications, mobile applications, and private and public cloud environments
Think like an attacker to expose vulnerabilities and solve complex problems
Help harden our infrastructure to avoid exploits and privilege escalation
Advocate for security as a subject matter expert across multiple organizations, holding discussions on security topics and drive automation across the organization
Identify architectural deficiencies and implement vulnerability mitigation strategies to address them
Provide our Engineering team with well-researched security advice to demonstrate vulnerabilities, collaborate with all teams to provide secure development guidance
Work across Ruby on Rails, Apache, Nginx, PostgreSQL, AWS tech stacks
What we are looking for:
BS degree in Computer Science, a similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience is required; MS or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or a related field is preferred
8+ years of experience in Application Security with at least 5 years of experience with Ruby on Rails development with deployment to a production environment
3+ years of experience in penetrating testing, including mobile & web applications
Experience with conducting threat assessments, building threat models, and creating remediation plans based on the results of threat assessments
Thorough understanding of vulnerability classes (OWASP), how they can be exploited
Experience analyzing risk & prioritization of vulnerability remediation using MITRE ATT&CK within the greater context of assets & control stack
Expertise with APPSEC methods & tools including threat modeling, design patterns, SAST, DAST, bug bounty programs
Expertise automating security testing and developing new tools
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Procore Technologies is building the software that builds the world. We provide cloud-based construction management software that helps clients more efficiently build skyscrapers, hospitals, retail centers, airports, housing complexes, and more. At Procore, we have worked hard to create and maintain a culture where you can own your work and are encouraged and given resources to try new ideas. Check us out on Glassdoor to see what others are saying about working at Procore.
We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome builders of all backgrounds. We thrive in a diverse, dynamic, and inclusive environment. We do not tolerate discrimination against employees on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.
Perks & Benefits
You are a person with dreams, goals, and ambitions—both personally and professionally. That's why we believe in providing benefits that not only match our Procore values (Openness, Optimism, and Ownership) but enhance the lives of our team members. Here are just a few of our benefit offerings: generous paid vacation, employee stock purchase plan, enrichment and development programs, and friends and family events.