Security Engineer salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

$139,200
$9,575
Additional Cash Compensation
$148,775
Total Compensation
Median: $139K
Min: $112K
Max: $180K

How Much Does a Security Engineer Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Security Engineer in Austin is $139,200. The average additional cash compensation for a Security Engineer in Austin is $9,575. The average total compensation for a Security Engineer in Austin is $148,775. Security Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Austin from anonymous Security Engineer employees in Austin.

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Security Engineer jobs in Austin

Lead Information Security Engineer

Austin
3 days ago
+47
We are looking for a full-time Lead Information Security Engineer, who wants to make an impact at every level of society through protecting more than 60,000 merchants sitting on the BigCommerce e-commerce SaaS platform. By protecting our merchants, you will be powering innovators, creative thinkers, entrepreneurs and business owners around the world to be successful at each stage of their business. 

Senior Application Security Engineer

1 week ago
+45
Security is in the foundation of over 3000 customers’ trust in Optimizely. In this role, you will help drive our Application Security Program that enables security to be baked into all of our products and infrastructure built here at Optimizely. The responsibilities are a blend of Development, Security Engineering and a sprinkle of Project Management. This opportunity represents an ability for someone to have an impact across an entire engineering organization and to be instrumental in building a world-class security program.

Senior Cloud Security Engineer

1 week ago
+45
Engineering background at a SaaS company. You may not be coding from scratch, but you will need to be comfortable reviewing and discussing code with other engineers. Familiarity with cloud security, particularly AWS Security concepts. Experience with security functions such as understanding cloud architecture and performing design reviews, threat modeling, code and configuration reviews, and incident response. You have great cloud security experience with an eye towards finding suspicious activities. You have experience with SIEM and data analysis tools like ELK and Splunk. You are able to read, and occasionally write in Python, Go, or another language. You have experience in operations such as running and maintaining software and services, operating a large cloud deployment, or creating and triaging alerts around the health and security of your systems.

Senior Security Analyst

Austin
6 days ago
+41
Perform intrusion analysis using SIEM technology, packet captures, reports, data visualization, log analysis and pattern analysis. First responder to security events and escalations via email, phone, and tickets across corporate user networks, data centers, and cloud environments.  Assist in remediation of all information security incidents. Document and communicate findings, escalate critical incidents, and interact with customers. Improve and challenge existing processes and procedures in a very agile and fast paced information security environment. Maintains knowledge of information security policies and goals. Keeps current on the current IT threat landscape and upcoming trends in security. Ability to adapt to fluid client infrastructures, scopes and to learn/support new technologies.

Senior Security Engineer

Austin
21 hours ago
+35
You will be working closely with systems and network engineering, enterprise applications, and software development in designing solutions, performing security reviews, developing strategy, and driving security projects to reduce the risk to Amherst's corporate infrastructure. This is a technical role with the expectation that you are fluent in security tools, system security, secure application design principles, cloud security, compliance, and incident response. You'll be encouraged to keep your skills up to date by attending at least one major training course annually (SANS, etc.), one major security conference (Blackhat, DefCon, etc.), and other events.

Senior Director - Security Engineering

Austin
4 days ago
+32
As a Senior Director of Security Engineering, you’ll lead application and infrastructure security within our Engineering department. This includes security automation, application security, cloud security, security operations, risk and compliance, incident response, and more. If you’re excited to bring passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications—we’d love to hear from you!

Security Engineer - Vulnerability Management

Austin
1 week ago
+41
As a member of the Cyber Security organization at Blackbaud, the Vulnerability Management Security Engineer is a specialized position that plays a key role in securing software built and/or used by Blackbaud. You will work closely with software development teams, infrastructure teams, as well as third party organizations to ensure that security, privacy, and compliance requirements are built into software systems. The Vulnerability Management Security Engineer is expected to identify solutions for common security problems while participating in a broader Cyber Security team focused on building relationships with developers and engineers across the organization, and executing complex projects with minimal oversight.

Principal Security Engineer, Infrastructure Engineering

Austin
4 days ago
+32
As a Principal Security Engineer on our Infrastructure team, you’ll join a group of highly skilled Site Reliability, Security, Data Services and Production Engineers to support the Procore platform running on over 2,300 cloud-based systems. As a member of this group, you’ll be directly responsible for the security and uptime of cloud-based production systems ensuring the platform and services are secure and available 24/7/365.

Information Security Team Lead - Governance

Austin
1 week ago
+22
We’re always on the search for amazing people. People who have a real passion for what they do and are masters at their craft. We are looking for a Team Lead to join our Governance team in Information Security (InfoSec). The InfoSec team leads the strategy, policy, and programs for information security company-wide. Our responsibilities include risk management, implementing a holistic security program, driving compliance initiatives, recommending and implementing security controls, preventing and detecting security threats, and handling incident response. We do all of this in a globally distributed company, thinking differently about how to best achieve critical information security objectives.

Senior Infrastructure Security Engineer

Austin
6 days ago
+48
Develop security documentation, training, and guidance for internal infrastructure and development teams. Consult with internal teams and assist with architecture, threat modeling, and reviewing systems and infrastructure. Identify and implement security technical and process improvements. Define and own metrics to determine the effectiveness of security controls. Apply comprehensive hardening to infrastructure platforms, deployment code, and images. Architect, build, automate, and operate automated security controls and review capabilities. Champion for security culture and excellence, exercise risk-based judgment and prioritize remediation work.

Senior Splunk Security Engineer

Austin
6 days ago
+45
Experience with Splunk component utilization (e.g. Indexer loads and requirements, search head peering, etc), component resourcing (e.g. underlying server specs), inter-component communications and tradeoffs (e.g. DNS vs IP tables, usage of SSL, etc) and underlying platform requirements.  Experience creating ridiculously good, complex correlation searches, enrich alerts, and create visualizations within by enriching and maintaining Security Posture Dashboard. Hands-on experience supporting/developing enterprise technology and network infrastructure, including exposure to AWS or other public cloud infrastructure.  Expert-level experience with SIEM technologies - implementation, tuning, troubleshooting.

Senior Security Engineer - Infrastructure

Austin
6 days ago
+42
Work to ensure our global infrastructure is secure from all attacks, ranging from “script kiddies” to nation states. Mentor junior members of the team. Build internal security tools that help fix security problems at a massive scale. Be a technical lead, driving products from inception to completion with other members of the security team, as well as engineering teams across the company.

Security Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Security Engineer salary in Austin is between $130k - $140k.

Average Security Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Security Engineer make the most at companies with 11-50 employees, earning $180,000 on average.

Security Engineer Salary by gender

The average Security Engineer salary for women is $135,000 and the average Security Engineer salary for men is $149,444.

Security Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Security Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $151,444. The average salary for <1 year of experience is $81,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $67,674
Min: $42K
Max: $103K
Junior Software Engineer $71,754
Min: $60K
Max: $85K
QA Engineer $78,526
Min: $40K
Max: $115K
Software Test Engineer $87,225
Min: $61K
Max: $120K
Front End Developer $97,516
Min: $70K
Max: $153K
Salesforce Developer $102,385
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
Data Engineer $102,927
Min: $55K
Max: $150K
Automation Engineer $104,700
Min: $79K
Max: $130K
Game Developer $105,600
Min: $65K
Max: $141K
Android Developer $107,182
Min: $73K
Max: $125K
Sales Engineer $108,365
Min: $68K
Max: $168K
iOS Developer $108,525
Min: $85K
Max: $150K
DevOps Engineer $111,671
Min: $84K
Max: $141K
Software Engineer $113,320
Min: $71K
Max: $188K
Systems Engineer $113,333
Min: $90K
Max: $135K
Machine Learning Engineer $120,000
Min: $110K
Max: $135K
Site Reliability Engineer $125,000
Min: $105K
Max: $140K
QA Manager $128,680
Min: $110K
Max: $150K
Data Architect $131,944
Min: $98K
Max: $200K
Senior Software Engineer $134,892
Min: $95K
Max: $200K
Security Engineer $139,200
Min: $112K
Max: $180K
Engineering Manager $145,151
Min: $109K
Max: $175K
Hardware Engineer $147,000
Min: $147K
Max: $147K
Database Administrator $148,333
Min: $133K
Max: $163K
Principal Software Engineer $153,057
Min: $120K
Max: $275K
Lead Software Engineer $158,750
Min: $125K
Max: $177K
Director of Software Engineering $171,143
Min: $140K
Max: $228K
Data Engineering Manager $175,000
Min: $175K
Max: $175K
Vice President of Engineering $213,458
Min: $162K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $242,190
Min: $130K
Max: $435K

Recent Security Engineer salaries in Austin

$180,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Architect reported a yearly salary of $180,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
Austin
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
Austin
$149,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $149,000 with +$3,800 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin
$130,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $130,000 with +$19,500 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$135,000
Yearly Salary
A Senior Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $135,000
7+ Years of Experience
Female
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$142,000
Yearly Salary
A Information Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $142,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$170,000
Yearly Salary
A Product Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $170,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$132,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $132,000
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Austin
$120,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $120,000
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
$142,000
Yearly Salary
A Security Engineer reported a yearly salary of $142,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
501-1,000 Employees
Austin
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