Security Engineer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
Mountain View, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

Addepar is the financial operating system that brings common sense and data-driven investing to our financial world. Addepar gives asset owners and advisors a clearer financial picture at every level, all in one place. It handles all types of assets denominated in any currency. With customizable reporting, financial advisors can visualize and communicate relevant information to anyone who needs it. Secure, scalable, and fast, Addepar is purpose-built to power the global financial system. Hundreds of single and multi-family offices, wealth advisors, large financial institutions, endowments, and foundations manage $750 billion of assets on the Addepar platform. Addepar has offices in Silicon Valley, New York, Chicago, and Salt Lake City.
As a Security Engineer, you will have a central role within the company, working with the security, DevOps, IT, and Product teams to ensure that we are not only defending our perimeter, but also looking forward to stay one step ahead of bad actors. You will be using your breadth of security experience to iterate on the security roadmap - be it in the realm of application security, infrastructure security or even organizational security.
Addepar’sSecurity and DevOps teams focus on making our platform secure while not adding additional burden on users, employees or ourselves. You will needexperience in both offensive and defensive aspects ofsecurity, with the drive to automate as many tasks as possible.Experience in Java, Python, and JavaScript ispreferred, but not strictly necessary.


    • Work with the Addepar DevOps team to improve security monitoring and alerting
    • Both reactive and proactive
    • Incident ResponseWork with the product development team to review new features from a security perspective
    • Security automation - what a human can do, a computer can do better. Automate regular tasks using Python, Gauntlt, etc.
    • Define, implement, and iterate on infrastructuresecurity initiatives
    • Perform code reviews on any changes impacting security
    • Evangelize security and secure coding practices across the engineering team
    • Assisting on SOC2 Audits, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery efforts, etc.


    • 4+ years of relevant work experience on an internal security team, working both on the offensive and defensive sides of security
    • Hands-on experience triaging and understanding the root cause of security bugs
    • Experience performing application security assessments, and penetration testing
    • Self-motivated, proactive attitude with a security mindset
    • Experience in building/setting up security tools to automate recurring tasks
    • Ability to review logs from a security standpoint and identify anomalies
    • Development experience in Java, JavaScript and/or Python
    • Experience performing source code reviews
    • [Bonus] Strong background in software development and engineering
    • [Bonus] Demonstrated experience contributing or collaborating with Open Source projects
    • [Bonus] Participation in Bug Bounties
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