Apple Information Security Engineer in Austin, Texas

Information Security Engineer

Job Number: 112873054

Austin, Texas, United States

Posted: 13-Sep-2017

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Apple is seeking an exceptional Information Security Engineer to support our vulnerability management program across all our assets. This is a technical hands-on role in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. You’ll be working with various application and system owners to report vulnerabilities, to drive remediations, and also to improve our current processes.

Key Qualifications

  • Ability to track and manage numerous parallel activities

  • Passionate about keeping our customers data safe

  • Strong communication skills

  • Highly collaborative

  • Driven to automate and improve continuously

  • Familiarity with common security vulnerabilities and the ability to judge their severity and impact to the business

  • High standard of ethics

  • Excellent knowledge of large-scale security solutions integration

  • Good knowledge of integrating very large data sets, analyze these datas and present relevant metrics

  • Knowledge of the security research community is a strong plus

  • Strong understanding of network topology IPV6

  • Very good understanding of vulnerability scanning tools

  • Skills and Experience with either Python, Perl, Shell Scripting

  • Experience in configuring CI processes using Jenkins

  • Experience with SQL and Linux

  • Experience in implementing code quality scanning and reporting using tools like Jenkins, Sonar, Appscan or Fortify

  • Experience on Web Services

  • Experience implementing solutions in the cloud

  • Experience with big data


You will join a team that passionately stays up to date on emerging security vulnerabilities and threats, keeps a cool head in crisis, and advocates every single day for improving the security of Apple products and services. Successful candidates will need to have a good technical background, superb communication skills, and a strong interest in network, system, and web security. The role also requires a strong ability to work with incomplete information and to adapt to changing priorities. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Strategize vulnerability management for the application and business team

  • Author clear, authoritative responses to vulnerability queries

  • Provide guidance to engineering teams regarding the impact of security issues

  • Work closely with project management to drive issues to closure


BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field and 5 years experience in information technology or related field within the last 10 years OR 7 years experience in information technology

Additional Requirements

5+ years’ experience Information Security Engineering experience

7+ years’ Unix/Linux systems engineering background