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Product Security Engineer 🔥

Quality isn’t just a goal. It’s the whole point.
Our customers are under a lot of pressure to deliver great software. But to compress lifecycles, add features, and compete in a world where ‘every company is now a software company’ is hard. And one mistake can mean their reputation, even future. That’s why it’s our mission to help. At any part of their software development lifecycle (SDLC), we provide the tools and discipline to focus on quality while streamlining their processes. So our customers can create and deploy software that works as designed – especially when it’s needed most. And we’re looking for people to join us.

A Product Security Engineer is responsible for analyzing software security controls and maintaining security monitoring tools across SmartBear development and product teams. As a Product Security Engineer, you will play a key role in the evolution of the SmartBear security program that identifies and removes security risk across current and new products in cloud-based, on-premises and desktop SmartBear solutions.

This position requires technical knowledge, skills, and expertise in information security as well as experience in software development. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to evolving requirements. An ideal candidate,

  • Prioritizes and drives remediation efforts across engineering and product teams
  • Provides security guidance to product & development teams for remediation efforts
  • Implements and maintains analysis efforts that monitor existing security controls and discovers system weaknesses
  • Automates first, and removes manual processes whenever possible
  • Promotes the adoption of security best practices in testing, automation, and continuous integration pipelines
  • Remains current on information security trends and invests in personal growth

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience required.
  • 3-5 years of pertinent experience in software development or automation, including a minimum of one year of experience with a focus on software security.
  • Strong background with CI/CD systems and configuration.
  • Experience developing software or automation in Java, C#, C++, C, Python or Go.
  • Good understanding of software applications, network architectures and protocols, operating systems, and core infrastructure security concepts and concerns.
  • General knowledge of techniques, standards and state-of-the-art capabilities for authentication and authorization, applied cryptography, security vulnerabilities and remediation.
  • Familiarity with secure development practices and security testing techniques (SAST, DAST, fuzzing, etc.).
  • Experience with cloud services and configuration, particularly within AWS, Azure or Google cloud, is preferred.


  • Deploy and maintain security scanning tools and ensure they provide value for engineering and product teams
  • Provide security guidance to engineering and product teams
  • Build libraries and tools to make software at SmartBear secure by default
  • Automate security tools and reporting to the greatest extent possible
  • Assist with corporate security initiatives and governance requests where they impact engineering and product teams
  • Ability to work within in a highly matrixed cross functional security organization, building and shaping key relationships with stakeholders to drive trust, rapport, and collaboration

About SmartBear
At SmartBear, we focus on your one priority that never changes: quality. We know delivering quality software over and over is complicated. So our tools are built to streamline your process while seamlessly working with the products you use – and will use. Whether it’s TestComplete, Swagger, Cucumber, ReadyAPI, Zephyr, or one of our other tools, we span from test automation, API lifecycle, collaboration, performance testing, test management, and more. Whichever you need, they’re easy to try, easy to buy, and easy to integrate. We’re used by 15 million developers, testers, and operations engineers at 24,000+ organizations – including world-renowned innovators like Adobe, JetBlue, FedEx, and Microsoft. Wherever you’re going, we’ll help you get there. Learn more at smartbear.com [1], or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.

SmartBear is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, medical condition, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other legally protected status.


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