Senior Security Engineer, Application Security at Dave | Powderkeg

Location: United States

Employment Type: Full Time Exempt

Team: Security

Dave is a banking app on a mission to build products that level the financial playing field. To date, we've helped more than 11 million customers bank, budget, avoid overdraft fees, find work, and build credit—and we're just getting started. We believe in a world where everyone has access to financial opportunity and the ability to reach their personal financial goals. With a growing suite of tools and services, we provide a superior banking experience for anyone living paycheck to paycheck.

As a virtual-first company, there is no preference on where we get our work done. You are able to live anywhere in the United States, with the exception of Hawaii.

Dave is looking for talented Security Engineers to play an instrumental role in securing products that help millions of people improve their relationship with money. We're looking for passionate security engineers interested in protecting our customers and systems. If you're excited to join a tight-knit collaborative team with a mission of helping others, we'd love to hear from you.

What You'll Do

  • Be curious and conduct regular security assessments on new and existing products, performing code reviews and audits to proactively find potential vulnerabilities
  • Work with product managers and other engineers to build more secure systems via technical leadership, design input, and code review
  • Write scripts and build tools that the rest of the engineering team will use to catch security issues upfront
  • Analyze, assess, and respond to various internet threats, interacting directly with the Dave engineering community regarding vulnerabilities and threats
  • Communicate clearly and champion security, while balancing developer efficiency with business needs
  • Mentor and pair with other engineers regularly

What You'll Need

  • 5+ years of experience on an internal application or infrastructure security team as a security engineer or related discipline.
  • Experience working with web and mobile applications security.
  • Pentesting, vulnerability management, and incident response experience.
  • Conducting code review and influence secure product design.
  • Strong communication, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in any field which requires logical creative thinking, STEM majors MS degree preferred.
  • Proficiency in any programming language (Python, Javascript, Perl, Ruby, etc).
  • Experience applying open source technologies to solve security challenges (e.g. osquery, Forsetti).
  • Knowledge of Git, Github, and public cloud infrastructure (preferred Google Cloud Platform).


Benefits & Perks

• Premium Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance plans

• Insurance premiums 100% covered for you and 80% for your dependents

• Company provided Basic Life and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability plans

• Generous paid parental and caregiver leave

• Voluntary Life Insurance

• 401(k) savings plan with matching contributions

• Unlimited PTO and generous company holidays

• Company laptop and home office stipend

• Personal financial advisor

Dave Inc is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, medical condition, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history.


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Security Engineer, Application Security
  • Company
  • Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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