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Senior Application Security Engineer

Webflow

Remote / United States of America / Canada
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Industry: Content & Creative Software
  • Post Date: 06/10/2024
  • Website: webflow.com
  • Company Address: 398 11th St, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94103

About Webflow

Webflow is the way to design, build, and launch powerful websites visually — without coding.

Job Description

At Webflow, our mission is to bring development superpowers to everyone. Webflow is the leading visual development platform for building powerful websites without writing code. By combining modern web development technologies into one platform, Webflow enables people to build websites visually, saving engineering time, while clean code seamlessly generates in the background. From independent designers and creative agencies to Fortune 500 companies, millions worldwide use Webflow to be more nimble, creative, and collaborative. It’s the web, made better. 

 

We’re looking for a Senior Application Security Engineer to help us level up Webflow’s secure development practices ranging from secure coding, tooling, and improving procedures.

 

About the role 

  • Location: Remote-first (United States; BC & ON, Canada) 
  • Full-time
  • Exempt 
  • The cash compensation for this role is tailored to align with the cost of labor in different US geographic markets. The base pay for this role ranges from $143,000 in our lowest geographic market up to $198,000 in our highest geographic market. These figures are in $USD and apply to candidates in the United States. The specific base pay within the range will be determined by the candidate’s geographic location, job-related experience, knowledge, qualifications, and skills.
  • Reporting to the Director of Security

 

As a Senior Application Security Engineer, you’ll … 

  • Collaborate with the Webflow engineering team to secure Webflow’s web application platform and ecosystem.
  • Bring security best practices to the software development lifecycle.
  • Work as part of a team to champion security standards while balancing business strategies and requirements.
  • Support Webflow’s security current and future compliance frameworks
  • Work to find security vulnerabilities through grey-box techniques, and propose solutions at the architecture and code level to mitigate findings.
  • Contribute code and architecture improvements to enable security within Webflow’s application for engineers.
  • Cross-train entry and mid-level application security engineers

 

In addition to the responsibilities outlined above, at Webflow we will support you in identifying where your interests and development opportunities lie and we'll help you incorporate them into your role.

 

About you 

You’ll thrive as a Senior Application Security Engineer  if you:

  • Have 2+ years of software development experience in security
  • Are passionate about security in general, and always hungry to learn
  • Have expertise in evaluating application/software with an eye to improve security design, continuous commitment to risk reduction and sustainable security.
  • Have experience fully rolling out secure code development lifecycle (SDLC) processes improvements, tools, and automation including planning, communication, and deployment of such tools.
  • Have solid experience penetration testing, finding and developing medium complexity application vulnerabilities
  • Have experience supporting software supply chain risks
  • Have experience with Threat Modeling 
  • Love to share knowledge, and the gift of explaining complex security concepts with your colleagues.
  • Have a solid understanding of web application security, secure software design, and secure coding, and insecure engineering practices.
  • Have set-up or supported bug bounty programs.

Even if you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. Research shows that you may still be considered for a role if you meet just half of the requirements.

Our Core Behaviors:

  • Obsess over customer experience. We deeply understand what we’re building and who we’re building for and serving. We define the leading edge of what’s possible in our industry and deliver the future for our customers.
  • Move with heartfelt urgency. We have a healthy relationship with impatience, channeling it thoughtfully to show up better and faster for our customers and for each other. Time is the most limited thing we have, and we make the most of every moment.
  • Say the hard thing with care. Our best work often comes from intelligent debate, critique, and even difficult conversations. We speak our minds and don’t sugarcoat things — and we do so with respect, maturity, and care.
  • Make your mark. We seek out new and unique ways to create meaningful impact, and we champion the same from our colleagues. We work as a team to get the job done, and we go out of our way to celebrate and reward those going above and beyond for our customers and our teammates.

Benefits & wellness

  • Equity ownership (RSUs) in a growing, privately-owned company
  • 100% employer-paid healthcare, vision, and dental insurance coverage for employees and dependents (US; full-time Canadian workers working 30+ hours per week), as well as Health Savings Account/Health Reimbursement Account, dependent on insurance plan selection. Employees also have voluntary insurance options, such as life, disability, hospital protection, accident, and critical illness
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave for both birthing and non-birthing caregivers, as well as an additional 6-8 weeks of pregnancy disability for birthing parents to be used before child bonding leave. Employees also have access to family planning care and reimbursement
  • Flexible PTO with an mandatory annual minimum of 10 days paid time off, and sabbatical program
  • Access to mental wellness coaching, therapy, and Employee Assistance Program
  • Monthly stipends to support health and wellness, as well as smart work, and annual stipends to support professional growth
  • Professional career coaching, internal learning & development programs
  • 401k plan and financial wellness benefits, like CPA or financial advisor coverage
  • Commuter benefits for in-office workers

Temporary employees are not eligible for paid holiday time off, accrued paid time off, paid leaves of absence, or company-sponsored perks.

Be you, with us

At Webflow, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Stay connected

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Please note:

To join Webflow, you'll need valid U.S. or Canadian work authorization depending on the country of employment.

If you are extended an offer, that offer may be contingent upon your successful completion of a background check, which will be conducted in accordance with applicable laws. We may obtain one or more background screening reports about you, solely for employment purposes.

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