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Sr. Manager Software Security

Remote, Remote
Description of Position:

This position is for a Senior Manager Software Security in the Security Center of Excellence for PC and Smart Devices business (PCSD). This is an exciting role where you will be working with a global team of development engineers and security professionals - assessing and securing our applications and devices.  You will work with multiple development teams across the company to ensure that secure development practices are followed, as well as working with security champions to review applications that are preinstalled on our devices. You will be working alongside some of the best security teams in the industry. 

  •  Lead a global team of software security engineers and development security champions to assess the security posture of our and 3rd party developed applications for Windows and Android devices. 
  • Conduct security assessments of client applications, both our developed and 3rd party, using industry-standard tools and techniques to identify vulnerabilities. 
  • Risk-ranking of identified threats to prioritize mitigation and remediation activities. 
  • Help train members of development teams in secure development best practices. 
  • Perform security code reviews of application source code. 
  •  Participate in software design sessions with development teams, analyzing and assisting in the secure design and architecture of PC application software. 
  • Working with software designers, developers, project managers, and testers - developing close working partnerships with development teams - to review, assist and recommend changes and solutions to address the security of our- and third party-developed software. 
  • Act as a trusted advisor and subject matter expert to product development and engineering teams - provide advice on secure application design, development and validation. 
  •  Identify and evaluate needed tools and refine processes and procedures to ensure security reviews are performed correctly.   
  • Define security requirements for our and third-party development teams. 
  •  Stay current in the latest security tools, methodologies, and best practices, especially as it relates to Windows and mobile app development. 
  • Act as a Secure Development Lifecycle evangelist, guiding and training development teams within the Personal Computer & Smart Devices group on how to apply secure development practices effectively and efficiently.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or related field; or relevant cybersecurity experience of 5+ years.  
  • 3+ years of management experience managing software developers and/or cybersecurity teams.
  • 3+ years of experience in Computer Security with experience in computer programming, secure software design, vulnerability management, and product security testing. 
  • 3+ years of experience with at least two of the following: C/C++, C# .NET, or Java.  1+ yrs. experience with all of them.   
  • At least 1 cyber security certification such as CISSP or a SANs Cert.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • In-depth knowledge of security concepts and design techniques relating to application, mobile, and web design.  
  • Ability to perform security assessments of Windows and mobile applications -- experience with web applications is a plus. 
  • Experience performing static analysis and code reviews. 
  • Proficiency in software development practices, release planning, and quality assurance. 
  • Ethical hacking/penetration testing that identifies weaknesses in applications and in the transmission and storage of data. 
  • Technical proficiency with Windows and Android operating systems, networking, storage systems and other client operating systems such as Linux.  
  • Familiarity with development life cycle practices such as Agile.  
  • Familiarity with security and privacy frameworks, standards, and regulations like GDPR, CCPA, CSA STAR, ISO 27000 series, NIST, etc.  
  • Strong learning ability, strong self-drive, good adaptability, and passion for security.
  • Experience with the application of threat modeling or other risk identification techniques. 
  • Experience in reverse engineering, disassemblers, debuggers, and developing exploits is a plus. 
  • Multiple Industry security certifications such as CISSP, CCSP, SANS-GEVA (or other SANS certs), OCSP desired. 
  • Experience in developing apps for Windows and Android operating systems, using common application programming languages such as C# or Java. 
  • Familiarity with general security testing and reverse engineering tools, such as Burp Suite, Kali, ZAP, etc. 
  • Understanding of general secure development practices: code review, static analysis, OWASP, etc. 
  • General knowledge of cryptography concepts such as hash functions and symmetric/asymmetric encryption. 
  • Knowledge of and experience with applying Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE), Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS), Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) and Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) processes and remediation recommendations. 
  • Communication skills in Mandarin.

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