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Senior Engineer, Application Security

Engineering | Somerville, MA | Full Time

Job Description

Position Title: Senior Engineer, Application Security

Position Description: 

  • You’ll work within the product engineering group to continuously improve application and infrastructure security

  • You’ll design and implement solutions to protect our ad serving platform, spanning multiple services and languages

  • You’ll work closely with the Site Operations team to enhance infrastructure security

  • While you are primarily focused on security, you understand technologies throughout the software stack

Core Competencies:

  • Intrusion Detection & Prevention within cloud-oriented architectures

  • Application vulnerability analysis

  • Cloud Service Engineering - Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform

  • Previous experiences with Cloud Security tools preferred

  • Strong project management and cross-functional communication skills

Core Responsibilities Include:

  • Implement automation for detecting security and data breaches

  • Build and improve tooling for remediating infrastructure vulnerabilities

  • Work with teams to enhance the integrity of code design processes and deployments

  • Devise creative solutions to protect our core platform and either implement them yourself or work with other teams to do so

  • Manage security incident response and improve security Plans and Policies

  • Support engineering and data science teams through continued education and consultancy on secure coding best practices

  • Remain abreast of emerging security practices and threats, proactively monitoring and upgrading security measures


  • You have a BS in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)

  • 3-5 years of related professional work experience

Tapjoy is a leading mobile advertising and app monetization company. Our platform empowers advertisers to connect with over 1 billion monthly active users through value exchange advertising that drives awareness, engagement, and the metrics that matter most to their overall growth. Meanwhile, companies such as Scopely, Glu, Ludia, and many of the Top 200 grossing app publishers trust our platform to monetize their content, grow their audiences, and reward their users. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in San Francisco, Tapjoy is a global organization with offices in Santa Barbara, Boston, London, Beijing, Tokyo, and Seoul.

Tapjoy is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion lead to stronger, more innovative teams and better business results; we want to draw from the broadest talent pool possible and encourage qualified applicants. Tapjoy does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, color, age, sexual orientation, gender (including identity and expression), disability (mental or physical), religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification protected by applicable law; we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, and pursuant to applicable fair chance ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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