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Product Security Engineer

Apple, Inc.
United States, Seattle
May 26, 2023
Posted: Mar 2, 2023
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200466291
You'll be a part of the Apple Product Security Team at the forefront of Apple's security and threat intelligence capabilities, impacting the breadth of Apple's ecosystem by working on immediate risks to Apple's customers. Working with some of the best security engineers in the world, you'll have a direct positive impact on the security of Apple's products. We're looking for a hardworking and highly motivated engineers responsible to help investigate security issues across Apple products with the goal of better safeguarding our users. You'll become part of an outstanding team focusing on securing iOS, tvOS, watchOS and macOS. Rooted in the Security Engineering and Architecture organization, you'll be working with a wide variety of teams and vendors. Your influence will be felt throughout Apple's extraordinary products, such as the iPhone, iPad, Mac, Watch and Apple TV!
Key Qualifications
  • A proven track record in finding security vulnerabilities in shipping products
  • Programming background in C, C++, and/or Objective-C
  • Familiarity with modern processor architecture
  • Background in secure coding best practices and code auditing
  • Have an understanding of past, current, and emerging security exploit types
  • Proficiency in scripting language(s) such as Python
  • Proficiency in either macOS or other flavors of UNIX
  • Have the ability to track and manage numerous parallel activities
  • Experience building tools and automation
  • Ability to explain complex security problems
You will be directly involved in Apple's response to critical issues as they arise. From reverse engineering an exploit, providing insightful analysis on vulnerabilities, creating innovative tools to help find security bugs, and collaborating with engineering teams on software issues, the job is as diverse as it is critical. This position requires someone with strong technical strengths and an enthusiastic aim to secure systems by showing how they can be broken. IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL: Help make Apple's products the industry's most secure Triage, analyze and investigate security issues reported to Apple Analyze issues and pivot off available data to discover new and closely related security vulnerabilities Focus on current security issues and trends and an eye towards future research Have solid organization, prioritization and communication skills and an ability to influence others outside your team Provide mentorship to engineering teams regarding mitigations to emerging threats This position may require some travel to other Apple sites, vendors and security conferences.
Education & Experience
BS/MS in computer science, engineering or equivalent industry experience
Additional Requirements
Pay & Benefits
  • At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $115,000 and $177,000, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.

    Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple's discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple's Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You'll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses - including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation. about Apple Benefits.

    Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.