Senior Application Security Engineer at Oracle

Preferred Qualifications
We are looking for talented software engineers who are interested in moving into the security field. This will provide an opportunity to help execute our software security vision. As a senior application security engineer you will focus on ensuring the security of NetSuite’s products by working directly with our security teams, collaborating with our engineering teams, and promoting good security practices throughout NetSuite. This is a job where details matter, and there are a lot of details, including all of web security, mobile security, cloud security and software security. You must be able to tell the difference between a big problem, a minor weakness, and a false positive. You will help developers understand security concepts and security practices. You will help the security team remain a trusted partner of the development organization by being friendly but uncompromising when it comes to getting security right.


  • Implement appropriate security protections to solve both individual vulnerabilities and entire vulnerability classes
  • Build and manage tools to help identify issues, both in the IDE and in CI/CD to scale out the team through automation
  • Build libraries that prevent security issues by design
  • Identify areas where our processes can be improved, and where possible implement those improvements
  • Identify, reproduce, and report security issues
  • Collaborate with software engineers to make our software better, helping them balance product and security risk decisions
  • Implement appropriate security protections to solve both individual vulnerabilities and entire vulnerability classes
  • Participate in incident response activities when a security event occurs
  • Conduct security design and code reviews
  • Work together to educate engineers and product teams on the importance of securityPerform proactive research to stay current on security issues, and share that knowledge with the rest of the security and engineering teams
  • Collaborate with application security management on program direction, team growth, and on addressing systemic security issues

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field, or commensurate experience
  • Programming experience with one or more programming language (Java, JavaScript, Python, PHP, Perl, Ruby, Kotlin, Scala, C#, Golang, bash/zsh, C/C++). We're primarily a Java shop, but we work with multiple programming languages daily.
  • 4+ years in the field of software development
  • Existing application security knowledge and/or desire to learn
  • Strong ethics and understanding of ethics in information security
  • Capable of working independently while supporting a team environment
  • Ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks
  • Strong communication skills in English


  • Experience working in an Agile development environment.
  • Familiarity with application security projects (e.g. OWASP Top 10), tools (e.g. ZAP), and how to build safer software
  • Recognized industry certification and/or continuing education programs are a major plus.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements Responsible for the planning, design and build of security architectures; oversees the implementation of network and computer security and ensures compliance with corporate security policies and procedures.
Responsible for basic planning, design and build of security systems, applications, environments and architectures; oversees the implementation of security systems, applications, environments and architectures and ensures compliance with information security standards and corporate security policies and procedures. Assist in development of incident response capabilities, training, and tool validation. May research, evaluate, track, and manage information security threats and vulnerabilities in situations where analysis of well-understood information is required and where computer programming/scripting knowledge is required. May participate in an incident management team, responding to security events in line with Oracle incident response playbooks. Investigates purported intrusions and breaches, and oversees root cause analysis. Coordinates incidents with other business units and may assist the Incident Commander during serious incidents. Participates in developing new methods, and playbooks, as well as basic scripts, applications, and tools. Research industry trends and constantly assess current controls and threat posture of new and existing products and services. Recommend and implement new security controls across Oracle’s line of business (LOB). Improve current processes and workflows to minimize manual efforts.
Minimum of 5 years related experience in an information security role, supporting security programs and security engineering/architecture in complex enterprise environments. Hands on experience with enterprise security architecture, engineering and implementation required. Knowledge of compliance program security controls, like ISO 27001, SOC 2, HITRUST, and FedRAMP, as applied to cloud SaaS, PaaS and IaaS operations. Familiarity with SDLC principles and scripting & programming languages (such as Terraform, Python, Ruby, etc.). Preferred but not required qualifications include: Bachelor-level university degree in a relevant field from an accredited university, or equivalent. Experience in developing secure, scalable cloud architectures and distributed systems. Experience with high-level software design and development and the design, use, and deployment of automation and orchestration frameworks. Demonstrable scripting or programming experience.
As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

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