Senior Application Security Engineer

| Greater LA Area
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It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Blackline, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business of enterprise applications. Blackline is looking for creative, polished Senior Application Security Engineer to join our team.

At BlackLine you'll be inspired, challenged and humbled working with insanely smart and passionate people. The ideal candidate will have strong mentorship skills, while being excited to find solutions and a willingness to hold themselves accountable for the best results in all areas. 

If you are self-motivated, passionate about hunting down results and enjoy researching best possible outcomes utilizing best industry practices, this is the place for you.

**This will be an onsite fulltime position in our Woodland Hills, CA office. **

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Influence action in your peers, leading horizontally as well as vertically
  • Identify risks and areas of exposure in applications developed and/or used by BlackLine.
  • Perform security reviews of source code, stored procedures, and server/service configurations.
  • Define and document application security requirements for BlackLine applications.
  • Oversee development of security components throughout all stages of the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Perform manual and automated security testing of BlackLine applications.
  • Monitor application logs and audit trails.
  • Monitor industry trends and threat landscape and recommend necessary controls or countermeasures.
  • Recommend and lead projects to improve the application security risk management posture at BlackLine at large.
  • Educate developers on secure coding techniques and security best practices.
  • Participate in development of security policies, standards, and processes.
  • Participate in incident handling and perform application-related forensics activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of hands-on application security experience, strong emphasis on prior development experience.
  • Intermediate proficiency with C/C++ or Java. Experience with lower-level languages (Assembly), debug and reverse-engineering tools (IDA, etc.) is a plus.
  •  Advanced knowledge of common application vulnerabilities, (e.g.: XSS, CSRF, SQL injection, cookie/header/encoding manipulation, input/output validation, session replay).
  • Hands-on development experience and thorough understanding of object-oriented programming, preferably Java, C#, ASP.NET
  • Advanced knowledge of web application technologies, MVC, Ajax, XML, JSON, SOA, SSL, web-related protocols and services.
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS SQL. Basic knowledge of other commonly used DBMS.
  • Strong experience with devops in public cloud and "big data" storage, databases, and APIs such as BigQuery, vSQL, etc.
  • Ability to identify security vulnerabilities from static, dynamic and interactive testing tools and techniques.
  • Knowledge of encryption technologies, secure communications, and secure credentials management.
  • Advanced experience with at least one scripting language (e.g.: Perl, Python)
  • Intimate familiarity with web application testing tools (eg: Burp, Parox, Fiddler, mitmproxy, Havij, netcat). Ability to write proof-of-concept exploits is a big plus.
  • Ability to define application security requirements and build secure web application solutions.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills including ability to present technical subjects to non-technical audiences.
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to collaborate in a team and work independently.
  • Conceptual understanding of software development principles and SDLC models, Agile experience is a plus.
  • Intermediate proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Windows and Linux operating systems knowledge at advanced user level.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • BasecampManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

BlackLine’s headquarters feature open work stations, informal lounge areas, a game room, a music room, quiet pods, training areas, and more.

What are BlackLine Perks + Benefits

BlackLine Benefits Overview

BlackLine believes in providing the best possible service to its clients, and that starts with offering amazing perks to its employees. These perks include 100% coverage for healthcare, vision, and dental, 401(k) matching, ESPP, food, drinks, games, and so much more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
At BlackLine, we feel that paying 100% of our employees’ health benefits is 100% the right thing to do. Medical, dental, and vision are taken care of by the company.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
BlackLine provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
BlackLine offers and Employee Stock Purchase Plan with the ability to buy stock at a discounted price.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
BlackLine hosts company outings several times per year.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table and Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We’re better together and know that amazing individuals make amazing teams. We also know that we bond through socializing and shared experiences. That’s how teams gel and support each other.

So, we like to play games together: table tennis, poker, and video games. We encourage company sports leagues and fitness groups. We relax with happy hours and team get-togethers, and we never let a holiday season go by without a celebration.

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