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Princ Security Software Engineer - Symantec Full-time

at Symantec Software India Pvt Ltd in Pune (Published at 21-04-2016)

About Us:

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) is the global leader in cybersecurity. Operating one of the world’s largest cyber intelligence networks, we see more threats, and protect more customers from the next generation of attacks. We help companies, governments and individuals secure their most important data wherever it lives.

Our customers range from consumers and small businesses to the world’s largest organizations. We take pride in serving 100% of the fortune 500 companies today. Our unique focus is to eliminate risks to information, technology and processes independent of the device, platform, interaction or location. We are a winning team of over 11,000 professionals globally of which more than 2,700 work at our India centers of Innovation.

Department Overview:

In the Software Security Group (SSG) you will have the opportunity to be a part of a global team of software security engineers. Be part of an elite team in the CTO organization, enabling hundreds of product teams across Symantec to efficiently deliver best-in-class secure software products and services by providing development training and tools, best-practices consulting, leadership visibility, and 3rd-party library and disclosures governance, while building customer confidence through external validation and demonstrating industry leadership via speaking engagements, publications, and cutting-edge research.

Responsibilities:

  • Independently conduct application penetration tests on Symantec desktop, web and mobile products developed using a wide range of technologies.
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments, device hardening, and application security assessments.
  • Conduct manual and automated security testing of applications with extensive usage of tools like Coverity, Cenzic Hailstorm, BurpSuite proxy, Soap UI, Wireshark etc
  • Conduct security code reviews and reverse engineering of applications to assess security posture.
  • Understanding of application technologies, its components and drive security for Symantec products.
  • Conduct training of Symantec employees on best practices in Software Security.
  • Contribute in design & development of in-house software security tools.
  • Engage with product teams across Symantec to asses their software security posture and guide them how best to improve it where needed.

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Knowledge of OWASP Top 10 ( Mobile top 10 is an added advantage)
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals
  • Proficient in scripting languages (Python, Shell script, Ruby, Perl, etc.)
  • Proficient in usage of security tools needed to intercept networks, web traffic.
  • Experience with using web and mobile security assessment tools and platforms.
  • Experience with analyzing application architecture from a security perspective.
  • Experience in conducting a threat model for a given product/component.
  • Good knowledge of cryptography.
  • Excellent verbal, writing and presentation skills.
  • Development experience in some of the following languages: C++, .Net ( C#) or Java.

*Nice to have *

  • Minimum qualification of B.E/B.Tech in Computer Science/Information Technology
  • Ability to travel occasionally for training or collaboration with SSG team in the US.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Agile development practices.
  • Security certifications such as CEH, OSCP, CISSP

Note: Applications have been closed.



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