Security Researcher

Adobe Systems Incorporated San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 3 months ago

Security Researcher

The Adobe Document Cloud Core Security Engineering Team is looking for someone with extraordinary security skills who is an expert in how to find, fix, and prevent vulnerabilities in our software. The Adobe Document Cloud Core Security Engineering Team is a dynamic, high-profile team involved in the development of Adobe Document Cloud products and services, and is a great opportunity to make a difference at a software company.


  • Lead implementation of threat models, secure software test plans, policy, and procedures for product engineering and QE

  • Conduct code reviews of products built in Java, JavaScript as well as scripting languages (shell, python, perl)

  • Design security-related functionality and verify proper implementation of new features

  • Find and fix security and privacy flaws in Adobe Document Cloud products and services

  • Hands on security and pen-testing experience including manual testing

  • Develop tools to automate security testing and enable more efficient discovery and resolution of security problems

  • Guide teams on adoption and execution of a Secure Product Life Cycle

  • Educate product teams on security best practices by providing real-world examples and hands on training

  • Help define and evolve online security operations/procedures for large managed Software-as-a-Service environments

  • Maintain awareness of up-to-date threat and vulnerability profiles

  • Respond to web security incidents

  • Coordinate with peers from other Adobe business units

  • Communicate security information to users and customers through blogs, white papers, and/or conference presentations


  • Bachelor degree in computer science, engineering or a related discipline,

  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience working with web security, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience;

  • Deep knowledge of web application attack and mitigation techniques (XSS, CSRF, SQL Injection, and Session Management)

  • Deep knowledge of AWS and Azure environments, security best practices, attack and mitigation techniques

  • Knowledge of web security protocols

  • Knowledge of mobile applications attack and mitigation techniques

  • Experience in web development using Java, JavaScript as well as scripting languages (shell, python, perl) - this is a hands-on position which will involve manual testing as well as building security test tools for delivery to and use by other teams.

  • Familiarity with browser, web service, and operating system security concepts;

  • Good analytical ability;

  • Strong written and oral skills in English

  • Occasionally interface with senior management

  • The ideal candidate must be able to convey complex security issues and risks while maintaining a positive relationship with product teams

  • Minimal travel required

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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