Security Researcher

Adobe Systems Incorporated San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 2 months ago

Security Researcher

The Adobe Secure Software 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 Secure Software Engineering Team is a dynamic, high-profile team involved in the development of every Adobe product, so this is a great opportunity to make a difference at a software company.


Technical Guidance:

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

Knowledge of web security protocols

Respond to web security incidents

Coordinate with peers from other web companies

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

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

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

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

Find and fix security and privacy flaws across the Adobe product line.

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

Conduct code reviews of products built in ActionScript, Java, JavaScript, ColdFusion, Ruby on

Rails, PHP, and/or .NET, as well as scripting languages (shell, python, perl)

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

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

Help define and evolve company-wide online security operations/procedures for large managed

Software-as-a-Service environments.


Conduct internal security training classes for management, engineering, and QE.

Develop and organize training manuals, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials.

Review threat models to create targeted training


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;

Experience in web development using ActionScript, Java, JavaScript, ColdFusion, Ruby on Rails, PHP, and/or .NET, as well as scripting languages (shell, python, perl) - this is a hands-on position which will involve 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; (will 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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Security Researcher

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