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Senior Application Security Engineer


Jun 16

Box is the market leader for Cloud Content Management. Our mission is to power how the world works together. Box is partnering with enterprise organizations to accelerate their digital transformation by creating a single platform for secure content management, collaboration and workflow. We have an amazing opportunity to further establish ourselves as leaders in the space, and we need strong advocates to help us achieve that goal. 
By joining Box, you will have the unique opportunity to help capture a majority of this developing market and define what content management looks like for the digital enterprise. Today, Box powers over 97,000 businesses, including 70% of the Fortune 500 who trust Box to manage their content in the cloud. 

Box is looking for a thought leader to lead the way for the expansion of the Application Security program at Box. The mission for the team is to proactively discover, to fix security vulnerabilities and to implement solutions that automate, scale and enhance objectivity.

We’re looking for someone who is just as passionate about automating key areas of the Secure Software Development Lifecycle (sSDLC) as they are and partnering with developers to build and fortify our applications. This individual will own security tooling, DevSecOps, application vulnerability management and data-driven program enhancements. 

  • Provide thought leadership in the areas of innovative DevSecOps automation, tool optimization, application vulnerability management and strategies for risk reduction
  • Own and propose data-driven enhancement strategies for dynamic (DAST), static (SAST), open source application security testing (SCA) and container security scanning including troubleshooting, and continuous process improvement
  • Propose product feature enhancements to enhance security of our applications
  • Help validate services and applications for best-in-class security standards implementation
  • Test for, replicate and validate security vulnerabilities in applications
  • You understand secure engineering best practices, can articulate problem statements and propose solutions to both technically savvy and non-technical audiences
  • You are either a passionate security minded software engineer who has been part of building high quality applications and services, or you are an application security engineer who cares about secure software development
  • You have a growth mindset, push yourself towards excellence and focus on continuous functional improvements
  • You are a curious person who looks at problem statements and can clearly propose actionable solutions
  • You have a passion for cyber security demonstrated through participation/leadership in conferences, webinars, Capture the Flag (CTF), TryHackMe, Bug Bounty, Submission of CVEs and/or personal projects
  • Strong understanding of past, current, and emerging security exploits


  • 5+ years previous experience in Application/Product Security or Application Development with a strong focus on secure application development
  • 2+ years experience working in software development
  • Experience with multiple languages such as Java,React, Node JS, PHP, Scala, C and/or Python
  • Understand how to detect and remediate security vulnerabilities in applications
  • Experience with security testing tools and devops integrations
  • Familiar with common build/automation tooling: ex. Jenkins, GIToExperience in application security testing and releasing SaaS software in public clouds
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