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Lead Security Engineer



Other Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Saturday, August 12, 2023
Join our team at ASAPP, where we're developing transformative Vertical AI designed to improve customer experience. Recognized by Forbes AI 50, ASAPP designs generative AI solutions that transform the customer engagement practices of Fortune 500 companies. With our automation and simplified work processes, we empower people to reach their full potential and create exceptional experiences for everyone involved. Work with our team of talented researchers, engineers, scientists, and specialists to help solve some of the biggest and most complex problems the world is facing.
As a member of our team, you will have oversight and responsibility for different domains such as application security, infrastructure security, corporate security, and protection of sensitive data. You will actively participate in the buildout and improvement of our cloud security infrastructure and its cloud security posture management (CSPM ), leveraging ASAPP’s people and technology for maximum benefit, you will also have an active voice and participation in the design review of ASAPP products.
As a full-time Security Engineer, you will partner with our Product Engineering, Platform, SRE and ITS teams to help us develop secure, scalable, and robust services. You should be familiar with secure coding methodologies, code and infrastructure vulnerability detection systems and running security on Cloud environments. Last, but not least, you should be keen on wanting to teach (and learn) from everyone on our team!
This individual will be joining a mature and established Security Engineering team. You will be improving our existing code security pipeline, partnering with cross functional Engineering and Infrastructure teams, and working across ASAPP’s people and technology footprints to design, build and run secure systems.

What you’ll do

  • Advocate developer-centric security best practices throughout ASAPP
  • Perform technical security assessments, code audits, and design reviews
  • Develop and document technical solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities
  • Conduct research to identify new attack vectors against ASAPP products and services
  • Participate in related penetration testing, red teaming, and other offensive security exercises
  • Contribute to securely configuring our cloud environments
  • Participate in the security incident detection and response processInteract and collaborate with different engineering teams.
  • Participate in on-call responsibilities along with your teammates

What you’ll need

  • 5+ years of experience identifying potential cybersecurity attacks and mitigations across common attack vectors (OWASP Top 10)
  • Familiar with container ecosystems (docker, k8s, helm), and security best practices
  • Deep understanding of cloud-based (AWS) infrastructure and security technologies
  • Experience with IAM and RBAC and IdP solutions
  • Experience writing IaC especially TerraformProficient in at least one high-level programming language ( Python preferred )
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

What we’d like to see

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Involvement in the Security community and industry participation is a plus
  • Experience in product-oriented environments
  • Experience and familiarity with machine learning development, both from the perspective of an engineer and as an attacker/defender
  • Previous experience doing security on agile/fast startup environments
  • Experience with cloud native architecture


  • Competitive compensation
  • Stock options
  • ICICI Lombard General Insurance LTD
  • Onsite lunch & dinner stipend
  • Connectivity (mobile phone & internet) stipend
  • Wellness perks
  • Mac equipment
  • Learning & development stipend
  • Parental leave, including 6 weeks paternity leave
ASAPP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. If you have a disability and need assistance with our employment application process, please email us at careers@asapp.com to obtain assistance. #LI-Hybrid #LI-VR1