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Staff Product Security Engineer

Primary Location: San Francisco,California

Additional Location(s): Palo Alto,California,USA;

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For the third year, VMwareSD-WAN™ by VeloCloud® leads theWANEdge Infrastructure market, continuing to be placedfurthestin Completeness of Vision and highest in Ability to Execute. VeloCloud, now part of VMware is the only complete solution with all the key elements of a Cloud‐Delivered WAN. VeloCloud dramatically simplifies the WAN by delivering virtualized services from the cloud to branch offices and mobile users everywhere. VeloCloud services deliver enterprise grade performance, visibility and control over both Internet and private networks, combining the economy of the Internet with the flexibility of the cloud. More information is available at

VMware is looking for a Staff Product Security Engineer to join our SD-WAN security team. Reporting to the Director of Technical Operations as a part ofthe Technical Operations organization, our teamis responsible forensuring the security of SD-WAN products.

We are a DevOps team looking for people that enjoy diving deep on technical details, reduce product security risk through security development, and driving down vulnerabilities to further harden SD-WAN’s security posture. Does that sound like you, or like someone you want to be? Cool. We would like for you to apply.

As the Staff Product Security Engineerfor SD-WAN products,you will:

  • Drive secure development lifecycle toidentifyand reduce product securityrisk

  • Demonstrate ability to triage product vulnerability report (internal or external sources)

  • Communicate internally and externally on security remediation work

  • Proactively drive product enhancements that improve security and customerbenefits

  • Work across the product architecture teams including web, backend, andhardware.

  • Collaborate withDevSecOpsto reduce security risk to ourSaaSProducts.

  • Triage vulnerabilitiesidentifiedthrough the bug bountyprogram.

  • Develop and promote secure development practices forengineers.

  • Working knowledge of one or more scripting or programming languages

  • Ability to work cross-functionally across VMware partner teams (product management, legal, privacy, central security teams). 

  • Ability work interface with client security teams when needed. 

  • Experienced in all aspects of the secure development lifecycle model. 

  • Experience using vulnerability classification frameworks such asCWE,CVSS, and others. 

  • Experience conducting and leading high-level and feature-level threat modeling. 

  • Experience conducting detailed vulnerability risk analysis. 

  • Experience with distributed systems and hybrid network topologies. 

  • Experience in both, application and infrastructure security will be essential for this role.

Candidates should have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Engineering, related technical field or equivalent on-the-job experience.

  • 5+ years of software industry experience

  • 2+ years of technical security experience include vulnerability assessment, threat modeling, infrastructure security, securitydesign.

  • 2+ Experience with large-scale web applications and backend services.

  • Experience with commonly used systems development languages (C++, Java, Python…)

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and partner with otherengineers.

Soft skills:

  • In addition to the above, excellent presentation and communications skills combined with the passion to work in a team environment are key attributes for thisrole.

  • Ability toestablishrapport with various stake holders and clearly articulate problemstatements.

  • Has an exceptional time and prioritymanagement skills.

Company Culture   

We are a team of doers and makers and believe in a diverse,egalitarianwork environment. Our cultural emphasis on Learn Fast, Trust Each Other and Have Fun has allowed us to build a crack team of "A" players.  We promise you will have a whale of a time working with us and our channel partners and customers.Come LearnWith Us.   

VeloCloud by VMware is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All applicants will be treated fairly and given equal opportunity in all aspects of the employment, including compensation and benefits, irrespective of their race, color, nationality, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or ethnic origin.  

Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory: Software Engineering
Experience: Business Leadership
Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time
Posted Date: 2021-06-14

VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law. Job ID: R2111926
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