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Sr. Security Engineer


Sr. Security Engineer

Torrance, CA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    The Sr. Security Engineer will be an integral member of the Information technology team focused on hardening systems, architecting and implementing tools to improve the corporate and production systems.

    The ideal candidate must have experience managing and maintaining security in Windows and Linux environments; for both on-premise and AWS/azure cloud platforms. Has experience with systems hardening, patch management, log processing, and vulnerability management. The candidate must also have experience implementing and running enterprise security tools for A/V, patch management, and log processing and reporting.


    • Responsible for the development of security tools and dashboards for security monitoring including data collection, aggregation, and dashboard.

    • Responsible for security all cloud environments including Azure, AWS, Office365, etc.

    • Create test cases and monitoring tools for any changes to both new and existing applications

    • Develop and implement security scripts and tools to streamline routine security processes

    • Collaborate with key teams and stakeholders on drafting and implementing security policies and controls

    • Draft security requirements that allow the development of tools which align strategic visions with pragmatic execution.

    • Implement and manage the Security Dashboard leveraging our logging and monitoring tools.

    • Partner with various teams to identify, plan, and implement security best practices in their respective areas.

    • Implement and manage identity management systems access to all Canoo systems

    • Proactively identify potential security issues and provide mitigation strategies

    • Implement and manage Static and Dynamic Code Analysis program

    • Manage Penetration Testing program

    • Research and analyze application behaviors and improving security and stability

    • Provide tier 2/3 engineering support.

    • Management of firewalls, security groups, acl, network security groups from vendors like Checkpoint, Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto.

    • Setup and maintenance of site to site and end-user VPN solutions

    • Deployment of 2factor authentication systems (radius, FIDO, Google2fa, MS2fa).


    • BS degree in Computer Science / Engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience

    • Experience with Scripting Languages such as Python, Ruby, etc.

    • Extensive experience in building and debugging Linux kernel modules

    • Thorough understanding of Linux and Windows operating systems; knowledge of Operating System internals (memory management, scheduling, TCP/IP stack).

    • Deep understanding of Internet protocols including TCP/IP and HTTP

    • Experience with securing the software development life cycle, from requirements to design, implementation, testing, and release

    • Ability to work on multiple projects at a time in a fast-paced environment

    Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.