Senior Security Engineer
5d ago

About Canoo

If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo just may be the place for you.

Are you a person who is irked by the status quo? Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, and seeing that work actually put into production?

Here at Canoo, every day is vastly different from the one before it, as we're moving swiftly toward our goal of changing the way the world looks at Urban Mobility.

We're a well-funded start-up, led by the who's who of EV business leaders, whose passion brought them together on this special mission.

We're diligently preparing for our first vehicle launch and looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a job," but rather are driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within the global EV industry. Read on...

Job Purpose

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, and the monitoring and triage of security alerts.

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, Security event correlation, Incident Management, and reporting.


  • Responsible for the development of security tools and dashboards for security monitoring including : data collection, aggregation, and dashboard.
  • Responsbile 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 development of tools which align strategic visions with pragmatic execution
  • Implement and manage 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 identity potential security issues and provide mitigation strategies
  • Implement and manage Static and Dynamic Code Analysis program in CICD piplelines
  • 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)
  • Experience

  • BS degree in Computer Science / Engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • MS or PHD from a top university highly preferred
  • 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
  • What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Equity Compensation Plan
  • Beautiful new facility in Torrance
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
  • Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility
  • 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.

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    and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting.

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