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Anaplan Principal Security Engineer in San Francisco, California

Anaplan, the Connected Planning pioneer, is changing the way the world’s most respected companies do business. We believe in clear, open communication enabling teams to overcome obstacles and move forward together. We want you to feel that you belong to a team, you matter, and are able to be your authentic self. We all work together to deliver business value with the power of Connected Planning at every level within every organization, and alongside an ever-growing number of users, a rich partner ecosystem, and active community. At Anaplan, our values are key to everything we do. We call it #AnaplanLOVE

At Anaplan these words come to life by making employees feel empowered and inspired.

Building a strong culture around company values is an ongoing journey

that will continue to be the core of our existence.

At Anaplan, we are looking for a self-motivated Principal Security Engineer to join our growing team at Anaplan HQ in the city-by-the-bay, SAN FRANCISCO to be a member of the Security Engineering Team. This is an opportunity for you to work for one of the coolest hyper-growth companies in technology.

As a Principal Security Engineer with a strong DevOps and Cloud mindset, you will help drive the Product Security Architecture & Research function(s) for Anaplan development services. You will also be responsible for working with the other Engineers, Architects and Security teams across Anaplan, collectively providing guidance and strategies that improve the security posture for our employees and data. You will be working with business customers, Engineering management, infrastructure, development, project managers and other security teams to shape the vision, structure, standards and plan for solutions that support Anaplan’s strategic business direction.

You’ll join a team of individuals who embrace and respect diverse perspectives, aren’t afraid to push boundaries and try new ideas and are passionate about helping our customers and each other succeed. We work hard, but we also don’t wait for an excuse to have fun. In fact, we’re so serious about it that it’s one of our core values!

Located in SOMA district, when you walk into our San Francisco office, you can feel the excitement and energy of what we are doing at Anaplan. Open floor plan, stocked kitchens, and collaboration spaces, we gear our office around making sure you have everything you need to work well. And whether it’s a company outing to a Giants game or team happy hour, there are always events for you to connect with your colleagues outside of work. You will join a team of individuals who embrace and respect diverse perspectives, aren’t afraid to push boundaries and try new ideas, and are passionate about helping our customers and each other succeed. We work hard, but we also don’t wait for an excuse to have fun and we inspire each other!

This role is an immediate full-time position. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and tackle unique problems that no one is solving in the tech space yet, keep reading.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Conceive of and collaborate on novel ideas to identify risks at scale.

  • Rapidly prototype to assess effectiveness of project ideas.

  • Create tools/scripts to find AppSec risks at scale.

  • Stay on top of cutting-edge AppSec best practices, tools, etc., and assess their utility at Anaplan.

  • Understand new technologies and their strengths/weaknesses in the context of AppSec tooling.

  • Perform operational security reviews of feature implementations

  • Perform regular secure coding & secure design workshops for developers

  • Perform risk assessments of new and emerging threat types

  • Interface with QA teams by implementing automated security unit and functional tests

More about you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline preferred, and substantial commercial experience in a similar role.

  • Prior experience in building pragmatic and effective security testing techniques/tools is a big plus.

  • Experience in threat modeling web applications and microservices.

  • Strong understanding of Modern Auth (SAML 2.0, OAuth)

  • Strong understanding of SSL certificate management, PKI, CA and their use.

  • Deep knowledge of web protocols and standards.

  • Experience in containers and their hardening/security

  • Clear understanding of security concepts e.g., Authentication, Authorization.

  • Deep knowledge of application security vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10) and mitigation techniques.

  • Knowledge of emerging threats, mitigations and industry trends.

  • Experience with SAST, DAST tools

  • Prior experience of AWS, GCP services and architectures

  • Experience with AWS is a Huge plus

Technologies you would work with:

  • Kubernetes

  • Docker

  • Spring Boot

  • Projects from Cloud Native Ecosystem

Bonus points:

  • Kubernetes

  • Jenkins Pipelines

Possibility to potentially work remote

Do you align with Anaplan’s Values?

Collaborative: We go out of our way to help others succeed

Explore all of our Values on Anaplan.com/careers





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Our story

Anaplan is a cloud-native enterprise SaaS company helping global enterprises orchestrate business performance. Our customers come first to create heroes, unlock potential & build trust and confidence. We challenge legacy thinking and software that isn’t flexible for the modern organization. We have architected the only platform that will take the time from planning to decision down to zero.

We’re building a truly unique technology. From our calculation engine and in-memory data store, to apps and predictive analytics; amazing technology is being developed every day.

We’re addressing a $100B/year problem (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xbra5fNyhG4) that all global businesses face. Our mission is to break the traditional business planning mold, currently performed through spreadsheets or legacy systems.

Anaplan’s Connected Planning platform is enabling customers to improve decision-making by turning response time into real time, to make better decisions to enhance your business. The platform helps you dynamically orchestrate performance enterprise-wide, and convert constant change to your environment.

See what our global customers and partners (https://www.anaplan.com/customers/) have to say about Anaplan’s platform is solving some of the most complex challenges in business. CEOs, analysts, and the press (https://www.anaplan.com/news/) agree—Anaplan is changing the way the world does business. Learn about our history (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=h_k1OEmIpOk&app=desktop) , see our recognitions and achievements , and take a look at what it’s like to work at Anaplan. Get to know more about working at Anaplan by checking out our social channels.

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COVID-19 Update

Protecting the health and safety of our communities, including our employees and of those considering a career at Anaplan, is our highest priority. We continue to closely monitor the evolving situation and we appreciate your understanding and flexibility with any related changes to our interviewing process.