Security Software Engineer

Software Engineering | Seattle, WA

Are you excited to be part of the VR revolution and work on cutting edge consumer devices and services? Are you passionate about security and have a proven security track record? The Security Software Engineer will work on the Oculus Security Engineering team designing, building, and supporting the infrastructure and services that allow Oculus to move fast, securely and at scale. The ideal candidate will share our passion for engineering solutions to complex security problems, while minimizing employee friction and maximizing productivity.


  • Design and implement systems that enhance the security of Oculus products and infrastructure
  • Design and implement abuse detection systems
  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Evaluate engineering responses to security threats and implement mitigations
  • Provide security guidance to new projects and initiatives
  • Code in PHP, C/C++, Java, and Python

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with core security concepts, including:
  • - User and code authentication and authorization systems
  • - Core cryptography concepts
  • - Secure coding practices
  • - Application security concepts
  • - Familiarity with network and web security protocols such as TLS, IPSec etc.
  • Experience with device security concepts, including:
  • - Secure boot
  • - Hypervisors
  • - Operating systems security concepts
  • Security-focused design and architecture skills
  • Experience advocating for technical security solutions across functional domains
  • 3+ years of industry experience architecting and implementing security features and solutions
  • 5+ years of native code development ( C/C++)
  • Experience with security engineering solutions across device and service technology stacks

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of industry security experience
  • Masters or PhD in Computer science or related field
  • Security patents, technical security conference presentations, or other indicators of industry grade security expertise
  • 5+ years of industry grade code development experience
  • Prior Android and Linux expertise
  • Secure manufacturing systems experience
  • Experience authoring and managing key management systems
  • Experience with ARM based embedded systems
  • JavaScript and PHP experience

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Oculus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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