Sr. Security Engineer

HQ- San Jose, CA /
R&D – Software Engineer & IT /
Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.

We are looking for an experienced and knowledgeable Security Engineer to join our team!
We believe in the ethos that a computer network can never be too secure, and we are making it a priority to sustain these ambitions. As the first line of defense in the challenging IT security landscape, you will be a critical member of our team. Help us to safeguard critical data from hackers and cyber-criminals.

As a security engineer at QuantumScape, you will reinforce our IT security posture by identifying threats and vulnerabilities that could impact our operations. Responsibilities include monitoring networks and systems for security breaches or intrusion, assisting with implementation of new security products and procedures, and supporting security tools and technologies.

With your experienced background, you will develop a set of security standards and practices to implement across our organization. You will conduct risk analysis and offer suggestions for remediation or mitigation. You will advise management on the latest security trends related to the IT industry and provide a comprehensive training program for our staff to raise security awareness.

Experience and Qualifications:

* At least 2 years' experience in the computer network security field
* Knowledge of potential attack vectors such as XSS, injection, hijacking, social engineering, and so on
* Experience in IAM, RBAC, MFA
* Understanding of a mobile device security strategy including MDM
* Networking: Corporate network monitoring and security. TCP/IP, VLANS, DNS, DHCP, radius, wifi, and storage area networking
* Physical security systems such as card key access systems
* Great interpersonal and communication skills

Do you like to debate whether Yubikey or Titan is better? Do you listen to Security Now, watch ITProTV, or follow other news sources to become a specialist in your field? Then we're looking for you.

To ensure the ongoing health and safety of our team members, effective January 4th, 2022, QuantumScape will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before their first day of employment.  QuantumScape will seek to accommodate individuals with qualifying disabilities or medical conditions that contraindicate the vaccination, or who object to being vaccinated on the basis of a sincerely held religious belief or practice.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

*QuantumScape does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers.