At AnchorFree, our mission is to provide secure access to the world's information for every person on the planet. Founded in 2005 by David Gorodyansky and Eugene Malobrodsky, AnchorFree has grown into a service with millions of users in nearly 200 countries. Our flagship product, Hotspot Shield, is Top 100 in the App Store and enables freedom to access all of the Internet's information from anywhere in the world (without restrictions). AnchorFree has recently closed a $295 million investment led by WndrCo and Accel Partners, with further development plans for Hotspot Shield and other products in our suite.

We are seeking an Application Security Engineer to join our engineering team. Come help us build the world's next generation Internet Freedom and Privacy platforms!

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Perform deep-dive security reviews of AnchorFree products.
  • Plan, build and deploy infrastructure to help catch vulnerabilities automatically.
  • Assist engineering teams in feature design, threat modeling, and security-critical code review.
  • Coordinate with external vendors providing 3rd party security reviews.

Job Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree is a must, ideally in the field of technical computer science or technical IT security or IT security management.
  • Ability to communicate technical security concepts to diverse audiences, both verbally and in writing.
  • Deep understanding of the security lifecycle of a product.
  • Strong understanding of application security practices, threat modeling, static code analysis, and threat modeling approaches.
  • Expertise in dynamic and static application security tools.
  • Strong familiarity with OWASP Top 10 web vulnerabilities and how to engineer software to avoid them.
  • Working knowledge of at least 3 of these languages:  C, C#, C++, Java.
  • Experience applying static and/or dynamic analysis in application testing.
  • Ability to evaluate cryptography choice and implementation.
  • Passion for automating application security testing and the strengths/weaknesses of test automation.
  • Familiar with network security and web application security. 

AnchorFree Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent employee stock option plan
  • Relocation assistance available
  • $125 per month electric car incentives
  • Free food and drinks
  • Foosball, Gym and showers, Pool table, Table Tennis
  • FREE Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401k
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Free Shuttle from San Francisco,CA
  • Dog friendly office

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