Security Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure, Waze

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Note: Google’s hybrid workplace includes remote and in-office roles. By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:

In-office locations: Seattle, WA, USA; New York, NY, USA.
Remote location(s): United States.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related technical field (e.g., Cyber Security, Information Technology), or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience in enterprise or platform security engineering.
  • Experience in one or more coding languages (e.g., Java, C, Python, Go, etc.).

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with cloud-native software and orchestration stacks, such as server-less architectures, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Experience in analyzing systems and identifying security problems, threat modeling, vulnerability management, and remediation.
  • Knowledge of techniques, standards, and state-of-the-art capabilities for authentication, authorization, and use of cryptographic systems.

About the job

Our Security team works to create and maintain the safest operating environment for Google’s users and developers. Security Engineers work with network equipment and actively monitor our systems for attacks and intrusions. In this role, you will also work with software engineers to proactively identify and fix security flaws and vulnerabilities.

As a Security Engineer, you will work to ensure the security of Waze’s infrastructure, through activities such as vulnerability management, cloud configuration management, design reviews, and gap analysis. You’ll also be responsible for defining and advocating for Cloud security best practices, including policy development and enforcement.

At Google, our users come first, and the Systems Infrastructure team is at the heart of that promise. We build the technologies that transform the way we think about doing business. Whether working on our cloud systems, researching the latest in computer technology or keeping Google’s internal systems humming, Googlers and users alike rely on us to keep things running. We’re back-end experts: protecting your privacy and ensuring your security.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $148,000-$230,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.


  • Provide technical guidance and direct support for remediation of identified risks or vulnerabilities.
  • Assess security gaps and risks; create, review, and contribute to assessment and remediation documentation.
  • Engage with Engineering teams across Waze and Google to provide security best practice guidance and training.
  • Assess, define, and document security-related designs and product requirements.
  • Provide on-call Incident Response to security incidents.

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Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google’s EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.

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We welcome and encourage people who are expecting and/or parents-to-be to apply to this or any other role at Google.

Google is a global company and, in order to facilitate efficient collaboration and communication globally, English proficiency is a requirement for all roles.

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