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Senior Application Security Engineer

Emerson Electric Co
Austin, TX 78701
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At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational valuesintegrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovationinform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers.
Whether youre an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, youll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.


Do you love software and system security? Do you have a strong background in software development? Want to exercise your skills across many OS and hardware platforms in a critical function in a growing team? Want the stability of a Fortune 500 company and the challenges of a multi-site, international development group serving a world-wide, multi-billion-dollar industry? Come work at Emerson! We are looking for an experienced application security engineer to join our security team! Our products are developed using the SAFe Framework and run on a variety of platforms including Windows, Unix varieties, and mobile platforms on both standard and custom hardware.


  • Analysis of UML diagrams and DFDs/Threat Models for security flaws and detailing specific recommendations in software and system setup to address them
  • Mentoring of developers on security topics and coding
  • Develop and deliver trainings to developers and management on security topics
  • Analyzing requirements and performing code review for security flaws
  • Establish direction for security requirements in our custom hardware and software
  • Collaborate with other internal security groups across multiple divisions, at different levels, and in multiple international locations, as well as 3rd parties
  • Continuous improvement of security processes via observation and measurement of project performance, and making updates to improve accuracy, reduce overhead, while maintaining compliance with IEC 62443 3-3 and 4-1 standards
  • Participate in audits for standards compliance

Additional Information
This position will require up to 10% travel including internationally.

  • Candidate must have hands-on, professional coding experience, C/C++ or C# preferred
  • Understanding of SDL/secure software development lifecycle practices
  • Practical experience in software and security design principles
  • Experience performing application-level threat modeling and code review
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical information to a wide range of audiences
  • Current knowledge of malware trends and current cybersecurity issues
  • Experience with PKI/Certificates, Cryptography
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related engineering field with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related engineering field with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Current knowledge of trends in security specific to control systems
  • Experience in the ICS or Automotive Industry
  • Experience with other OT network technologies
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams in a 100+ developer organization
  • Certifications such as CSSLP, CICSP, ISA Cybersecurity, etc.

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to idisability.administrator@emerson.com.

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Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-06
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