22 days old

Cybersecurity Engineer 1

San Diego, CA 92101
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About Dexcom:

Dexcom, Inc. empowers people to take control of diabetes through innovative continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Dexcom has emerged as a leader of diabetes care technology. By listening to the needs of users, caregivers, and providers, Dexcom simplifies and improves diabetes management around the world.


Dexcom is a high-growth, fast-paced environment where you work with leading-edge, cloud-native technologies supporting containerized, microservices-based applications and big data platforms in a DevOps environment. We're seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer 1 to help in incident response and vulnerability management activities. As a member of the R&D cybersecurity team, this individual will monitor the threat landscape, proactively scan for critical newly published vulnerabilities, and help to address those vulnerabilities. Other responsibilities may include helping in incident response as well as handling incoming ad-hoc requests such as third-party reports or other findings.

This is an almost greenfield opportunity where you will help create and set the future roadmap for platform security. You will work alongside highly-skilled and passionate innovators who know how to deliver exceptional results while also having some fun along the way. In this work, you may specify, evaluate, or recommend new platform security or privacy features. You will interact with platform engineers, platform cybersecurity SMEs, and mobile app teams to design or create features that reduce risk.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage security tools and their output
  • Assist in VM and container security
  • Support inventory asset control that enables vulnerability management
  • Support and take technical leadership in security projects that support product teams
  • Serve as a cybersecurity and privacy engineer SME and provide guidance
  • If needed, can support response and recovery activities to identified vulnerabilities
  • Support compliance/certification activities and participate in security audits/reviews
  • Keep abreast of and provide recommendations on emerging security technologies/tools

Required Qualifications:

  • Has cybersecurity background in CS, cybersecurity, IT, or engineering fields
  • Comfortable in working in cloud environment
  • Able to identify gaps and then enable team to address those gaps

Preferred Qualifications:

  • IoT experience
  • Experience in cloud computing systems including AWS, GCP, Azure or others
  • Strong understanding of application security domain including OWASP top ten, exploitation and defense of web applications and APIs
  • Strong understanding of at least one of authentication/authorization, OAuth, JWT, key management, and applied cryptography
  • Experience in developing in a modern programming language including one or more of Java, OCaml, Haskell, Spark, Rust, Dart, Go, C#, or Python

Functional Description: Technical Individual Contributors

Performs security assessments of company products that may include vulnerability and risk assessments, threat analysis, and security code reviews to identify potential design and implementation vulnerabilities. Designs and develops security features for products including systems, applications and/or solutions. Integrates new security features and updates into existing products and ensures the security of all products is maintained throughout the product lifecycle. Provides product security engineering recommendations and resolves integration and testing issues. Builds a standardized set of security product requirements and produces metrics to report performance against those requirements. Reviews and defines security diagnostics and tools to facilitate the analysis and reporting of security events. Detects and mitigates security risks, responds to product security incidents, and works with customers regarding product security related issues. Leads or participates in security architecture and design review meetings.

Functional/Business Knowledge:

  • Applies basic technical understanding with the knowledge to develop process and design experiments. Possesses theoretical knowledge, but is learning the industry and requirements of applied science. Understands organizational and functional processes and policies.


  • Demonstrates potential for technical proficiency. Works on problems of basic scope in which analysis of situation or data requires a review of data factors. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.


  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.
  • Normally receives instructions on all work and work output it supervised.

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline, and a minimum of 0-2 years related experience.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Talent Acquisition at talentacquisition@dexcom.com.

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Dexcom. Only authorized staffing and recruiting agencies may use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes on specific requisitions. Dexcom does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to the Talent Acquisition team, Dexcom employees or any other company location. Dexcom is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

Posted: 2021-04-15 Expires: 2021-05-14
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