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Security Engineer



Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Intrinsic is Alphabet’s bet aiming to reimagine the potential of industrial robotics. Our team believes that advances in AI, perception and simulation will redefine what’s possible for industrial robotics in the near future – with software and data at the core.

Our mission is to make industrial robotics intelligent, accessible, and usable for millions more businesses, entrepreneurs, and developers. We are a dynamic team of engineers, roboticists, designers, and technologists who are passionate about unlocking the creative and economic potential of industrial robotics.


As one of the early members of the security team at Intrinsic, you will have the opportunity to build the foundations of an efficient security program. You will be responsible for proactive identification, monitoring, and mitigation of gaps in the organization's security posture.

How your work moves the mission forward

  • Perform security assessment and secure design reviews to ensure security of Intrinsic products
  • Implement a SSDLC (secure software development lifecycle) by implementing tooling and secure policies
  • Triage, prioritize and help remediate misconfigurations and vulnerabilities
  • Help secure and harden infrastructure ( GCP, K8s, Linux systems)
  • Monitor and respond to security incidents.
  • Be an enabler for the organization to be successful with security as a foundation.

Skills you will need to be successful

  • 4 year degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Information Assurance/Cybersecurity or equivalent degree
  • 2 years experience working as part of a security team ( application security, infrastructure security, D&R etc)
  • Proficient in conducting secure design reviews and prioritizing identified issues
  • Hands on experience with deploying and optimizing security scanners, triaging results and remediate findings
  • Familiarity with C++, Python, Golang, CI/CD, Kubernetes and GCP
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders from across the organization to implement security controls
  • Understanding of security concepts across multiple domains to make decisions that help reduce overall security risk for Intrinsic.

Skills that will differentiate your candidacy

  • Experience in software engineering
  • Familiarity with GCP security
  • Experience with security monitoring and response tooling

The US base salary range for this full-time position is between $136,000-208,840 + bonus + equity + benefits. Your recruiter will share more about the specific salary range for your targeted location during the hiring process.

At Intrinsic, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and 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.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at: candidate-support@intrinsic.ai.