Senior Application Security Engineer


  • Industry: Engineering - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled


Bethesda Softworks is looking for a world class Senior Application Security Engineer to join a highly skilled team of senior security professionals responsible for security of AAA titles, digital platforms, and data in live and studio development environments. The ideal candidate has a proven record of developing, testing, and reviewing security measures within commercial products, source code review, analysis of network data, security for cloud and on premises hosted products, and data security compliance. Prior game experience and an ability to understand the unique challenges facing the industry is a definite bonus.


  • 10+ years application security experience; or 10+ years software engineering experience including some application security experience
  • Advanced experience reading and writing source code in a variety of languages
  • Strong engineering skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive on a small team in a fast-paced environment
  • Passionate about a wide-range of gaming and technology/digital trends
  • Knowledgeable in security aspects of Linux and Windows; TCP/IP, HTTP/S, and other internet protocols; and high- and low-level debugging.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, or similar, or equivalent experience
  • Responsibilities

  • Perform security reviews of applications (including games) and source code, policies, systems, and solutions in order to continue to strengthen Zenimax commercial products, platforms, and services
  • Reverse-engineer and manipulate Zenimax games and applications, by request, to identify and help correct vulnerabilities that may be exploited for illicit cheating or hacking
  • Provide detailed security review reports to developers and other stakeholders
  • Adhere to high-quality standards and best practices, high performance, and scalable, repeatable processes and deliverables in accordance with applicable regulations
  • Keep up with development and security trends in the video game industry and in the technology sector in general
  • Occasional travel required to other office locations 
  • Preferred Skills

  • Experience with cloud computing and infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure, OpenStack, etc)
  • Experience shipping a software product
  • Previous Game Industry experience
  • Experience reverse-engineering applications

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