Senior Application Security Engineer



Columbus, OH, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 2, 2023
Veeva Systems is a mission-driven organization and pioneer in industry cloud, helping life sciences companies bring therapies to patients faster. As one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in history, we surpassed $2B in revenue in our last fiscal year with extensive growth potential ahead.
At the heart of Veeva are our values: Do the Right Thing, Customer Success, Employee Success, and Speed. We're not just any public company – we made history in 2021 by becoming a public benefit corporation (PBC), legally bound to balancing the interests of customers, employees, society, and investors.
As a Work Anywhere company, we support your flexibility to work from home or in the office, so you can thrive in your ideal environment.
Join us in transforming the life sciences industry, committed to making a positive impact on its customers, employees, and communities.
The Role
This role has a broad scope, ranging from managing our SAST/SCA environment to developing Dev Sec Ops automation services, and system integrations using APIs, Webhooks, or other custom integrations of Veeva’s infrastructure. Development of automated processes of security tools, coloration of data through analytics, and design of integrated dashboard tools across our multiple platforms. You will be working as a security expert supporting our product development teams on code quality issues and findings.

What You'll Do

  • Primary support for Checkmarx SAST & SCA platform, tuning and supporting product development
  • Strong coding skills in at least one primary language, such as Java or Python and React
  • Understanding of OSWAP Top 10, SANS Top 20, NIST 800-53, CIS, CSC, or other security standards
  • Assist application product teams with scan automation via pipeline build such as Jenkins or CI/CD
  • Automation of security tools into the DevSecOps processes
  • Document best practices, system troubleshooting, or process via Confluence
  • Write code supporting data lake and data warehouse collection and data transformation processes
  • Maintain security infrastructure, tools, and systems
  • Mentor junior security engineers, developers, or platform engineers
  • Integration of security tools through APIs, webhook, or other custom integration
  • Conduct full life cycle engagements with business units independently or as part of a team
  • Create and maintain integrated security dashboards pulling multiple security systems into a unified global view


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Utilize Static Application Security Testing tools (ie Checkmarx) to identify and remediate code vulnerabilities
  • 4+ years as a senior security engineer, senior application developer, or senior engineer
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding in various disciplines such as security engineering, infrastructure and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, or application security
  • Experience with interpreted or compiled languages: Python, Java, React, Ruby, Perl, PHP, C/C++, C#
  • Experience with cloud service providers and their offerings, preferably AWS and its various technologies and APIs, Azure, and Alibaba Cloud
  • Familiar with Jenkins, Bamboo, CI/CD Pipelines, and other automation tools
  • Experience with Big Data technologies such as Elastic, Cloudera, Hadoop, Datadog, or others
  • Experience maintaining security tools and automation scripts to streamline security processes

Nice to Have

  • Master of Science in Cyber Security, Information Security, MIS, or equivalent
  • Experience in Web and Mobile (Android/iOS) based application/service assessment
  • Knowledge of fuzzing, memory corruption, and exploit development

Perks & Benefits

  • Medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance
  • Flexible PTO and company paid holidays
  • Retirement programs
  • 1% charitable giving program


  • Base pay: $100,000 - $175,000
  • The salary range listed here has been provided to comply with local regulations and represents a potential base salary range for this role. Please note that actual salaries may vary within the range above or below, depending on experience and location. We look at compensation for each individual and base our offer on your unique qualifications, experience, and expected contributions. This position may also be eligible for other types of compensation in addition to base salary, such as variable bonus and/or stock bonus.
Veeva’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world.
Veeva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need when applying for a role or in our recruitment process, please contact us at talent_accommodations@veeva.com.