Google Security Engineer in Palo Alto, California

Nest is looking for a talented Security Engineer with experience designing and building security solutions to join our Privacy and Security team. This role will closely partner with hardware and software engineering, cloud services, and product managers to create innovative security solutions for a thoughtful and conscious home.

The work:

  • Design and implement advanced security techniques for IoT device, mobile, cloud and web system

  • Lead device and service security risk assessment and propose solutions

  • Evaluate and recommend new security technologies

  • Lead and evangelize security and privacy best practices

Minimum qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or related field, or equivalent experience in industry

  • 3+ years of security engineering and coding experience within consumer electronics or related industry

  • Experience with security solutions development using industry standard encryption technologies, and best practices

Preferred qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Cryptography or related field, or equivalent experience in industry

  • Expert ability to analyze and identify security risks and vulnerabilities, propose and develop solutions

  • System-level (e.g. firmware, bootloader, kernel) development experience

  • Significant experience in platform and application security, data protection, network security, systems security

  • 5+ years of experience designing and implementing software systems in C C++ and Java

At Nest, 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. Nest is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.