Application Security Engineer

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Job type
Full Time,
Opening date
Closing date
24 Jun 2022

We’re looking for problem solvers, innovators, and dreamers who are searching for anything but business as usual. Like us, you’re a high performer who’s an expert at your craft, constantly challenging the status quo. You value inclusivity and want to join a culture that empowers you to show up as your authentic self. You know that success hinges on commitment, that our differences make us stronger, and that the finish line is always sweeter when the whole team crosses together.

As an Application Security Engineer, you will be responsible for shaping the go-forward security of the enterprise.  This is a critical role within the Information Security organization and will regularly interface with all levels of the company while providing guidance and support in a cross-functional capacity.


  • Work directly with cross-functional development teams to integrate security requirements and leading practices into Alteryx products
  • Participate in application risk assessments for products
  • Research and document application security leading and best practices to proactively identify vulnerability gaps including:
  • Third-party
  • Open-Source Libraries
  • Process improvements & Automation
  • Review and approve vulnerability mitigations
  • Collaborate with Engineering teams to build out the secure by design approach


  • Experience in building and implementing secure applications and products
  • Experience in securing applications
  • Experience in core Application Security concepts (SQLi, XSS, CSRF, etc.)
  • Exposure to Application Security tooling (SAST, DAST, SCA)
  • Exposure to Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) processes and technologies
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with an ability to articulate complex topics in a business understandable manner


  • Experience in automation for security controls, review of baseline application security architecture, and implementation of secure solutions
  • Familiarity with software development and secure development best practices
  • Ability to influence others regarding secure software development and shift-left principles
  • Software development experience is a plus


Alteryx is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The salary range for this role in Irvine, CA is $97,000-165,000. This position is also remote and, as such, compensation will ultimately be in line with the location in which the position is filled. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate’s relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.

This role is eligible for variable compensation including bonus and stock grants.

Find yourself checking a lot of these boxes but doubting whether you should apply? At Alteryx, we support a growth mindset for our associates through all stages of their careers. If you meet some of the requirements and you share our values, we encourage you to apply. As part of our ongoing commitment to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, we’re invested in building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds, identities, and experiences.

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What type of employment does Alteryx offer?

This is a Full Time role.