Product Security Expert

San Jose, CA 95113
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Job Description

Intel is a global leader, creating world-changing technology that enables progress and enriches lives. We are at the intersection of several technology inflections; artificial intelligence, 5G network transformation, and the rise of the intelligent edge that together will shape the future of technology.

As part of Intels Programmable Solutions Group (PSG), the Platform Validation Team plays a key role in both pre-silicon and post-silicon security assurance and validation. We are responsible for validating all of PSGs products with renewed focus on making these products compliant to Intel Security and standards. We are looking for an enthusiastic Product Security Expert who brings a Security First mindset and deliver world class products with robust security to our customers.

You will be responsible for the following:

  • Drive the technical security reviews by ratifying architecture, design and implementation across Custom Logic Engineering Products.
  • Empowered to change a project team's Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) Plan and/or assign additional security requirements on the technical aspects of architecting/designing, developing and validating secure product.
  • Supports the team, as needed in threat modelling and preparation for review at the Security Architects Forum (SAFE).
  • Answer general questions regarding secure development and connect with other security experts for guidance in areas which are outside their expertise.
  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of secure development BKMs and training collateral.
  • Support reviews, dispositions, and escalations regarding post-release security issues discovered.
  • Support product hardening efforts (e.g., Hackathon, Fuzzing, Pen Testing, etc.) throughout the entire product development process.
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources and products, identify security concerns, reconcile conflicts, and decompose high-level information into details.
  • Evaluate and recommend mitigations across the full product lifecycle and product segments.
  • Decompose high-level descriptions into technical details and clear requirements for engineering and validation.



You must possess the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.

Minimum Education Requirement:

Masters or PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
7+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • Systems, hardware, firmware or software security.
  • Industry experience in product security and have a deep technical background in security architecture, design, development and validation roles across the industry.
  • Security architecture, security design, secure development or penetration testing roles in relevant technology domains.
  • Experience with industry security development lifecycle processes, security assurance tasks and in-depth technical security reviews, for enabling continuous delivery using agile development methodologies.

Preferred Qualifications:
Expertise or experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Threat modeling; Exploitation and mitigation technique developments; Security testing techniques.

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;US, Texas, Austin

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

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