INTERN - Security Engineer

Engineering Durham, North Carolina Seattle, Washington

Join us in building a secure platform supporting Avalara’s expanding business. In this role you will have the opportunity to engage with the best and brightest engineers and architects as they build our future application and service capabilities, while ensuring our current generation solutions continue to deliver the trust and reliability our customers expect. If you want to make a big difference in a fast-moving environment without endless meetings, if you want to set your direction instead of having it set for you, if you want to have all of the benefits of startup and an established company, we want to talk to you.Our ideal application security intern has experience working on a variety of platforms and technologies and is passionate about security. Security can be complex, so you will be responsible to make it simple, but make its impact significant in our engineering organizations. You will learn security from industry security experts, while making Avalara products safe for our customers.

Job Duties:

-  Follow strategic direction for application security within Avalara

 - Perform code and design reviews of internal and customer-facing software products and solutions

 - Develop and implement manual and automated security tests

  - Implement software development policies, standards, procedures, and technical controls

  - Participate in penetration testing activities


- Desire to become a cyber security expert

- Experience reading and writing code

- Knowledge of cyber-security concepts

- Knowledge of agile software development processes and methodologies

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with industry security tools

- Experience scripting with Python or similar language

- Pursuing a degree in computer science or related field