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Security Engineer at UL

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: San Luis Obispo, California

Job Description:

Contribute to a safer, secure and more sustainable World! At UL, we know why we come to work. Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with one common purpose - to make the world a safer, more secure, and more sustainable place to live. We clear the way for our customers to introduce the latest products, technological advances, and systems in an increasingly complex world so they can provide peace of mind to the market. Our integrity is woven throughout our company and shapes the way we approach and deliver our solutions. We are proud that the work we do every day has a meaningful contribution to society. We continue to build upon our legacy of trusted expertise and partnership to keep our communities safe and secure as we march forward into the future. This helps us to sleep better at night, and we are confident that the millions of people we touch rest easier too.


The Security Engineer performs an evaluation of security products against the Common Criteria standards. This includes consulting in the development of a product's security design, authoring security documentation, evaluating product designs, and testing products. With a wide range of product technologies you will gain access to detailed proprietary information, interaction with international product development teams, and in depth technical assessment.
  • Security analysis
  • Product evaluations against the Common Criteria standard
  • Security documentation authoring
  • Cryptographic and Public Key Infrastructure testing
  • Device specific operational testing
  • Presentations and workshops with customers
  • Maintain/improve technical knowledge
  • Learn and use various IT tools used in performing security evaluations
  • Perform related duties as directed


  • University Degree (Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree), preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Software, Security or a technically related discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technically both verbally and in writing
  • Able to quickly learn and adapt to various technical environments
  • Knowledge of computing systems, designs and security principles
  • Experience setting up networks and familiarity with subnets and routing.
  • Knowledge of common security related protocols and their design (i.e. ssh, IPsec, TLS, etc.)
  • Must be able to travel 10-30 %

Nice to Haves:
  • Software development experience
  • Knowledge of cryptographic algorithms
  • Knowledge of Common Criteria
  • Vulnerability Analysis and/or penetration testing experience/expertise
  • Security certifications (CISSP, CCNA, etc.)
  • Knowledge of IT systems, protocols, VMs, Operating Systems, etc.
  • Experience using oscilloscope, logic analyzer, protocol sniffers, etc.