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Senior 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 Sr. Security Engineer performs evaluation of security products against the Common Criteria standard. As a senior member of the team provides technical leadership and contributes to process improvement.
  • Security analysis
  • Perform security evaluation activities as needed including presentations to customers
  • Design and prepare instructions, procedures, tools and methods for conducting security evaluations
  • Perform technical training of assigned staff and modification of equipment, methods or procedures
  • Mentor more junior security engineers in the performance of security evaluations.
  • Perform senior technical review activities for security evaluations
  • Maintain/improve technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, obtaining applicable certifications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking state-of the art practices and participating in professional societies and cross-departmental task forces as needed.
  • Specify, design and implement 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 and 7+ years of related experience
  • Proven experience in customer-facing advisory services, technical expertise, and communication skills
  • Able to quickly adapt to various technical and organizational environments, and ability to coach other team members
  • Knowledge of cryptographic algorithms and attributes
  • Vulnerability Analysis and/or penetration testing experience/expertise
  • Knowledge of IT systems, protocols, VMs, Operating Systems, etc.
  • Experience using oscilloscope, logic analyzer, protocol sniffers, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with Common Criteria and the ability to present to customers and certification authorities preferred
  • Software development experience is a plus
  • Security certifications (CISSP, CCNA, etc.) is a plus