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Application Security Engineer


This is a Contract position in Worcester, MA posted March 16, 2023.

U.S. Benefits

What are some of the benefits and perks of working at MathWorks?


– 401(k) matching

– Quarterly profit-sharing plan

– Tuition reimbursement

– Paid Volunteer Time

– Fitness and Recreation

– Wellness center

– Training and Development

– Relocation Assistance Provided


MathWorks has a hybrid work model that enables staff members to split their time between office and home. The hybrid model provides the advantage of having both in-person time with colleagues and flexible at-home life optimizations. Learn More:

We are looking for highly motivated, problem solver and critical thinker software engineer to join our team and help us design/develop secure products and promote software/application security throughout our development organization. You should be flexible to work on different high priority projects related to our product security effort. 

MathWorks nurtures growth, appreciates diversity, encourages initiative, values teamwork, shares success, and rewards excellence.

  • Providing new security related architecture and frameworks that supports secuirty in our server products and web applications.
  • Enhancing existing threat modeling tool, undertaking security and threat analysis, of different products, and working closely with the teams to implement countermeasures.
  • Monitoring new attack vectors, new exploits and sharing them with our development teams.
  • Building internal knowledge and provide KPIs about our code and product security. 

Must Have:

  • 3+ years’ working on Application Security, Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing
  • 1+ years’ working on Threat Modelling and Security architecture reviews
  • 2+ years’ hands on experience with one or more programming languages (such as, Java, C++, Ruby, Python, etc.)

Nice to Have:

  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills and demonstrated ability to investigate and solve complex problems
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills  
  • Ability to get up to speed on new security framework and concepts
  • Experience with application security such as OWASP Top 10
  • Skilled on at least one of these tools: SonarQube, Burp Suite, Black Duck, Fortify, OWASP ZAP, NESSUS, Coverity, Fortify
  • Hands-on experience with static and dynamic analysis security testing software
  • Experience with cloud computing: AWS, Azure, Kubernetes, Containers, DevSecOps
  • A bachelor’s degree and 7 years of professional work experience (or a master’s degree and 5 years of professional work experience, or a PhD degree, or equivalent experience) is required.