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R&D Security Architect



Job Category:  R&D

About CyberArk:

CyberArk is the global leader in privileged access security, a critical layer of IT security to protect data, infrastructure and assets across the enterprise, in the cloud and throughout the DevOps pipeline. CyberArk delivers the industry’s most complete solution to reduce risk created by privileged credentials and secrets. The company is trusted by the world’s leading organizations, including more than 50 percent of the Fortune 100, to protect against external attackers and malicious insiders.

Job Description:

  • Own, manage and lead Threat Modeling and Security Standards workshops
  • Initiate and participate in code reviews, design reviews, etc.
  • Prepare and deliver trainings and security awareness activities to the development teams and to other security architects
  • Make sure everyone in the group are involved in security and have knowledge on the security aspects of the product
  • Set the right security mindset to all the people and stakeholders of their groups
  • Mentor new security architects
  • Contribute to CyberArk’s secure-development guidelines and standards
  • Manage security tools, train and help the developers on using those tools and reports
  • Conduct and train others on white-box security testing
  • Own and manage the hiring of external/internal pen-testing services
  • Become a company security expert in one or more technology domains (i.e. Kernel, Web, SaaS, C++, etc.).
  • Acquire relevant knowledge, be updated, go to security conferences and be involved with the security community


  • Work closely with and follow the professional guidance by the R&D Security Leader.
  • Report to R&D group manager.


  • 6+ years of software development experience
    • 3+ years in software security (security researcher/ security engineer / security architect)
    • Leading experience
    • Experience as a security architect in a development organization – an advantage
  • Vast knowledge and experience in the following:
    • Secure Software Development Life Cycle
    • Secure development and coding practices
    • Security testing and assurance
    • Security architecture and design
    • Severity assessment and Risk management
    • Threat Modeling
    • Security reviews for Code/Design/Architecture and requirements
  • Knowledge in the following:
    • Security standards and practices (OWASP, NIST, SANS, etc.)
    • Hardening procedures
    • Network and Network security
  • Must:
    • Leader, motivator and mentor
    • Think like a hacker
    • Fluent in English and Hebrew (speaking and writing), presentation and crowd-facing skills
    • Experience with Agile development
  • Advantage:
    • Security management certificates (CISSP, CSSLP, CISM, etc.)
    • Have lectured at security conferences (BlackHat, OWASP, etc.)
    • Security testing/research hands-on experience

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