Senior Security Software Engineer (100% Remote) in Springfield

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Join Frontdoor as Senior Security Software Engineer (100% Remote) in Springfield, Frontdoor is a company that’s on a mission to make home ownership simple at all refer details to know more about role and responsibility.


Post:  Senior Security Software Engineer (100% Remote)

Work Location:  Springfield, Illinois, United States


Frontdoor is a company that’s obsessed with taking the hassle out of owning a home. With services powered by people and enabled by technology, it is the parent company of four home service plan brands (American Home Shield, HSA, Landmark and OneGuard) and an expanding portfolio of home services. Frontdoor serves more than two million customers across the U.S. through a network of 16,000 pre-qualified contractor firms that employ over 45,000 technicians. The company’s customizable home service plans help customers protect and maintain their homes from costly and unplanned breakdowns of essential home systems and appliances. With more than 45 years of experience, the company responds to over four million service requests annually (or one request every eight seconds). For more details, visit

As a Senior Security Engineer at Frontdoor, you will be responsible for the security of all services offered by Frontdoor and providing security support for teams leveraging those services. The Frontdoor InfoSec team works with service teams to design and build secure solutions, participate, and coordinate cross-organization security initiatives, and solve security challenges at scale.

This individual will participate or lead security due diligence efforts and plan security integration. The role requires partnering with business sponsors Frontdoor Engineering to identify and implement actionable plans to achieve remediation of security threats and diving deep into tactical security aspects of our services.

Successful Security Engineers at Frontdoor are self-starters, able to work autonomously, natural problem solvers, collaborative, and not fazed by adversity or ambiguity. In addition, you should have strong problem-solving skills, excellent communication skills, a deep technical understanding of modern cloud security architectures.


Work with the team to develop a complete security stack that provides endpoint management, vulnerability management, DDoS protection, data protection, and incident management.
Design and implement APIs for other teams to call for various security functions.
Work with engineering teams across Frontdoor to prioritize security issues identified during Security Due Diligence and Application Security Reviews.
Provide expert advice and consultancy to internal customers on risk assessment, incident triage, threat modeling, and security vulnerability mitigation.
Partner with multiple teams across multiple locations with varying priorities to ensure timely delivery and secure solutions.
Lead internal process improvement projects, including the development and implementation of internal security tools.
Provide security guidance documentation and assistance with security metrics delivery and system improvements.


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, or similar field. Candidates with commensurate experience without a formal degree are encouraged to apply.
Five years of application security experience designing, building, or testing web and API-based architectures.
Five or more years of related experience in Information Security, Cybersecurity, Identity and Access Management (IAM), and Information Technology to include accountability for complex tasks and projects.
Five years of experience in Security Engineering, DevOps, or IT Operations roles, strong familiarity with the principles of DevOps and Agile development.
Three years of hands-on experience securing cloud applications and infrastructure (AWS, Azure, and GCP).
Understanding of security vulnerabilities, attacker exploit techniques, and methods for remediation.
Excellent understanding/working knowledge of the public cloud infrastructure and services in AWS (IAM, VPC, KMS, CloudWatch, Systems Manager, S3, RDS, Route53, Lambda, AWS Config, etc.) is a strong plus.
Experience implementing and leveraging logging and monitoring solutions, Splunk or Elastic a plus.

Other/State Specific

Technology & Systems

AWS, GCP, and Azure cloud infrastructures
Docker, Kubernetes, OPA, Styra
Elastic Search, Splunk, OpsGenie
Zscaler, Sailpoint, OKTA

Programming / Scripting

Python, Bash, Shell Script, C++, Java, Golang

Additional Frontdoor Total Rewards Information: We are passionate about empowering our people, and are creating an environment where associates are engaged and excited to be part of taking the hassle out of home ownership. Our approach to benefits is holistic, and includes health, wellbeing and financial components including: insurance for medical/pharmacy, dental, vision, life, and disability, weight loss and smoking cessation programs, matching 401(k) and ability to participate in our employee stock purchase plan. The incoming salary for this role is $130,000 for the minimum level of experience outlined in the requirements for this role; however, the salary we ultimately offer will typically increase commensurate with experience.

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ID 2021-2313

Category Engineering

Type Full Time

Company AHS American Home Shield Corp


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