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Governance Product Security Engineer

San José, Provincia de San José, Costa Rica Job ID JR0251720 Job Category Platform Hardware and Systems Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced

Job Description

  • You will work with developers to determine the best ways of integrating security assurance practices into their development workflows.

  • You will have the opportunity to contribute and innovate in emerging areas requiring security assurance.

  • You will work with stakeholders in Intel Product Assurance and Security (IPAS) to ensure the appropriate security assurance requirements are established in our security polices, enforced, and communicated in our security practices.

  • You will be responsible to provide support to the Governance team by providing insights on the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) quality of execution, Product Security Expert (PSE) knowledge sharing and clear security assurance practices.

  • You will collaborate with engineers, consultants, and leadership to address security risks and provide mitigation recommendations within the SDL.

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to work effectively in situations involving ambiguity or lack of information.

  • Ability to independently set and achieve objectives working with others across teams and organizations.

  • Self-motivated individual capable of setting goals that are in-line with the larger organization.

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

  • Excellent documentation skills.

  • Experience mentoring others and desire to engage technically.

  • Experience technically influencing and consulting on projects with management of competing goals.


Minimum qualifications are required to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/MS Electrical Engineering, BS/MS Computer Engineering, BS/MS Computer Architecture, BS/MS Computer Science, or equivalent degree

  • 7+ years of experience working within product development with 4+ years of demonstrable product security experience and 5+ years of experience in the following:

  • Ability to comprehend the implications of security trade-offs in the face of threats, attacks and/or vulnerabilities

  • Cloud deployment experience, cloud services and support. 

  • Expertise with the SDL in specific areas of threat modeling, security validation strategy and planning, architecture reviews, design reviews and implementation reviews.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background as a cloud security architect, security validator or security researcher is preferred.

  • Support as needed in threat modelling and preparation for review at the Security Architects Forum (SAFE) and the disposition of architectural issues identified

  • Has thorough understanding of security assurance dependencies and best practices relative to third-party (open source or 3PIP). Understands what resources are available and capabilities that can be tapped to assist teams in closing implementation issues. Understands what the appropriate security tools are for their domain and has functional understanding of how and when to use (static and dynamic analysis tools, fuzzing tools, register tools, etc.).

  • Supports, as necessary, the disposition of security issues or vulnerabilities identified.

Inside this Business Group

Enable amazing computing experiences with Intel Software continues to shape the way people think about computing – across CPU, GPU, and FPGA architectures. Get your hands on new technology and collaborate with some of the smartest people in the business. Our developers and software engineers work in all software layers, across multiple operating systems and platforms to enable cutting-edge solutions. Ready to solve some of the most complex software challenges? Explore an impactful and innovative career in Software.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here.

Working Model

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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