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Top Industries hiring Security Engineers

  1. Information Tech
  2. Finance/Insurance
  3. eCommerce
  4. Enterprise Software
  5. Security

Top Skills for Security Engineers

  1. C++
  2. C
  3. Java
  4. Python
  5. PHP

Security Engineer Jobs in Seattle

Find Security Engineer Jobs in the Seattle Area

Security Engineers are responsible for implementing and designing the best strategies to protect the internal network of an organization from unauthorized access. They test for vulnerability within a system for adware, phishing, malware and spyware and viruses. These specialists are knowledgeable of networking infrastructures, as well as technologies like Python, Java and Linux. They will create security policies, develop solutions and prevent malicious behavior. Security Engineers will routinely assess an organization's computer systems for any sources of disruption. They have good communication skills and at times may train departments on security matters. These specialists are experienced with application vulnerability tools and automated security patching systems. They're familiar with security information event management platforms and are usually certified.

Living and Working in Seattle

Being home to one of the largest ports for trade in the United States, Seattle has an expanding economy. Its biotech and technology sectors are on the rise, along with professional and business services. Internet companies like Amazon, Classmates.com, PayScale and Zillow are located in the city. Seattle also has a growing video game industry with businesses such as PopCap and Big Fish Games taking up residence here.

Residents of Seattle enjoy its calm vibe. It has tons of things to do and places to visit. Travelers to the area visit popular sights like the Space Needle, Pike Place Market and the Museum of Flight. With Starbucks being founded in this town, sitting back and enjoying a cup of coffee while conversing with friends or reading an e-book is a fun pastime of many in the city.

We don't have enough data for Seattle,
so we've calculated your salary information for the San Francisco Bay Area instead:
Based on real Hired interview data, Security Engineers in Seattle earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Security Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$168,222
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $140,000 to a high of $185,000, with a median salary of $170,000.

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IT Security Engineer
IT Security Engineer
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is a premium wine company that is proud to call Washington State our home. We are a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of some of the finest wines in the wo...
IT Security Engineer
IT Security Engineer
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is a premium wine company that is proud to call Washington State our home. We are a collection of distinctive wine estates and maker of some of the finest wines in the wo...
Sr Security Software Engineer (NTD)
Sr Security Software Engineer (NTD)
Nintendo Technology Development<br><br>The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for it...
Sr Security Software Engineer (NTD)
Sr Security Software Engineer (NTD)
Nintendo Technology Development<br><br>The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for it...
Senior Software Engineer, Product Security Engineer
Senior Software Engineer, Product Security Engineer
How do you feel when you've eliminated an entire class of potential security issues - across an entire Development organization - and ensured through automation that it will stay that way? We'd lov...
Senior Software Engineer, Product Security Engineer
Senior Software Engineer, Product Security Engineer
How do you feel when you've eliminated an entire class of potential security issues - across an entire Development organization - and ensured through automation that it will stay that way? We'd lov...
Senior Security Features Engineer
Senior Security Features Engineer
Do you feel a sense of accomplishment and pride when you've finally had the opportunity to secure your product The Right Way? Do you have a nagging feeling about those organic design shortcomings o...
Senior Security Features Engineer
Senior Security Features Engineer
Do you feel a sense of accomplishment and pride when you've finally had the opportunity to secure your product The Right Way? Do you have a nagging feeling about those organic design shortcomings o...
Information Security Engineer
Information Security Engineer
At Fortive, we believe in you. We believe in your potential - your ability to learn, grow, and contribute in meaningful ways. We believe in the power of great people working together to innovate an...
Information Security Engineer
Information Security Engineer
At Fortive, we believe in you. We believe in your potential - your ability to learn, grow, and contribute in meaningful ways. We believe in the power of great people working together to innovate an...

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Top Industries hiring Security Engineers

  1. Information Tech
  2. Finance/Insurance
  3. eCommerce
  4. Enterprise Software
  5. Security

Top Skills for Security Engineers

  1. C++
  2. C
  3. Java
  4. Python
  5. PHP