Security Engineer, Apple Pay

    • Cupertino, CA


Posted: Dec 15, 2018

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number: 200005235

Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Join our Apple Pay Security Engineering team and be creative while delivering the safest and best user-experience! If you're passionate about payment systems, digital security and software development we may have the job for you.

Key Qualifications

  • Strong experience with payment protocols, mobile payments
  • Deep understanding of various cryptographic algorithms (RSA, DES, AES, SHA-1, etc.)
  • Familiar with protocols for secure communications such as EMV and Global Platform
  • Proven track record of delivering high quality, volume shipping products
  • Proven experience with developing embedded system environments
  • Strong software design aesthetic and quality implementation
  • Superior problem solving and debugging skills
  • Able to thrive in a reciprocal environment and clearly communicate across many teams
  • Passionate about details that are relevant to our customers


As an engineer on this team, you will participate in in-depth reviews of the architecture, design, implementation and maintenance of Apple's revolutionary mobile payment solution. You will be involved in multi-functional efforts for the purpose of maintaining and elevating the security of the Pay solution. We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced mobile payments security engineer that has exposure to threat modeling, security analysis and hands-on negative testing of hardware and software products. This also includes documenting where necessary and ensuring security coverage via pentesting, negative unitary test coverage or security code reviews of the developed solutions.

Education & Experience

Masters Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience required

Additional Requirements

  • Experience working with Trusted Service Manager, servers, and backend payment networks.
  • Experience crafting security solutions and designing quality modular software.
  • Experience with Java build/testing automation on-card as well as off-card.
  • Experience with evaluation processes of security, functional and assurance requirements.
  • Experience with object oriented languages, such as C++/Java
  • Experience with developing JavaCard applets for JavaCard OS or related software development experience for security products.

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