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Senior Manager Application Security

San Jose, CA, US

Micron’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life for all.  Join an inclusive team focused on one thing: using our expertise in the relentless pursuit of innovation for customers and partners. The solutions we create help make everything from virtual reality experiences to breakthroughs in neural networks possible. We do it all while committing to integrity, sustainability, and giving back to our communities. Because doing so can spark the very innovation we are pursuing. 


Req. ID: 243903 


Micron Technology’s vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life. Additionally, our dedication to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus allows us to fulfill our mission to be a global leader in memory and storage solutions. This means conducting business with integrity, accountability, and professionalism while supporting our global community.


As a Senior Manager, Application Security, you will be responsible for developing the strategy, maturing and leading the Application Security program at Micron. As a manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of application security functions and supporting business processes to keep Micron workloads secure both on-prem and public clouds. In this role, you will lead a technical team of engineers by bringing together best practices for application security in line with Micron’s risk and business needs.


This position requires working closely with senior leadership globally, tackle issues proactively, identify new opportunities, provide advisory and drive initiatives through to completion. Strong verbal and written communications skills; must be able to effectively communicate technical details and thoughts in non-technical/general terminology to different levels of the organization.


Job Requirements

  • 10+ years of engineering management experience leading productive, high functioning teams, at least 5 years in application security space.
  • A track record of consistent delivery and driving innovation.
  • Ability to adapt quickly, build in increments and iterate.
  • Growth mindset and excellent prioritization skills.
  • Possess application software expertise, requires exposure to application security methodologies and related application security tools.
  • Ability to balance security with SDLC requirements, to provide transparent, secure solutions;
  • Evaluation, selection, onboarding and management of AppSec vendors and consultants.
  • Experience running a security organization in a large enterprise.


Technology, Tools, Platform


Secure coding, Threat modeling, Static analysis, Dynamic analysis, C#, Java, Python, DHTML, XML, SQL, Secure SDLC, OWASP Top 10, Application architectures and frameworks, Docker and Kubernetes, RESTful APIs


Skills (Must have):

  • Ability to collaborate with IT and the other business area teams to specify and architect application security controls;
  • Lead the design, engineering and implementation of application security solutions in a scalable way for a worldwide enterprise.
  • High-Level Knowledge of security concepts in the various security domains which include authentication, authorization, secure coding, data validation, security testing, attacks and countermeasures, cryptography, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize work from multiple sources, including ad-hoc or quick tasks and large-scale project work
  • Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Good understanding of application architectures and frameworks, Docker and Kubernetes, SQL/NoSQL databases, public Clouds – AWS, Azure, GCP.
  • Be able to participate in the financial process for budgets.
  • Ensure that the potential impact of software development changes is well understood, using data to support understanding of upstream and downstream dependencies.




Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in Security/Information Technology. Master's Degree Preferred.


About Us

As the leader in innovative memory solutions, Micron is helping the world make sense of data by delivering technology that is redefining how the world uses information. Through our global brands — Micron, Crucial and Ballistix — we offer the industry’s broadest portfolio. We are the only company manufacturing today’s major memory and storage technologies: DRAM, NAND, NOR and 3D XPoint™ memory.


Micron Benefits

Employee Rewards Program, Healthcare, Paid time off (Combined Sick and Vacation Time), Retirement savings plans, Paid maternity/paternity leave, Employee Assistance Program, Professional development training, Workplace wellness programs, Micron Health Clinic, Fitness Center / Activity rooms, Tuition Reimbursement, Micron Corporate Discounts, Casual Dress attire.


About Micron Technology, Inc.

We are an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions. Through our global brands – Micron® and Crucial® – our broad portfolio of high-performance memory and storage technologies, including DRAM, NAND, 3D XPoint™ memory and NOR, is transforming how the world uses information to enrich life. Backed by more than 40 years of technology leadership, our memory and storage solutions enable disruptive trends, including artificial intelligence, 5G, machine learning and autonomous vehicles, in key market segments like mobile, data center, client, consumer, industrial, graphics, automotive, and networking. Our common stock is traded on the Nasdaq under the MU symbol. To learn more visit


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Micron prohibits the use of child labor and complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and other international and industry labor standards.


Micron does not charge candidates any recruitment fees or unlawfully collect any other payment from candidates as consideration for their employment with Micron.


For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form

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