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Company Name:
Gearbox Software
Location:
Plano, Texas
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Programming/Engineering
Position type:
Full Time
Platform
PC / Windows, Playstation 4, Xbox One
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Security Engineer

The Security Engineer will be part of a Security/Integrity team at Gearbox, responsible for protecting the integrity of Gearbox games from hacks, cheats, and fraud. The Security Engineer must work actively to detect and react to exploits of our games as they arise, as well as anticipate potential exploits in our complex software ecosystems before they can happen. The Security Engineer must work closely with the Dev, QA, and Community teams in an advisory role, so communication skills are essential. The person who fills this role will be tasked with making Gearbox games stronger and safer from attacks, while maintaining an enjoyable gaming experience for the customer.

 

We are looking for the following skills:

 

  • Must have prior experience securing a commercial software product from hacking/cheating
  • Must have deep familiarity with common cheating techniques in online games, as well as with tactics for countering them
  • Must have deep familiarity with common cheating techniques in online games, as well as with tactics for countering them, including but not limited to:
    • Aimbots
    • Wallhacks
    • Speedhacks
    • Trainers
    • Code Injection
    • Must have deep familiarity with techniques for online attacks and how to deal with them, including, but not limited to:
      • DOS/DDOS
      • Man in the middle attacks
      • SQL injection
      • Replay attacks
      • Cross-site scripting
      • Must have deep familiarity with industry techniques for software encryption, digital rights management (DRM), and online authentication, for example:
        • AES
        • RSA
        • OAuth 2.0
        • Must be familiar with online payment systems and their weaknesses
        • Must be able to monitor and stay current with online trends in game exploitation
        • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
        • Computer Science education a plus

 

 

 

Please send resume/portfolio to gamejobs@gearboxsoftware.com.  Please include job title in the subject line of your email.