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Shutterstock // photo marketplace for creative professionals
New York, New York    Posted: Thursday, August 08, 2019
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The Opportunity:

Shutterstock is seeking a seasoned Penetration Tester to join our newly formed Product & Application Security team.The ideal candidate will focus on validating that our services, applications & websites are designed & implemented to the highest security standards to protect our company & our customers. This role will work closely with Shutterstocks Product, Engineering/DevOps, & QA teams to educate, inform & enforce security throughout the product & application lifecycle. This role will also partner with Infrastructure & the Cybersecurity Operations team to deliver functional & non-functional security requirements, including secure cloud services that strike a balance of product usability.

Responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to, the following activities:

  • Review & advise on the security design of new products & applications
  • Identify gaps in existing security architecture & recommend improvements
  • Identify & monitor appropriate security checkpoints in the systems development life cycle.
  • Implement application security activities as part of the CI/CD pipeline
  • Perform code review, penetration testing & vulnerability research
  • Analyze the security of native sites, mobile sites/app, APIs & desktop; where issues are discovered, work cross-functionally to prioritize resolution/mitigation
  • Point out common areas in web & mobile applications where developers need to be particularly conscious of security risks; Provide guidance for how to address each risk on common web stacks
  • Assist with managing & monitoring Layer 3, 4 & 7 DDoS protection & management; layer 7 WAF management, bot mitigation & fraud prevention,
  • Help facilitate the bug bounty program for Shutterstock
  • Serve as a technical reference for developers & engineers
  • Understand emerging threats facing Shutterstock

Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience within information security & information technology
  • Strong understanding of Software Security Architecture & Design, SDLC, CI/CD, & the ability to clearly articulate best practices for application security.
  • Proficient in standard security assessment & testing tools (code & application scanners)
  • Knowledge of common application security issues & remediation techniques (OWASP TOP 10)
  • Required industry security certification (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA, CCSP, etc.).
  • Experience in working with cloud infrastructures, AWS preferred
  • Strong organizational & project management skills
  • Ability to develop effective partnerships with peer organizations
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills, resourceful, responsive with strong follow through.


  • This is an individual contributor role & will report to the Sr. Manager of Product & Application Security (part of the CISO organization)

About Shutterstock:

Shutterstock (NYSE: SSTK), directly & through its group subsidiaries, is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographs, vectors, illustrations, videos and music to businesses, marketing agencies & media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week & has millions of images & video clips available.

Headquartered in New York City, Shutterstock has offices around the world & customers in more than 150 countries. The company also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media agency; Shutterstock Custom, a custom content creation platform, Offset, a high-end image collection; PremiumBeat a curated royalty-free music library; Rex Features, a premier source of editorial images for the world's media.

For more information, please visit & follow Shutterstock on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

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