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Honeywell Senior Advanced Security Researcher in Atlanta, Georgia

Innovate to solve the world's most important challenges

Are you a cyber professional who desires to make a difference in the everyday security of people? Someone who wants to drive real improvements into real products in an environment that with strong organizational support for product security?

Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company with global sales surpassing $40B and has been one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies for over a decade. Through innovation the company brings together the physical and digital world to tackle some of the toughest societal and business problems – making the world a more productive, safe and sustainable place. The business is organized into five primary groups: Aerospace; Building Technologies; Performance Materials and Technologies; Safety and Productivity Solutions; and the Connected Enterprise.

Honeywell Building Technologies (HBT) is a global leader for products and technologies that are installed in more than 10 million buildings worldwide. These offerings support building owners and occupants to ensure their facilities are safe, comfortable, and sustainable. Honeywell is a pioneer in the Internet of Things, developing the next generation of connected offerings. The Senior Advanced Security Researcher reports to the Global Product Security Tools and Technology Leader and will be responsible to provide drive selection, automation, correlation, and process improvements within our Security Assurance Team; and to provide mentoring and guidance to other team members.

As a key member of our growing product security team, you'll leverage your proven experience and...

  • Drive product security process activities including pen testing tool selection, automation, and correlation for all software and firmware development in HBT

  • Lead efforts with the security assurance teams to ensure they are getting effective, affordable, and efficient methods to perform penetration testing

  • Provide product security related coaching/mentoring and security expertise for all software and firmware development teams in HBT

  • Lead proof of concept exploit efforts against select products and platforms

  • Participate in select, high profile penetration testing projects with executive report outs

  • Lead and coordinate cross-functional activities for testing automation


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience

  • 4 years of cyber security engineering experience

  • 1 year of professional penetration testing or equivalent


  • Passion for making penetration testing better, more repeatable, and integrated with developers

  • Familiarity with most of the following tools with subject matter expertise in at least one:

  • Jenkins

  • Ansible

  • Vulnerability Correlation

  • Nmap / Nessus / Nexpose

  • AppSpider / WebInspect

  • Burp Suite Pro

  • Software Defined Radios

  • Kali Linux

  • Mobile App test suites

  • JIRA

  • SD Elements

  • Python

  • Java

  • C / C++ / C# / Objective C


  • DevSecOps

  • Additional penetration testing experience, especially if focused in the device space

  • Strong knowledge of python-based development

  • Experience designing and deploying global technology services

  • Deep understanding of tool automation and integration

  • Strong knowledge of secure software development lifecycle and practices such as threat modeling, security reviews, penetration tests, and security incident response

  • Understanding of security by design principles and architecture level security concepts

Additional Information

  • Category:Engineering

  • Location:715 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30308 USA

  • Exempt

  • The Future is What We Make It

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.