Contract Length: 18 months

Work Location: Work From Home (must be local before onsite operations resume)

Onsite Operations: Estimated to resume in October 2021

We are looking for an experienced Security Software Engineer to join our client's team.  In this role, you will support a game studio as part of the Security team working on securing the software supply chain. If you are eager to strengthen your capabilities in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, this is the job for you!


  • Audit and access software asset inventory and usage
  • Review and implement security controls based on penetration testing and vulnerability analysis
  • Formulate and update software security assessments and questionnaires
  • Build and automate software asset management technical procedures
  • Security patching and software updates and reporting where needed

Keywords provides a competitive compensation package, good benefits and a casual, fun, productive and supportive working environment. We empower people to perform to the best of their ability with our “can do” attitude. We appreciate and embrace flexibility and learn at every opportunity to grow ourselves through experience, training and tackling new challenges. This is what makes us Keywordians.

Home Internet Requirements:

During WFH or if remote, the following is required for this type of position:

  • Internet speed of at least 500 Mbps or 1 Gbps, wired connection preferred, to ensure work is not impacted by connectivity/latency issues
  • Internet data is at a high or unlimited cap
  • Make sure to run and repeat speed tests throughout the day, as it can fluctuate during peak hours
    • Candidates must provide a screenshot of their speed test result
  • If candidate does not currently meet the network requirement:
    • Candidate is committing to meeting the network requirement by their start date if an offer is received and mutually accepted
  • Internet upgrade reimbursement eligibility criteria and guidelines are available for reference


  • 5+ years of experience in security
  • Knowledge of risk assessment methodologies such as FAIR, OCTAVE, NIST RMF
  • Experience in penetration testing and vulnerability analysis
  • Knowledge of common application architectures
  • Understanding of open source and software supply chain with security considerations
  • Familiarity with software security assessments and questionnaires
  • Scripting experience required such as PowerShell
  • Blackbox Application Security testing
  • IT Security Certification such as CISSP or GIAC GSEC required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; detail-oriented, problem solver with strong initiative


  • Knowledge of software asset management desired


At KeyWords we provide all our contingent workforce with:

  • Paid Time Off (including sick days and holidays)
  • 401k (3% matching)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
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