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Principal Security Engineer at Embodied
Pasadena, CA, US

Join our team's mission to create robots that help people reach their full potential!




Embodied, Inc. ( is a growing team of passionate engineers, therapists, gamers who are  developing products and services that leverage robotics to impact people’s quality of life in meaningful ways. We are creating a new product category from the ground up that values and caters to the full diversity of our consumers. 




From the heart of Old Town, Pasadena in sunny Los Angeles, California, our diverse team is founded and led by experts in robotics, AI/ML, entertainment, and consumer electronics. We are securely funded by Intel, Osage, JAZZ Ventures, Calibrate, Amazon, and other investors.


At Embodied, we support diversity and we are an equal opportunity workplace.  We offer a competitive benefits package that includes compensation, health benefits, employee stock options, 401(k) match, flexible PTO, and flexible schedules. We are a dynamic and diverse team that likes to push the status quo. Our work environment is collaborative, flexible, and very supportive of work-life balance. 



Position Summary




Embodied is looking to add an outstanding individual with extensive experience in securing IoT devices, cloud infrastructure, and handling PII information ensuring data privacy of our users and system security for our robot architecture.  Responsibilities include:




•    Builds a strategic and comprehensive information security program that defines, develops, maintains, and implements software and hardware solutions for IoT device security and secure cloud infrastructure.

•    Responsible for ensuring data strategies are fully compliant with legal privacy requirements.

•    Define threat map, identify mitigation strategy, and take action including hands-on implementation while working alongside third party security vendors.

•    Serves in a leadership role for security compliance for the company.

•    Work collaboratively with: 


o    Roboticists and backend engineers to efficiently implement IoT security infrastructure.

o    Hardware engineers to integrate new sensors and other hardware while maintaining data security and user privacy.




Minimum Qualifications:




•    5+ years experience protecting IoT devices and cloud infrastructure

•    2+ years experience in securing Android OS

•    Knowledge and experience in state and federal information security laws, including but not limited to COPPA, HIPAA, and CCPA regulations. 

•    Knowledge around best practices for securing devices manufactured overseas.

•    Excellent communication skills / teamwork / collaboration

•    A builder who likes finding creative solutions to tough problems




Preferred Qualifications:




•    B.A./B.S. in CS, EE, CE, Robotics, or related field

•    Experience in virtualizing Android OS components and IoT hardware drivers

•    Demonstrated skills in collaboration, teamwork, and problem-solving to achieve goals.

•    Demonstrated skills in verbal communication and listening.

•    Demonstrated skills in providing excellent service to customers.

•    Excellent writing skills.

•    A high level of integrity and trust.

•    Extensive familiarity with health care relevant legislation and standards for the protection of health information and patient security.