Security Engineer

Security Engineer

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / Toronto, Ontario, Canada  - Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely 

Job Description

Our client is a Canadian mobile-focused eCommerce, travel, and FinTech scale-up that, just 4 years since its inception, has services handling 3000 requests/second, ingests 1TB of day each day and is poised to process their first $1 Billion in transactions.

To what do they owe their success? Using data-driven decision making to take calculated risks, creating the most value for users, and by giving the team the autonomy and support they need to perform and grow.

Now, as they grow, they’re looking for a Security Engineer to lead the evolution of their security practice as part of their infrastructure team.

As a member of our team you will
- Work with cutting edge infrastructure tools like Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Helm, Datadog, and Istio
- Proactively identify and reduce security risks
- Help engineers develop secure systems by advising on secure patterns and practices
- Introduce new controls into our infrastructure that enhance our defence in depth
- Implement DevSecOps practices like automated container scanning to detect potential vulnerabilities
- Work with external auditors and penetration testers to discover and mitigate vulnerabilities
- Find and remove outdated and vulnerable code and code libraries
- Create and manage our public bug bounty program

The Stack
- Amazon Web Services
- Kubernetes (Elastic Kubernetes Service)
- Infrastructure as Code in Terraform and Helm
- Datadog and Opsgenie for logging, monitoring, and alerting
- Tens of containerized microservices running our application code, written in Python and/or JS

Must Have Skills:

- You have experience and comfort with POSIX-based operating systems
- You understand how networked services in AWS work: VPC, IP, TCP, DNS, HTTP, IAM, etc.
- You learn quickly, regardless of the languages and technologies used
- You have strong threat modeling skills to enable you to understand systems and what can go wrong
- You have experience working in a high security and/or highly regulated industry
- You are a strong communicator
- You have experience collaborating with other security/devops engineers and developers to deliver a complex project
- You are looking forward to working in a fast-paced startup environment


Starting: ASAP

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