Platform Security Engineer

United States, New York City, NY
Job ID: 1558

Job Description

Our client in NYC is looking for a talented engineer to help them secure their cloud-based, end-to-end software development platform. You'll contribute to the company’s overall efforts related to network and application security, compliance, and reporting. Will be a key member of the platform engineering team, driving ongoing security for the firm; liaising regularly with other engineering teams, sales, customer service, project management, and the CISO.

Role responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, monitor and respond to security metrics and events for the protection of internal company systems, networks, and data
  • Contribute to updates of company security related policies and programs
  • Monitor security update lists and recommend appropriate patch procedures aligned with company policy
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Contribute to company security architecture planning
  • Ensure the firm follows industry best practices for information security
  • Configure, run, and analyse scans of company networks, containers, and applications
  • Report on key risk indicators, recommend and take appropriate actions
  • Write detailed responses to client and auditor security inquiries

Technical experience and qualifications required:

  • Strong Linux operating system security & hardening
  • Detailed experience with cloud infrastructure security administration and management, from design phase to implementation, preferably in AWS & Azure
  • Experience designing, building, and implementing DevSecOps workflows
  • Experience with container security and management solutions, in particular Docker
  • Familiarity with penetration testing tools
  • Computer Science related degree, or equivalent experience

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