Staff Security Engineer - Kubernetes


Full Time

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We seek a highly skilled and experienced Staff Security Engineer specializing in Cloud Security with expertise in implementing Kubernetes. As a critical member of our security team, you will play a crucial role in enhancing our overall security posture, ensuring compliance with industry standards, and contributing to the seamless integration of security into our cloud environment.

What will you do?

  • Network Policies Implementation:
  • Design, implement, and manage network policies within Kubernetes to enhance security controls.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure network policies align with overall security strategies.
  • Cloud Security Expertise:
  • Possess in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, GCP, or Azure.
  • Implement and optimize security controls specific to each cloud provider.
  • Security Testing:
  • Drive the implementation of Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) within the cloud environment.
  • Conduct regular security assessments to identify vulnerabilities and provide actionable recommendations.
  • MTLS Implementation:
  • Spearheaded the implementation of Mutual Transport Layer Security (MTLS) to strengthen communication security.
  • Collaborate with development and operations teams to ensure smooth integration.
  • CIS Benchmarking:
  • Implement and enforce CIS benchmark standards for Kubernetes and cloud environments.
  • Perform regular audits to validate compliance and address any deviations.
  • Shift Left Security:
  • Advocate for and implement Shift Left Security practices to integrate security throughout the entire software development lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with developers to embed security into the CI/CD pipeline.
  • Static Application Security Testing (SAST):
  • Drive the implementation of SAST tools to identify and address security vulnerabilities in the source code.
  • Guide development teams on secure coding practices.
  • Enterprise Readiness:
  • Work closely with stakeholders to enhance security measures that align with enterprise goals.
  • Contribute to initiatives to achieve higher Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) through improved security practices.
  • Execution and Improvement:
  • Take a hands-on approach to executing security initiatives, ensuring timely and effective implementation.
  • Continuously evaluate and improve security processes and procedures to adapt to evolving threats.

What makes you a great match for us? 😍

  • Strong expertise in cloud security, focusing on AWS, GCP, or Azure.
  • Proven experience in implementing and managing Kubernetes within a cloud environment.
  • Familiarity with network policies, MTLS, CIS benchmarks, and security testing methodologies.
  • Experience with Shift Left Security and a proactive approach to integrating security into development processes.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to enterprise-level security strategies.

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