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Cloud Security Engineer

Company: Veracross
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

This is a mid- to senior-level full time individual contributor security engineering role. You will join our small but growing DevOps team, working in a highly collaborative environment primarily with our Information Security and Platform teams, but also lending your skills and expertise to other engineering teams. You'll help move Magnus Veracross to the next level of security and compliance. This role will have shared ownership over technical security projects, tooling, and audit support. This position reports to the Engineering Manager of the DevOps team. As our first dedicated security engineer hire, you'll get to help set the tone and direction of the role.

This role is dynamic and offers opportunities for technical growth. As a member of the Core Engineering group, you will help deploy, monitor, configure, and secure our infrastructure, applications, and databases. We're looking for an experienced person to focus on the infrastructure initiatives that improve our security and compliance, with a drive to protect our clients and our business. The balance of your time will include improving the security of our tooling and applications. All engineering teams follow Agile processes, and you'll participate in those and occasionally lead the process.

Our engineering team is remote-friendly, distributed, and has employees in a variety of states and contractors in several countries. Our headquarters are in Wakefield, MA and Raleigh, NC and proximity to those locations is preferred. However, applicants are encouraged to apply from anywhere in the United States. If you are remote, some limited travel to our offices may occur after the pandemic.

What to Expect

  • Be a full-time member of the DevOps team and participate in their projects, meetings, and ceremonies.
  • Work with engineers, engineering leadership, and others to maintain and improve the security and compliance of our infrastructure, tools, and applications as well as build and advance our information security roadmap.
  • Use Infrastructure as Code to maintain a modern infrastructure.
  • Operate within Agile best practices across several teams.
  • Assist with Information Security and Privacy initiatives, including PCI, HIPAA, SOC2, GDPR, and ISO 27001.
  • Improve processes and documentation related to security, compliance, and infrastructure.
  • Assess internal systems for points of vulnerability and provide subject matter expertise to engineering teams.
  • Be a member of the Incident Response Team.
  • Participate in on-call rotations for infrastructure support.


    You'll be a good fit if you have ---
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Excellent organization and planning skills, both technical and strategic.
    • The ability to perform technical responsibilities remotely.
    • The ability to be flexible and adaptable, both in your duties and schedule.
    • Experience with Agile process management.
    • 5+ years of security experience in cloud environments; experience in a medium-sized SaaS model business a plus.
    • Experience with AWS, Linux, web servers, git, bash or the like; experience with Windows Server and powershell a plus.
    • Experience with HashiCorp Terraform, Cloud Formation, Ansible, Chef, or Puppet.
    • Experience with HashiCorp Consul, Vault, Packer a plus.
    • Experience securing and testing web applications.
    • Experience with relational databases a plus.
    • Experience with containers and CI/CD tools. Experience with ECS and CircleCI a plus.
    • A service- and team-oriented mindset.
    • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field; or equivalent experience.
    • Eligibility to work in the US.

Keywords: Veracross, Raleigh , Cloud Security Engineer, Other , Raleigh, North Carolina

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