Cloud Security Engineer

Mountain View, California

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Dubbed an "open-source unicorn" by Forbes, Confluent is the fastest-growing enterprise subscription company our investors have ever seen. And how are we growing so fast? By pioneering a new technology category with an event streaming platform, which enables companies to leverage their data as a continually updating stream of events, not as static snapshots. This innovation has led Coatue Management, Altimeter Capital and Franklin Templeton to join earlier investors Sequoia Capital, Benchmark, and Index Ventures in the recent Series E financing of a combined $250 million at a $4.5B valuation. Our product has been adopted by Fortune 100 customers across all industries, and we’re being led by the best in the space—our founders were the original creators of Apache Kafka®. We’re looking for talented and amazing team players who want to accelerate our growth, while doing some of the best work of their careers. Join us as we build the next transformative technology platform!
We are looking for an experienced platform engineer to work on high impact security aspects of the Confluent Cloud. Key challenges and opportunities here include collaborating with multiple engineering teams, designing and implementing mission critical features, and an opportunity to show thought leadership in a new space!

About the role:

  • Architect, implement, and maintain cloud infrastructure security 
  • Serve as primary point of contact in one or more platform security areas
  • Collaborate with various Confluent Engineering groups to provide strong technical guidance and leadership related to infrastructure security

Who You Are:

  • Smart, humble, and empathetic
  • Have a strong sense of teamwork and put team’s and company’s interests first
  • Driven and excited about challenges of a fast-paced, innovative software startup environment

What We Are Looking For:

  • 7+ Years combined experience Software Engineering, Application Security & Tooling, Dev Ops
  • 3+ Experience working with AWS, Azure, GCP security related services and other cloud agnostic security tools 
  • Experience Reviewing and Implementing System Security Architecture
  • Experience leading Vulnerability Management, Secure Software Processes  
  • Strong fundamentals in distributed systems design and development
  • Experience securing and operating large-scale systems
  • Proficiency in Java, Go or Python 
  • Proficiency in Docker or Kubernetes 
  • Experience in Network Security and Cloud Security
  • Experience working with Infosec or Compliance teams related teams
  • Experience working with static and dynamic scanning tools is a plus  
  • Experience with FedRamp is a plus
Come As You Are
At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact.
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Job tags: Architecture AWS Azure Docker FedRAMP Go Java Network security Python Vulnerability management