Staff Security Engineer – Infrastructure and Cloud Security


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Job Description

Staff Security Engineer – Infrastructure and Cloud Security | New Delhi, India  
Your goal – to improve the education process and better the lives of students by keeping their data secure. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Partner with cloud platform engineers on securing cloud design patterns and create prototypes to demonstrate that a proposed solution would work
  • Drive remediation of high-risk, high-impact vulnerabilities across infrastructure and applications
  • Promote DevSecOps principles and implement "security as code" using Terraform and CI/CD pipelines and enforce via policies 
  • Develop and execute security controls, defenses, and countermeasures to intercept and prevent internal or external attacks against cloud infrastructure 
  • Provide thought leadership for cloud security and infrastructure automation, tool optimization, vulnerability management, and strategies for risk reduction 
  • Design, develop, and deploy security automation for application and infrastructure security  
  • Participate in architecture reviews for upcoming projects, representing the security team 

What you’ll bring  

  • 8+ years of relevant work experience 
  • Significant technical experience in cloud computing platforms and automation  
  • Deep understanding of security automation within DevOps and CI/CD processes including vulnerability identification and management 
  • Experience working with container technologies including Docker and Kubernetes 
  • Experience with automated provisioning scripts such as CloudFormation, Terraform or Ansible 
  • Strong knowledge of technology and security topics including network and application security, infrastructure hardening, security baselines, web server, and database security 
  • Comfortable working with existing scripts and code, open-source tools, and APIs to drive improvement and efficiency in scripting languages such as Python, Go, or PowerShell
  • Creative, resourceful, and adaptive problem solving 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to work with people at every level 
  • Ability to work independently and with various other teams across the organization 
  • Ability to connect tactical activities to longer-term outcomes  

Stand Out Qualifications 

  • Experience as an application security engineer as the fields of AppSec and CloudSec continue to merge
  • Experience working in AWS with features such as GuardDuty, Athena, Security Hub, SCPs, CloudTrail, ECS, EC2, SSM, IAM, WAF, and Shield  
  • Experience with Splunk and Gitlab

Why do we exist?

Students are working harder than ever before to stabilize their future. Our recent research study called State of the Student shows that nearly 3 out of 4 students are working to support themselves through college and 1 in 3 students feel pressure to spend more than they can afford. We founded our business on provided affordable textbook rental options to address these issues. Since then, we’ve expanded our offerings to supplement many facets of higher educational learning through Chegg Study, Chegg Math, Chegg Writing, Chegg Internships, Thinkful Online Learning, and more to support students beyond their college experience. These offerings lower financial concerns for students by modernizing their learning experience. We exist so students everywhere have a smarter, faster, more affordable way to student.

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Tags: Ansible APIs Application security Automation AWS CI/CD Cloud DevOps DevSecOps Docker EC2 GitLab IAM Kubernetes PowerShell Python Scripting Splunk Terraform Vulnerabilities Vulnerability management

Perks/benefits: Career development

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India

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