Information Security Engineer

Canada - Remote

Full Time Contract Senior-level / Expert USD 104K - 145K *


Sonatype Nexus helps software development teams use open source so they can innovate faster and automatically control risk.

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Sonatype is the software supply chain management company. We're on a mission to change how the world innovates by making software development easier. From running the world's largest repository of Java open source components (Maven Central) to inventing componentized software development, and then software supply chain management, to creating the only solution that stops malicious open-source malware in its tracks, we're constantly leading the industry while helping thousands of customers manage open source every day.
Already used by 15 million developers, we have lofty goals for our technology to be in the hands of every engineering team. And, we need you to do that. Join us!
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The Information Security Engineer will secure the technical and operational aspects of Information Security for the organization, products and services; this person is essential to ensuring the ongoing protection of Sonatype’s critical role in the software supply chain. The role requires a strong understanding of Cloud security and experience with industry standard secure software development practices in order to contribute to the safe operation of cloud native solutions. This includes monitoring and vulnerability management practices, incident response, reporting, and guide security improvements. As part of the Information Security team, you will be an Information Security stakeholder and collaborate with technical teams and third-party vendors to integrate security controls and compliance proofing into our products, platforms, and processes.

Primary job duties:

  • Perform vulnerability scans and internal penetration testing, review output, provide initial analysis and remediation
  • Perform information security incident response and issue resolution as needed
  • Protect digital assets from unauthorized access, mitigate risks before a data breach occurs and provide security to ensure critical information is thoroughly protected
  • Implement, configure and upgrade security tools and systems
  • Evaluate, integrate and configure security tooling
  • Collaborate with technical teams, product managers and third parties
  • Respond to cyber security alerts from a variety of systems throughout the enterprise.
  • Security event handling including InfoSec tickets, investigate log alerts & other security events via monitoring tools, event to incident conversion, etc.
  • Perform technical risk assessments for software, products & services used anywhere inside Sonatype (OEMs, tools, algorithms, libraries etc.)
  • Identify flaws within the organization's infrastructure and making risk-based recommendations.

We are looking for 3 or more years of experience within the following areas:

  • Cloud, networking or security operations roles
  • Incident management/handling and response methods/escalation
  • Vulnerability management & scanning tools
  • Common security frameworks and protection methods
  • Technical risk assessment methods
  • DevSecOps processes
  • Cloud and infrastructure security

Additional skills of interest to us:

  • Be conversant in web application security, ex: OWASP top 10
  • Be familiar with the principles of security architecture
  • Have experience in Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity planning and execution
  • Have experience with threat modeling frameworks and related industry tools
  • Have performed penetration tests and/or security reviews of infrastructure 
  • Have deployed vulnerability scans, either automated or bespoke.
  • Hold any of the following SANS Certifications: GSEC, GCIH, GCLD, GCID, GMON
  • Hold any (ISC)² Certifications such as: CISSP, CC, SSCP, CCSP, CAP, CSSLP

Things that we are proud of:

  • Fast Company Top 50 Companies for Innovators 2018, 2019, and 2020
  • 2019 Best Places to Work Washington Post and Washingtonian
  • 2019 Wealthfront Top Career Launch Company
  • EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2019
  • Diversity & Inclusion Working Groups
  • Parental Leave Policy
  • Paid Volunteer Time Off (VTO)
At Sonatype, we value diversity and inclusivity. We offer perks such as parental leave, diversity, and inclusion working groups, and flexible working practices to allow our employees to show up as their whole selves. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please do not hesitate to let us know.


* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

Tags: Application security CCSP CISSP Cloud Compliance DevSecOps GCIH GSEC Incident response Java Malware Monitoring Open Source OWASP Pentesting Risk assessment SANS SSCP Vulnerability management Vulnerability scans

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Flex vacation Parental leave Team events

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: Canada
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