Security Engineer, Security Operations

US Remote

Cruise LLC

Cruise is the leading autonomous vehicle company driven to improve life in our cities by safely connecting people with places, things & experiences they love

View company page

We're Cruise, a self-driving service designed for the cities we love.

We’re building the world’s most advanced self-driving vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving vehicles will help save lives, reshape cities, give back time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.

In our cars, you’re free to be yourself. It’s the same here at Cruise. We’re creating a culture that values the experiences and contributions of all of the unique individuals who collectively make up Cruise, so that every employee can do their best work. 

Cruise is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, both in our workplace and in our products. If you are looking to play a part in making a positive impact in the world by advancing the revolutionary work of self-driving cars, come join us. Even if you might not meet every requirement, we strongly encourage you to apply. You might just be the right candidate for us.

Security Engineer, Security Operations

The company employees have the opportunity to grow and develop while learning from leaders at the forefront of their fields. With a culture of internal mobility, there's an opportunity to thrive in a variety of disciplines. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed.  Our team interfaces with a broad cross section of the company and strives to be a partner throughout the organization, enabling secure implementation for the platforms we build, configure, or deploy.  As a member of the Security Operations team, you will play a critical role in protecting Cruise’s data and systems from cyberattacks. You will work closely with several of Security’s closest stakeholders to design, build and implement security solutions that address some of Cruise’s most pressing security needs.


Some of the specific initiatives you’ll be supporting include:

  • Identifying and securing sensitive data from unauthorized access across Cruise’s SaaS services

  • Enforcing access control across Cruise’s contingent worker user base

  • Securing Cruise’s use of service accounts

  • Rolling out state of the art foundational security capabilities like enterprise password management and secure third party data transfer 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Joining a team of engineers dedicated to keeping the company secure through the ownership and operation of several security critical services, like data loss prevention and endpoint detection and response

  • Working closely with stakeholders to secure Cruise’s use of service accounts across their entire lifecycle

  • Working closely with IT to prevent bypass of security controls and embedding security into the contingent worker onboarding process

  • Stewarding a portfolio of foundational security controls and services, including Duo MFA, Google Workspace, Cisco ISE and enterprise password management and others.

  • Analyzing and improving the security and stability of business applications and in-house systems

  • Creating delightful user experiences and interactions with security

What you must have:

  • Experience with one or more modern programming languages (Go, Python, etc), and the ability to pass a coding interview

  • Familiarity with IAM tooling and strategies

  • Familiarity with endpoint security tooling and strategies

  • Experience with Azure, AWS, and/or GCP

  • Experience driving high-visibility, high-impact security projects to completion

  • Action oriented, analytical, troubleshooter, problem solver, motivator

  • First principles and a data-driven approach to making incremental changes

Bonus Points!

  • Contributions to community projects (open source, public research, blogging,
    presentations, etc)

  • Experience driving data loss prevention and identity access management controls

  • Infectious enthusiasm for automation, building scalable services, and enabling engineering through security

  • Experience with email security, access control management, logging, and PKI

  • Passionate about self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world


The salary range for this position is $110,200 - $161,900. Compensation will vary depending on location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. You may also be offered a bonus, restricted stock units, and benefits. These ranges are subject to change.


Why Cruise?

  • Our benefits are here to support the whole you:

    • Competitive salary and benefits 
    • 401(k) Cruise matching program 
    • Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
    • Subsidized mental health benefits
    • Flexible vacation and company paid holidays
    • Healthy meals and snacks available for non-remote employees
    • Paid parental, jury duty, bereavement, family care, and medical leave
    • Fertility Benefits
    • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
    • Flexible Spending Account 
    • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit Plan for non-remote employees
    • CruiseFlex, a working policy for US-Based Cruisers, lets you and your manager find the working style that’s best for you, whether it’s primarily in-person, primarily at home, or a combination of home and in-office time. - learn more about CruiseFlex here
  • We’re Integrated

    • Through our partnerships with General Motors and Honda, we are the only self-driving company with fully integrated manufacturing at scale.

  • We’re Funded

    • GM, Honda, Microsoft, T. Rowe Price, and Walmart have invested billions in Cruise. Their backing for our technology demonstrates their confidence in our progress, team, and vision and makes us one of the leading autonomous vehicle organizations in the industry. Our deep resources greatly accelerate our operating speed.
  • We’re Independent

    • We have our own governance, board of directors, equity, and investors. Our independence allows us to not just work on the edge of technology, but also define it.
  • We’re Vested

    • You won’t just own your work here, you’ll have the potential to own equity in Cruise, too. We are competing in a market that is projected to grow exponentially, which gives our company valuation room to grow. We offer a new kind of equity program called Recurring Liquidity Opportunity (RLO), which combines IPO-like liquidity with the stability of remaining private - learn more about RLO here
  • We’re Safety Conscious

    • We integrate #staysafe, our top priority at Cruise, into our everyday work. Through our Safety Management System, every Cruiser is asked to do their part by reporting any potential issues or hazards they observe and making continuous improvements. You’ll be able to contribute to safety at Cruise, no matter your job function or title.

Cruise LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where contributions are valued and celebrated, and our employees thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do the best work of their lives. We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities, across race, color, caste, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, or disability. Applicants will not be discriminated against based on these or other protected categories or social identities. Cruise will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with applicable laws.

Cruise is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please let our recruiting team know or email

We proactively work to design hiring processes that promote equity and inclusion while mitigating bias. To help us track the effectiveness and inclusivity of our recruiting efforts, please consider answering the following demographic questions. Answering these questions is entirely voluntary. Your answers to these questions will not be shared with the hiring decision makers and will not impact the hiring decision in any way. Instead, Cruise will use this information not only to comply with any government reporting obligations but also to track our progress toward meeting our diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging objectives.

Candidates applying for roles that operate and remotely operate the AV: Licensed to drive a motor vehicle in the U.S. for the three years immediately preceding your application, currently holding an active in-state regular driver’s license or equivalent, and no more than one point on driving record. A successful completion of a background check, drug screen and DMV Motor Vehicle Record check is also required.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Cruise does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, Cruise does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners. 

Apply now Apply later
  • Share this job via
  • or

Tags: Automation AWS Azure Driver’s license Endpoint security GCP Governance IAM Open Source PKI Python SaaS

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Equity Fertility benefits Flex hours Flexible spending account Flex vacation Health care Medical leave Parental leave Salary bonus Snacks / Drinks

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
Job stats:  26  6  0

More jobs like this

Explore more InfoSec / Cybersecurity career opportunities

Find even more open roles in Ethical Hacking, Pen Testing, Security Engineering, Threat Research, Vulnerability Management, Cryptography, Digital Forensics and Cyber Security in general - ordered by popularity of job title or skills, toolset and products used - below.