Network Security Engineer

San Francisco, CA

Full Time Clearance required
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Four billion people still have no internet access. Astranis is here to change that. We're making small satellites for geostationary orbit, recently signed a contract to triple the satellite internet capacity of Alaska, and raised our Series A...

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Astranis is connecting the four billion people in the world who do not currently have access to the internet. We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost spacecraft to bring the world online.
We are well-funded by some of the best investors in the business and have raised over $350 million to date. We have a world-class team that is passionate about building amazing technology. And we have a fun and collaborative work environment where you will learn a lot and make a huge impact no matter where you are in your career. Just check out our Glassdoor reviews to see what our team has to say about working at Astranis.
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Network Security Engineer
Astranis is looking for an expert in networking and security who will help us ensure all of our networks, from corporate to lab to mission, remain secure and reliable as we expand to support our future fleet of satellites. You will ensure that we not only develop networks that scale with the business, but which employ best practices in encryption, authentication, virtual private networks, and network and device segregation.

Role

  • Planning, engineering and monitoring the security of our corporate, lab/production and mission networks
  • Identifying potential threats to our network and identifying remediation
  • Configuring and implementing intrusion detection
  • Defining policies for the secure configuration of firewalls, virtual private networks, web application firewalls and similar systems on our network
  • Assisting in incident response and forensic information regarding potential intrusion or intrusion attempts on our network

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical or engineering discipline, or equivalent hands-on experience in the field
  • 5+ years of experience in the field
  • Experience with encryption, virtual private networks, firewalls and similar technologies
  • Experience with software development for developing tools to support your activities, infrastructure as code, etc.Able to identify security vulnerabilities and risks
  • Able to perform duties autonomously without much supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Bonus

  • Active US Government security clearance
  • Network engineer certifications such as Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Security, Certified Ethical Hacker or similar.Previous experience with hardened networks, such as mission operations
  • Experience with RF technologies (ground stations, antennas)Experience with one or more frameworks for Network Access Control
U.S. Citizenship, Lawful Permanent Residency, or Refugee/Asylee Status Required(To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the United States, or other protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) Our mission and our products are meant to connect the world and everyone in it, regardless of gender, race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.
Job perks/benefits: Career development Team events
Job region(s): North America
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