Senior Security Engineer

Remote, United States

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Starburst Data, Inc.

Make better decisions with fast access to all your data; without the complexity of data movement and copies.
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About Starburst
We’re on a mission to free our customers to see the invisible and achieve the impossible. We unlock the value of distributed data by making it fast and easy to access, no matter where it lives. With Starburst, teams can lower the total cost of their infrastructure and analytics investments, prevent vendor lock-in, and use the existing tools that work for their business. Today more than 150 leading organizations trust us to make better decisions faster.
Though Starburst has achieved a unicorn status and raised $164M in venture funding from top investors, we were founded in a rather unusual way with customers and revenue from the very beginning!  We operate globally in 10 countries and are proud to be named a Best Place to Work. Come join our team of All-Stars! 
About Starburst Galaxy
Our latest product, Starburst Galaxy, provides all the benefits of the best-in-class MPP SQL engine, Trino, on an easy to use, fully-managed and enterprise-ready SaaS platform designed by the open source project's original creators and experts. Having announced General Availability during this year’s AWS re:invent conference, we’re now aggressively hiring to meet the demand and feature requests we’re getting from our customers.
About the role
As a senior security engineer on the Starburst Security Engineering team, you’ll work with Starburst IT and Engineering to design and secure cloud and data environments to meet our customers’ security needs for our growing SaaS data mesh product, to mature corporate security controls that protect our employees, and to support the general security of our software and service products. Daily tasks will include designing and building security controls, operating security tooling, and collaborating with various stakeholders to ensure the security of our products and services. 


  • Design, prototype, and build security controls for our core multi-cloud infrastructure
  • Improve security detection capabilities across all areas of our environment
  • Harden Starburst’s environment against current and evolving threats
  • Build and implement security solutions across the product lifecycle, including Secure SDLC and product development
  • Assist in execution of third party security testing, such as audits, penetration tests, and bug bounty programs
  • Respond to and remediate relevant security related incidents

Some things we will look for:

  • A passion and curiosity for security and engineering challenges
  • Willingness to tackle tough problems
  • Demonstrated experience with securing cloud environments
  • Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly to respond to evolving challenges
  • Demonstrated ownership and grit, core values we take seriously at Starburst
At Starburst, we’re constantly striving towards building a place where people come first by creating an environment of transparency, honesty, and respect. We take care of our global workforce by making sure employees enjoy competitive salaries and attractive stock grants, remote-friendly work options, access to quality and affordable insurance, and flexible and generous paid time off to start a family, travel, or just relax! 

Headquartered in Boston MA with offices in Warsaw and London and employees across Europe and the Americas, we are committed to hiring where the talent is.  
Starburst provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Job region(s): Remote/Anywhere North America
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