System Security Engineer

We’re looking for a systems Security Engineer who combines software and systems engineering to help build secure large-scale, scalable, massively distributed, fault-tolerant systems for the Crypto marketplace.  

Reporting directly to the VP of infrastructure, Operations and CISO, the System Security Engineer makes sure that WON’s services, both internal and externally-visible systems are secure by protecting system boundaries, keeping computer systems and network devices hardening against attacks and securing highly sensitive data.  

Responsibilities
  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
  • Identify and define system security requirements
  • Design computer security architecture and develop detailed cyber-security designs
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

Qualifications
Minimum qualifications:
  • Proven work experience as a system security engineer or information security engineer
  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems
  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security
  • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field

Preferred qualifications:
  • Interest in securing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale Crypto distributed systems.
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
  • Prior experience with Chaos engineering

Benefits
  • Competitive Salary
  • Awesome bonus
  • 20 days annual leave
  • 8 days personal leave
  • 100% medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) and FSA
  • Free shuttles between Caltrain Menlo Park and office
  • Gym on site, accessible 24/7
  • Located on corner of Marsh Road and 101, by the Dumbarton Bridge exit.
  • Loads more!

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