Principal Security Engineer

| Austin
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SpyCloud is searching for a Principal Security Engineer to join our growing Engineering team.

SpyCloud is a pioneer in breach discovery. We strive to help businesses of all sizes mitigate data breaches by proactively alerting when employee or company assets have been compromised. We accomplish this through our early-warning breach detection service powered by a world-class team of intelligence analysts.

Who You Are

You are an experienced security professional who enjoys taking on challenges. You are looking for an opportunity in a startup where you can grow with the company, both as an individual contributor and a leader. You are energized by the opportunity to take full ownership and mature security operations. You think automation is awesome and you like to understand risk from a technical perspective. You attend and participate in security conferences because you are always learning. You are self-motivated, a great communicator and are able to context switch as needs of the business require.

What you will be working on

  • Evangelizing and implementing security measures across the organizationProtecting the house
  • Regular code & process reviews with internal and external team members
  • Triaging security issues from our Bug Bounty or Vulnerability Management program, and help to manage the remediation process
  • Automating reporting on a variety of arbitrary security metrics
  • Building and maintaining tools for yourself and others
  • Collecting indicators of compromise from public and private feeds for the purpose of threat monitoring and mitigation
  • Threat hunting with the tools and systems that you maintain
  • Taking the technical point lead on any incidents or investigations
  • Overseeing department and individual projects from start to finish
  • Assisting legal and compliance teams with audit work

Requirements

  • BS or MS in Computer Forensics, Science or Engineering, Information Systems or other relevant security fields, or comparable experience.
  • 10+ years of experience securing and managing systems
  •  Familiarity with building a SIEM or implementing similar solutions for identifying anomalies in aggregated log data
  • Familiarity with security and vulnerability management standards (OWASP, CVE, ATT&CK, CVSS, NIST, DREAD, etc)
  • Understanding of access control within cloud environments (IAM, security groups, etc)
  • Some Programming experience (Python, Go)
  • Familiarity with technologies that we use (Terraform, Docker, Ansible, Serverless Architecture, AWS)
  • Understanding of networking and protocols and how to find threats within them
  • Knowledge of Linux security controls
  • Understanding of threats that impact Linux, Windows, and OS X environments
  • Understanding of DevOps methodologies and you have ideas on improving common and uncommon issues within the Software Development Life Cycle
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C#Languages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RustLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • Pyramid Web FrameworkFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • ElasticsearchDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • HubSpotCRM

Location

There are few places more Austin than South Congress Avenue. Our HQ is walking distance from local restaurants, shopping & close to downtown.

An Insider's view of SpyCloud

What’s the vibe like in the office?

It's been a joy getting to work with passionate, intelligent and creative coworkers, who also value a great sense of humor. The convenient location on S 1st, free lunches and unlimited supply of La Croix definitely adds to the awesomeness!

Melanie

Executive Assistant

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

There are no silos at SpyCloud. Everyone is aligned, focused on: build a great company; deliver value to customers. It emanates from shared cultural values among everyone. That makes collaboration among teams easy. Everyone rolls up their sleeves, works together regardless of team, and gets things done. We deliver results, as a team.

Ted N.

Business Development Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

Technical challenges are plenty at SpyCloud but the key to success is working as a high functioning and cohesive team. We strive to improve together and this starts with each of us. Being driven, curious, flexible, and humble are all qualities for success at SpyCloud. Any challenge can be tackled with the right team supporting you!

Ronak

Vice President of Engineering

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our teams are highly collaborative, while respecting individuals’ personal space and the need to hunker down to get stuff done. We enjoy working in our open space, coming and going as we need to get work done when we're most productive. That flexibility gives us ample time to collaborate with coworkers while still allowing quality time with family.

Chris

Chief Strategy Officer

What are SpyCloud Perks + Benefits

SpyCloud Benefits Overview

We believe that healthy, happy employees are the most creative and productive, so if you come to work with us, expect some great perks!

Culture
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
SpyCloud is proud to offer a 401(k) with choices including managed portfolios or index funds.
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Your best inspiration may not come between 8am & 5pm (our core hours)! SpyCloud believes in allowing you to have a flexible work schedule that includes varied start times, times of day or locations!
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Free Daily Meals
Daily lunches mean we get to enjoy each other company and food from many of Austin's great eateries. Friday breakfasts add an extra burst of energy to finish work before we go into the weekend.
Stocked Kitchen
We keep our kitchen stocked with coffee and tea, delicious snacks, and an impressive array of beverages!
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Our prime location offers ample onsite and nearby onstreet parking.
Pet Friendly
We love the soulful eyes and exuberant personalities of our SpyCloud canines. 3 Corgis are just the beginning of the awesomeness of SpyCloud Pets.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

We are passionate about solving hard problems, building a company culture that promotes the best in our employees, and creating products that delight our customers.

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