Security Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17
Philadelphia, PA
5 - 7 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17

Primary Job Functions

  • Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans that work at scale
  • Implement automation of vulnerability scanning and detection
  • Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate all security-focused tools and services
  • Build and deploy automation for monitoring our infrastructure, application, and network
  • Assist in the development and enforcement of security policies and best practices
  • Mentor the entire Linode team on security best practices
  • Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security products and technologies
  • Mitigate abusive activities such as botnets, DDoS, and spamming
  • Live and breathe all things security and be an advocate for customer trust and privacy protection

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of system, network, and/or application securityexperience
  • Strong understanding of Linux, virtualization, and networking concepts
  • Experience with penetration testing and vulnerability scanning tools
  • Experience with TCP/IP, packet analysis, and iptables
  • Strong communication skills to work with both collaborative cross-functional team of peers and departments within the company (product development, operations, networking, etc.) 
  • Experience in automation of tasks through scripting or programming with Bash, Python, Perl, etc.
  • Understanding and familiarity of the fundamentals of Linux scriptinglanguages; Bash, Python, Perl, etc.
  • Experience with version control; specifically Git and GitHub
  • Must be able to participate in 24/7 incident response.


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