Full-Time

Senior Infrastructure Security Engineer

Posted on 6/4/2024

GoGuardian

GoGuardian

501-1,000 employees

Digital learning tools for K-12 education

Data & Analytics
Education

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Python
JavaScript
Management
Java
Operating Systems
AWS
Go
Scala
Terraform
Google Cloud Platform
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in Information Security
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field preferred
  • Experience with one or more core security concepts: application security; operating systems security; authentication, authorization, and identity systems; secure coding practices; network and web security protocols
  • Demonstrated expertise in patch management processes, including vulnerability assessment, testing, and deployment
  • Strong experience with Terraform or equivalent infrastructure-as-code tools
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure (AWS/GCP), particularly security-related features such as: IAM; key management; network management; audit logging
  • Familiarity with security frameworks such as the NIST, ISO 27001/2, or equivalent
  • Experience scripting and coding to implement and/or verify security solutions. Go (Golang), Javascript, Python, Java/Scala, or shell scripting languages are preferred
  • Eager to take initiative in a fast-paced, ever-changing, dynamic environment
  • Fueled by the opportunity to truly impact the education landscape
Responsibilities
  • Help review and design systems that improve the security of application software and infrastructure
  • Perform vulnerability assessments and penetration testing to identify and remediate security weaknesses, particularly in cloud environments
  • Manage and implement patch management processes to ensure timely and effective security updates across all systems and applications
  • Monitor and analyze security alerts and incidents, responding promptly to mitigate threats and vulnerabilities in GCP and AWS
  • Administer and maintain security systems and tools, including software updates, configuration and control reviews
  • Build tools and automation to manage and enforce security policies, automate processes at scale
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure security measures are integrated into the development and deployment processes for cloud-based applications and services
  • Analyze, assess, and respond to various internet threats, both proactively and reactively
  • Partner with other engineers to design and build effective security tools by sharing high-level understanding of security policy, risk, and/or access management
  • Document information security policies, procedures, and tests
  • Contribute to security engineering planning and execution
  • Monitor, detect, and report any threats directed against the GoGuardian’s networks and systems

Working at GoGuardian, a leading provider of K-12 digital learning tools including content filtering, classroom management, and student safety solutions, offers an ideal environment for individuals passionate about enhancing educational experiences through technology. The company's strong dedication to impact research and student privacy ensures a culture of responsibility and innovation, empowering employees to make a meaningful difference in educational outcomes across various devices and operating systems.

Company Stage

Private

Total Funding

$200M

Headquarters

El Segundo, California

Founded

2014

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-4%

1 year growth

-12%

2 year growth

-9%

Benefits

Health insurance

GoGuardian covers 90% for you (100% HMO) and 50% for your dependents.

Retirement savings account

A robust 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match.

Time off

GoGuardian offers a comprehensive time-off package, including flexible time off, sick time, 13 company holidays, quarterly wellness days, and a paid year-end holiday break.

Employee assistance program

24 hours and 7 days a week, free confidential services include personal coaching, counseling, self-care apps, and much more!

Employee stock option

An option to purchase a number of shares of the GoGuardian stock.

Company-supported growth

Never stop learning with our annual learning growth fund program.

Parental leave

Paid parental leave for up to 14 weeks.

Short & long-term disability

Company paid short and long-term disability.

Fertility & adoption reimbursement

A fertility and adoption program to help you support your family needs.

Guided yoga & meditation classes

Relax, recharge, and refresh with weekly yoga classes and guided meditation.