Full-Time

Staff Infrastructure Security Engineer

Updated on 6/13/2024

NerdWallet

NerdWallet

501-1,000 employees

Comparison, reviews of financial products

Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$152k - $282kAnnually

+ Flexible time off + Mental health support + Financial wellness guidance + Paid sabbatical + Wellness stipends + Various other benefits and perks

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Python
AWS
Terraform
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in a professional cloud security engineering role with a focus on AWS
  • 2+ years experience writing infrastructure as Code (IaC) for production or environments using Terraform or other IaC tools
  • Experience building in Python and comfortable with learning other programming languages as needed
  • Experience building security integrations into CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience in security monitoring, triage and incident response in cloud and corporate environments
  • Experience building highly-scalable cloud security solutions with a high degree of autonomy while taking informed risks to move the business forward
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and constructively with cross-functional stakeholders to support the needs of the business while evaluating and addressing risk
  • Can mentor/coach junior engineers and provide them guidance when needed
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and drive process improvements needs
  • Experience driving large-scale security engineering projects across multiple cloud environments
Responsibilities
  • Develop and deploy security controls and measures to protect cloud-based infrastructure and services
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on cloud security matters, providing guidance and support to other engineering teams leveraging various tech stacks
  • Develop and implement automation scripts and workflows to streamline security operations and ensure consistent enforcement of security controls across cloud environments
  • Assess the security posture of public cloud environments
  • Monitor cloud environments for security events and anomalies

NerdWallet provides side-by-side comparisons and objective reviews for a range of financial products, including credit cards, savings accounts, loans, mortgages, insurance, and investments. The main technologies/methods used encompass comparison algorithms, objective review processes, and user-friendly interfaces.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$289.3M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2009

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

6%

Benefits

Health and wellness

Retirement support

True work-life balance

Career development

Employee resource groups

Employee engagement