Senior Infrastructure Security Engineer
AI Startup
Updated on 2/16/2024
Character.AI

51-200 employees

AI dialogue agent software
Company Overview
Character’s mission is to bring life to the science-fiction dream of open ended conversations and collaborations with computers. The company is using advanced neural language models to read and learn large amounts of text to ultimately produce an illusion that you are talking with the other character in real time.
AI & Machine Learning

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$150M

Founded

2021

Headquarters

Menlo Park, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

71%

1 year growth

266%

2 year growth

450%
Locations
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Kubernetes
Docker
AWS
Linux/Unix
Google Cloud Platform
CategoriesNew
AI & Machine Learning
DevOps & Infrastructure
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • At least 5 years of experience with infrastructure security
  • Experience working with Kubernetes and Docker
  • Familiarity with cloud environments such as GCP or AWS
  • Ability to understand and contribute code to complex codebases
  • Familiarity with various SSH key management approaches
  • Deep understanding of service mesh technologies such as Istio, linkerd, or GCP Anthos
  • Understanding of common CI/CD-based workflows
  • Proficiency in Linux-based server environments with a high degree of comfort on the Linux CLI
  • Experience architecting secure system designs to meet product requirements at scale
  • Familiarity with zero trust concepts
  • A demonstrated ability to work autonomously to identify and resolve problems independently
Responsibilities
  • Envisioning, designing, and implementing hardened infrastructure
  • Ensuring our Kubernetes clusters are configured to prevent unauthorized access
  • Hardening our cloud compute environments
  • Designing workflows and developing tooling that enables developers to securely utilize our infrastructure while maintaining velocity
  • Implement secure build artifact handling and deployment flows
  • Integrate CI/CD pipelines with infrastructure to automate and secure deployments
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with common web application and web service design patterns
  • Familiarity with Helm for managing Kubernetes deployments
  • Previous experience in a technology startup