Staff Security Engineer
Platform Security, Cloud Security
Updated on 5/12/2023
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Kafka
Google Cloud Platform
Microsoft Azure
  • You've operated and have an in-depth understanding of cloud infrastructure platforms, (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • You have experience using infrastructure-as-code tools, (e.g., Terraform)
  • You have experience working with modern development and deployment workflows (containerization, container orchestration, CI/CD etc.)
  • You possess strong security fundamentals and have solid threat modeling and security architecture skills
  • Experience writing performant, maintainable, testable code in at least one of the following: Go, Rust, Python, or Node.js
  • You have experience working with data at scale and real time processing. (e.g. Kafka, Kinesis, etc.)
  • BS, MS or PhD in CS, Math, Physics, or equivalent real-world experience
  • Passion for self-driving technology and its potential impact on the world
  • Attention to detail and a passion for correctness
  • Building and operating services that improve the security of our product and organization
  • Leading architecture and major design decisions that will affect our infrastructure and our product
  • Maintaining and building interdisciplinary skills through research, experimentation, and exploration
  • Designing and implementing security controls in multi-cloud environments
  • Mentoring other team members
  • Consulting with leadership on cloud security architecture decisions that will affect Cruise for years to come
  • Creating, deploying, analyzing, and refactoring our infrastructure through infrastructure-as-code tools, (e.g., Terraform)
  • Assisting engineering in the deployment of services and applications and creating a secure-by-default environment
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience scaling back-end systems
  • Experience with or an understanding of modern authentication and authorization protocols and concepts, (OAuth 2.0, OIDC, WebAuthn/FIDO2, Zero Trust)
  • Experience participating in an on-call rotation for global, critical services
  • Experience with secrets management systems, (e.g., Vault)
  • Experience with applied cryptography
  • Experience building and operating a service mesh, (e.g., Istio)

1,001-5,000 employees

Self-driving car service
Company Overview
Cruise's is building self-driving vehicles to improve life in our cities. The company makes autonomous, sustainable, self-driving EVs.
  • Flexible vacation
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fertility & family expansion benefits
  • 401k matching program
  • Monthly social events
  • Community volunteering programs
  • Healthy meals & snacks for onsite employees
  • Quarterly offsites & working retreats
  • Monthly wellness stipend
  • Mental health support
  • Professional development programs
  • On-site gym in SF HQ
  • Commuter benefits for onsite employees
  • Medical, dental & vision coverage
Company Core Values
  • Stay safe
  • Stay focused
  • Own it
  • Seek truth
  • Work together
  • Be humble