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Security Engineer

To reinforce our commitment to customers’ privacy and security, for its PaaS solution, Platform.

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To reinforce our commitment to customers’ privacy and security, for its PaaS solution, Platform.sh is looking for a Security Engineer with a taste for Python and Go, excellent Linux system understanding, outstanding written English skills, experience working on PCI and/or SOC 2 compliance, and a real hunger for the challenges of building compliant distributed systems. If you’re looking for an exciting, high-growth opportunity with an award-winning, cutting-edge company, this could be the job for you.

We are targeting engineers that like writing documentation and can function in a high performing, multithreaded, 100% cloud-based, remote environment.

Security, privacy, and compliance controls are at the heart of what we do as our mission is to simplify the cloud. The job is to transform what is often regarded as red-tape and constraints to a well-oiled machine where everything is automated and where every constraint becomes a feature making the product better.

This role reports to our Security Operations Manager, and works in close interaction with our CTO, VP of Infrastructure, VP of Engineering, our Data Protection Officer, and our Customer Support teams.
 

In a given day you might:


  • Act as a technical liaison between the Security department and our product, engineering, support, and operations staff.
  • Create documentation and processes in English to help satisfy compliance requirements and/or internal process questions.
  • Evaluate, deploy, and create systems and tools that will enhance our efficiency.
  • Support our data protection officer and compliance team with information requests, pen testing coordinations, internal and external vulnerability scanning, disaster recovery, and related activities.
  • Execute our security incident management process.
  • Ensure all systems and services in our environment are securely designed, configured, managed, and monitored.
  • Work with external auditors to answer questions on PCI and SOC 2.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation, the majority of which is during normal working hours.
 

Qualifications


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with Linux (preferably Debian-based)
  • Markdown
  • Experience implementing PCI, SOC 2 , or related
  • Operate largely independently (go take that hill) with management support
  • Able to juggle several requests at the same time
  • Experience securing cloud services (AWS in particular)
  • Sysadmin experience
  • Experience with git-based workflows
  • Proficient in Python or Golang
  • Experience with containerization technologies (LXC/LXD, Docker)
  • Working knowledge of
    • Patch and Vulnerability Management process
    • Principle of Least Privilege
    • Incident response
    • Identity and Access Management
    • IPTABLES
    • Encryption: TLS, SSH, Disk, etc.
    • Ticketed change control
    • Snapshot-based backups
  • CISSP, CISM, Security+, GCED, GICSP, GCIH, SSCP, or CASP+ Certification or similar
  • Excellent written English skills
 
Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS, Google, and/or Azure certifications
  • Experience with performing vendor security reviews
  • Experience with Puppet
  • Knowledge of Magento Ecommerce, Symfony, Drupal, eZ Platform, or Typo3
  • Relational database skills
  • Public speaking experience
  • Ability to speak French or German
  • Ability to kick ass in Chess or beat Zork without using a map
  • Can bravely take on new challenges like a Gryffindor, analyze problems like Ravenclaw, protects our infrastructure and client data like a Slytherin, and talks with clients like a Hufflepuff.

Sound Like a Good Fit? We’d love to talk to you!  
 

* This is a remote job 


We are a worldwide distributed team and are looking for a candidate who can perform well working remotely. To be an effective performer here at Platform.sh, you’ll need to be able to effectively collaborate across time zones while operating with a high level of independence and autonomy.
 

About Platform.sh 


Platform.sh is an idea-to-cloud application platform that simplifies cloud infrastructures. 
We give developers the tools they need to experiment, innovate, get rapid feedback, and deliver better-quality features with speed and confidence thanks to our unique rapid cloning technology.

Platform.sh serves thousands of customers worldwide including The Financial Times, Gap, Magento Commerce, Adobe, Orange, Hachette, Ikea, Stanford University, Harvard University, The British Council, and Lufthansa.
We want people who are passionate, open, multicultural, friendly, humble, and smart to join us and help this fast-growing, award-winning company to revolutionize the tech industry.

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About Platform.sh

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Platform.sh is a second generation, container based, Platform-as-a-Service.

It provides a new approach to cloud hosting that removes the need for devops, while developing or running web applications.

Clients using platform.sh see:

  • 40% increased productivity on average on their project development

  • Changes to production 5 to 10 times more often than before, accelerating as much their time to market

Platform.sh is highly suitable for development teams that deploy large or numerous mission critical web apps, in one or many territories.

We support many different technologies (ranging from Nodejs, to Python, PHP, RoR, java...) and have become the preferred PaaS of Magento, Symfony, EZ Systems, Typo3 and many more.

We deploy on several cloud vendors (AWS, Azure, Orange, Huawei) in all continents.

We are a fast growing, VC funded start-up, born in Europe, with almost half our staff in the US. We're supported by the European Commission R&D programs.

Our mission

Enable organizations to focus 100% of their time on building amazing experiences—and zero time managing infrastructure.

What we do

We take care of your infrastructure—from hosting and technology to global deployment and support—so you’re free to explore new ideas. Ideas you can turn quickly into apps and experiences that customers everywhere love. And that can increase your organization’s revenue potential.

Who we are

Nearly a decade ago, our founders began with a core belief: there's a better, simpler way to develop and deploy code. That companies of any size should be able to deploy anytime, anywhere without breakage. That it’s possible to build cloud infrastructure that abstracts away complexities, but not power or flexibility. That vision became Platform.sh—now adopted by more than 62,000 developers and thousands of companies (and growing rapidly) around the world.Where we come fromSure, we have offices in Paris and San Francisco. But our distributed team reaches across 5 continents, 13 time zones, and 22 languages. What we all have in common? Our mission (of course). And a passionate commitment to helping our customers succeed.

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