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Senior Cloud Security Engineer

The Senior Cloud Security Engineer will collaborate with multiple engineering and security teams to ensure the highest security standards are developed, applied, and maintained for all Tanium products and services deployed to AWS.




The Senior Cloud Security Engineer will collaborate with multiple engineering and security teams to ensure the highest security standards are developed, applied, and maintained for all Tanium products and services deployed to AWS. To achieve this goal, the Senior Cloud Security Engineer will build and maintain security tools and services, review and collaborate on secure designs, develop and cultivate threat models & countermeasures or compensating controls.
As such, Senior Cloud Security Engineers are expected to stay abreast with emerging cloud technologies and their AWS implementations, as well as their impact on the security landscape. We are looking for individuals with a passion for security, technology, and innovation. Individuals should be champions of security who are eager to work on a collaborative team to drive change, create security tools and services, and to solve problems.

What you'll do:

  • Develop and own the security tool kits and services using cloud technologies to monitor and protect cloud infrastructure
  • Develop, document, and maintain security and compliance architecture standards for cloud
  • Ensure implementation of security and compliance requirements are met and maintained
  • Implement, review, and maintain strong access controls and identity roles within AWS IAM
  • Provide technical expertise on trends and emerging changes to AWS cloud security landscape
  • Ensure tight coupling between Security and DevOps through collaboration with engineers
  • Develop and execute strategies to increase AWS cloud security knowledge throughout the enterprise

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Education
o     Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, IT or other relevant degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience
o     3+ years working as a Full Stack Engineer including building large scale and distributed applications using Cloud Native technologies
o     Experience working in security focused roles (e,g, Operations, Engineering, IR)
o     Expert knowledge of AWS architecture, security and services
o     Experience leading design and security reviews of cloud-based and/or SaaS systems
o     Experience with infrastructure as code technologies
o     Experience coding in at least one modern programming language (e.g., Python, Go, JS, React, C#, etc.) + automation tools such as Git or Jenkins
o     Experience with implementation of multi-tenant cloud environments
o     Experience in serverless compute such as AWS Lambda and container implementations with ECS, Kubernetes, etc.
o     Experience creating and maintaining threat models
o     Strong understanding of networking basics, including TCP/IP and layer 7 protocols
o     Solid understanding of modern attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures

About Tanium:

At Tanium, we offer a proven platform for endpoint visibility and control that transforms how the world's largest and most sophisticated organizations manage and secure their computing devices with unparalleled speed and agility. There’s a reason why more than half of the Fortune 100, top retailers and financial institutions, and four branches of the US Armed Forces rely on Tanium.

Our unstoppable spirit, drive to do the right thing and win as a team attitude has earned us the rank of 7th on the Forbes list of “Top 100 Private Companies in Cloud Computing” for 2019 and 10th on FORTUNE’s list of the “100 Best Medium Workplaces.”

On a mission. Together.

At Tanium, we are stewards of a culture that emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect, and diversity. In our pursuit of revolutionizing the way some of the largest enterprises and governments in the world solve their most difficult IT challenges, we are strengthened by our unique perspectives and by our collective actions.  

We are an organization with stakeholders around the world and it’s imperative that the diversity of our customers and communities is reflected internally in our team members. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow because we know that only together can we do great things.

About this role

January 3rd, 2022

December 18th, 2020

Full Time

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About Tanium

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Tanium is on a mission to reduce complexity, improve efficiency and align IT teams for the world's largest companies and government organizations. Our unified endpoint management and security platform close IT gaps and change the way organizations manage and secure their information systems. Be part of our mission.

Who We Are

Work with intelligent, driven people every day
If your dream is to work with a team of collaborative, passionate, experienced and innovative forward-thinkers, you’ve come to the right place. Our teams strive for analytical rigor, persuasiveness and decisiveness.

Create solutions to previously unsolvable problems for our customers
You'll have the freedom and chance to collaborate with customers, partners and our own subject matter experts to develop real-world solutions to relieve and tackle the biggest pain points in cybersecurity and IT operations.

Thrive in an environment where the potential is limitless
If you want to do the best work of your career, this is the place for you. We're a flat organization with a people-first philosophy in which cross-functional collaboration flourishes in an intense, fast-paced environment.

Be part of a bigger mission to transform the IT market
We don't simply make products for the sake of making products. We are on a mission to make the world a safer place by giving cybersecurity and IT operations teams the tools they need to succeed. Join our mission.

Our Culture

At Tanium, we pride ourselves on creative, out-of-the-box problem-solving. Despite a worldwide employee base of more than 1,500 people, Tanium operates like a much smaller organization, in which individual contributors with all levels of expertise are empowered to make a difference.

Our Core Values

We do the right thing. We win as a team. We are unstoppable.

Our diverse and tenacious team is committed to doing the right thing and never saying never. Persistence, passion, integrity and innovation define us. No two days at Tanium are the same, as each day offers the opportunity to work alongside intelligent, driven colleagues who want to win as a team. If this sounds like you, come work with us.

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