Security Engineer

Job description

Role - Security Engineer

Experience - 5+ years

Skills - See technical skills below

Posted - Feb 26, 2024

Location - Remote

Starting Date - ASAP

About Us

Cyber Defense Group specializes in delivering comprehensive cybersecurity solutions tailored for small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) companies in sectors like healthcare, legal, technology, consumer services and goods, media, and fintech. These organizations, grappling with the complexities of cloud infrastructure and lacking in-house cybersecurity expertise, face unique challenges such as resource constraints, evolving cyber threats, and regulatory compliance pressures. Cyber Defense Group meets these needs with robust, strategic, and flexible cybersecurity solutions, finely tuned to each client’s specific business objectives and risk profiles. 

Our service, distinct from traditional IT providers or in-house security solutions, combines strategic consulting with operational cybersecurity support, offering expert-led, outcome-focused services at a fixed, predictable cost. This approach not only ensures cost-effectiveness but also empowers businesses to innovate securely. Cyber Defense Group differentiates itself with a partnership approach, integrating top-tier talent and cutting-edge technology with strategic processes. This commitment positions Cyber Defense Group as a crucial ally for SMEs, enhancing their digital resilience and success in a rapidly evolving, cloud-driven landscape.

Position Overview

We are looking for a Security Engineer who possesses a strong passion for continuous learning and a deep curiosity for all things security. Joining as our second Engineer, you will play a crucial role in supporting our Delivery team by conducting technical security assessments for our clients. This involves delving into their accounts, identifying areas of strength and weakness, and effectively communicating these findings through written reports and client calls. Additionally, depending on your strengths and interests, there are various other opportunities available, such as penetration testing and dev ops. Rest assured, our Director of Engineering, a seasoned industry veteran with 20 years of experience, will provide guidance and support to help you develop your security skill set.

Skills you have

  • You have 5 years of experience in secure cloud engineering working with cloud/PaaS technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure, Kubernetes).
  • Strong understanding of networks, both traditional and software-defined, in Cloud environments, and network security engineering best practices.
  • Operational knowledge of orchestration/configuration as code technologies (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Terraform).
  • Experience in using scripting languages such as Python, BASH, or GO to automate tasks and manipulate data.
  • Deployment and used log management solutions such as SumoLogic, ELK, and/or Splunk

You are

  • A clear, concise communicator both written and verbal
  • Solid problem solving and analytical skills; able to quickly digest issues encountered and recommend an appropriate solution
  • Someone who aggressively pursues the objectives set by leadership
  • Never satisfied with your level of knowledge and are hungry to be the best in cybersecurity

In your role, you will

  • Develop and Implement secure cloud architecture in AWS, GCP and Azure.
  • Implement logging and monitoring solutions for CDG clients
  • Develop and implement automated vulnerability management programs
  • Implement secure Kubernetes deployments
  • Lead in threat modeling exercises to help clients evolve cloud technologies
  • Assess, design, and implement various processes and controls of the company’s core corporate infrastructure/network security
  • Create clear and concise documentation to formalize security processes
  • Constantly strive to learn and understand the bleeding edge of cloud architecture and security.

Compensation and benefits

$100,000 to $150,000 base with bonus opportunity.

  • Health and well-being
    • Medical, dental, and vision
    • EPO, POS, and HSA options
    • 24/7 Teledoc services
    • One Medical Membership
    • Kindbody membership
    • Health Advocacy Employee Assistance Program
  • Vacation
    • Unlimited vacation (exempt)
    • Flexible hours
  • Retirement planning
    • Pre-Tax 401(K) plan
    • Company matching
  • Personal growth
    • Talkspace membership
    • Conferences and tradeshows
    • Education and training program

How to apply and requirements

  • To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line: “Applying for CDG Security Engineer Role”.
  • While we regret that we may not be able to respond to all applicants, we assure you that if selected, you can expect a response within one week.