Security Engineer

US, Remote

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We are a team of software engineers of various technical backgrounds and at various stages in our careers. We value diverse viewpoints and have a culture built on respect, creativity, and collaboration. We value self-motivation and self-learning; we are proactive in our actions and always eager to know more. We are always enthusiastic to share knowledge and expertise.

Position Summary

Our position within the Samsung organization provides us with the opportunity to build software at a scale rarely seen in the industry. At the same time, we are a small company and offer a personal and close-knit work environment. Joyent employees are thus uniquely positioned to meaningfully contribute to technology deployed on a global scale and play an important role in Samsung's continued innovation in the cloud industry.

We are looking for a Jr/Mid level Security Engineer who will be responsible for providing security architecture design and implementation, coordinating information security efforts within the company, and identifying security initiatives and standards for safeguarding information assets held by Joyent. This will involve interacting with and working closely with business managers, the executive management team, and peers. 
The Security Engineer is involved with establishing, implementing, and maintaining enterprise and cloud information security tools, which includes procedures and policies designed to adequately protect enterprise communications, systems, and assets from both internal and external threats. A key element of this role is working with other technical teams within Joyent to mitigate excessive levels of risk for the organization. They must be highly knowledgeable about the business environment and must ensure that information systems are maintained in a fully functional, secure state.

Responsibilities Include

  • Design, develop and document industry best practices to support company initiatives while meeting performance and availability requirements.

  • Collaborate with Product, Operations and Engineering organizations to understand requirements, implementation impacts, and develop security specifications around project initiatives.

  • Research new security technologies and adopt suitable best practices to solve industry obstacles and security threats.

  • Provide technical leadership within the area of expertise and mentor security staff.

  • Ensure confidentiality, availability and integrity of cloud information systems and processes across the cloud infrastructure.

  • Audit all existing security standards: to include engineering designs, implementation, and guidelines.

  • Handle operational problem escalations and vendor concerns related to security.

  • Deploy and maintain internal security systems such as IDS/IPS, SIEM, WAF, FIM, DDOS and internal/external vulnerability scanners and ASV’s.

  • Work with business colleagues to review RFPs, RFIs etc., and provide security and risk-related input into proposals.

  • Monitor the external threat environment and information security trends while keeping business leadership informed about information security-related issues and activities potentially affecting the organization.

  • Serve as the information security subject matter expert for the Incident Response team and handle escalations of any possible incidents impacting the company.

  • Provide guidance on prioritization and remediation of security issues.

  • Some travel may be required.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum 1 years of experience in an information security role.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in information technology, or equivalent experience is required.

    • Advanced degree in a technology related field is a plus.

  • Technical security related certifications are a plus:

    • Industry Certifications like GIAC or CISSP

Joyent offers

  • An opportunity to build a cloud solution and scale it to meet the needs of the world’s largest cloud consumers

  • A highly distributed, remote-friendly team (US only)

  • An opportunity to shape product and business strategy and can grow into new roles as the organization grows

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation for this position will vary among specific regions due to geographical differentials in the labor market, and actual pay will be determined considering factors such as relevant skills, experience, and comparison to other employees in the role.  Therefore, the annual base compensation range for this role (depending on the geographical location) is expected to be between: $95,000 and $150,000.

Regular full-time employees (salaried or hourly) have access to benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(k), Employee Purchase Program, Vacation and Sick leave, electronic reimbursement and many more.  In addition, regular full-time employees  (salaried or hourly) are eligible for bonus compensation based on individual, department, and company performance.

About Joyent

Joyent, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung, is the open cloud company. Joyent builds technology, at the pinnacle of scale, performance, stability, and security to accelerate the transformation toward the mobile and cloud-centric world. Joyent designs, builds and manages market competitive cloud computing solutions and services for Samsung Electronics and its partners at global scale.

How To Apply

To apply, please submit a brief introduction, a copy of your resume, and a link to your Github or LinkedIn profile to with Security Engineer in the subject. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance.

Joyent is committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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