Principle Security Engineer

Location: Cambridge, MA
Date Posted: 02-19-2018
Principle Security Engineer
Job Description
VidScale is seeking a hands-on Security Engineer to develop and contribute security standards, architecture/design criteria and solutions for all product and platform components. This role will work alongside development, operations, professional services and management to establish “security-in-design” and ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Cloud based platform.
  • Develops and contributes security standards, architecture/design criteria and solutions to support division programs and initiatives.
  • Understands customer and business requirements to provide information security design/solution options for division architects, engineers, operations and professional services.
  • Leads and improves the division’s capabilities to detect and alert on security events and incidents through constant incremental improvement to the business rules.
  • Designs, tests and develops specific content and alerting to identify threats against critical assets.
  • Updates incident response procedures for new threat content and alerts.
  • Develops and reports on key activity- and performance indicators concerning Security Events and Security Incidents for the Division.
Number of Years of Work Experience:
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in network, infrastructure, OS, or software engineering.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in Information Security. 
Required Skills
  • In-depth knowledge of IT organization end-to-end areas and functions.
  • Use and understanding of FreeIPA as a means of providing centralized identity and authorization.
  • Security Automation using tools like Salt, Ansible, Chef and Puppet.  Strong preference for Salt experience is desirable.
  • Strong understanding of network security, systems security, and application security with an understanding of the information security vendor landscape.
  • In-depth knowledge of at least three: networking, infrastructure, operating system, database, application, and web services employed in platform- and software- as a service.
  • Solid understanding of systems and tools required to provide configuration and patch management; asset management, and monitoring in a large-scale hosting environment.
  • Experience with security related technical tools (DataDog, Splunk, ELK) and processes.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and an ability to work both independently with sole responsibility, and as part of a team to deliver quality work product in a timely fashion in a fast-paced environment.
Desired Skills
  • CCNA, MSCE and other such credentials
  • Linux and Windows Operating System Administration
  • Access Control technologies; LDAP, Active Directory and Identity & Access Management
  • Experience with Public Cloud Web Services such as EC2, SoftLayer, Digital Ocean, Etc. 
  • PKI and Key Management
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Information Technology field
  • Master’s Degree in related field a plus
About VidScale UDN:
VidScale is the first distributed edge compute platform that enables services such as content delivery to deployed on service provider access networks.  Our goal is to enable the next generation of applications such as VR/AR, gaming, IoT, and big data to be deployed in a tiered compute infrastructure that enables massive scale with ultra-low latency. Our first service, a massively saleable Content Delivery service is already in production with our OEM partners.  Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with the largest names in the business.
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