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Senior IT Security Engineer

LaunchDarkly

LaunchDarkly

IT
Oakland, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

About the Job:

As a member of LaunchDarkly’s Infrastructure Security team reporting to the Director of Security, you’ll help drive our corporate information security practices forward, building out our world-class business through partnership with our internal technology teams. You’ll reduce IT security risk, support customer assurance, and enable employee productivity with a bias towards automation and reducing toil.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with teams across the organization as an advocate for security, privacy, and employee empowerment

  • Build thoughtfully-designed technical controls to support security goals using our MDM and IAM platforms

  • Support cutting-edge incident detection and response for our corporate devices and SaaS using our SIEM and EDR platforms

  • Evolve and evangelize our employee security policies and perform security awareness training

  • Define, operate, and improve security controls supporting SOC 2, ISO 27001, and FedRAMP security certifications and relevant privacy legislation

  • Support procurement with risk evaluation of third-party vendors

Qualifications:

  • Has experience securing macOS fleets using MDMs (we use Mosyle)

  • Has deep understanding of Okta or similar IAM software

  • Knows corporate security best practices and techniques for raising awareness

  • Can demonstrate a history of impactful IT security projects

  • Empathetic and thoughtful communicator and collaborator

  • Adept at evaluating security tradeoffs and managing acceptable risk

  • Capable of automating tasks with languages like Bash or Python

  • Knowledgeable about AWS security services like Security Hub and GuardDuty

  • Familiar with operating system security tooling (e.g. osquery, eBPF)

  • Has experience with incident detection and response operations (e.g. Mitre ATT&CK framework) and forensics

Pay:

Target pay range for a Level P4 in San Francisco/Bay Area: $165,000 - $195,000*

*Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), health, vision, and dental insurance, and mental health benefits in addition to salary.

LaunchDarkly operates from a place of high trust and transparency; we are happy to state the pay range for our open roles to best align with your needs. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, degree level, and location.

About LaunchDarkly:

Modern software delivery was supposed to be the foundation for a thriving digital business but reality has proven otherwise. Slow, inefficient development cycles, costly outages, and fragmented customer experiences are preventing developers from building their best software. The LaunchDarkly platform helps developers innovate on new features faster while protecting them with a safety valve to instantly rewind when things go wrong. Developers can target product experiences to any customer segment and maximize the business impact of every feature. And by gradually rolling out new application components, they escape nightmare "big-bang" technology migrations.

The LaunchDarkly platform was built to guide engineers to the next frontier of DevOps by:

  • Improving the velocity and stability of software releases, without the fear of end customer outages
  • Delivering targeted experiences by easily personalizing features to customer cohorts
  • Maximizing the business impact of every feature through the ability to experiment and optimize
  • Coordinating the release and optimization of software to provide consistent experiences across mobile platforms and device types
  • Improving the effectiveness and productivity of engineering teams, by providing insights into engineering cadence and stability

At LaunchDarkly, we believe in the power of teams. We're building a team that is humble, open, collaborative, respectful and kind. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

One of our company values is 'Widen the Circle'. Which means we seek out diversity of perspectives to get better results. We understand everyone has their own unique talents and experiences. We encourage you to apply to this role even if you don’t think you meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above. We can find out together if it's the right match for your skillset.

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