Senior Cloud Security Engineer
United States · Remote
Senior · Full time
Posted 8 months ago

The Basics:

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 in the cloud. To achieve this goal, the Senior Cloud Security Engineer will review and collaborate on secure designs, contribute changes to our infrastructure-as-code by implementing security controls as necessary, develop and cultivate threat models and countermeasures or compensating controls, and help with designing and building new tools to improve our security posture. 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, 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 Engineering 
  • Develop and execute strategies to increase cloud security knowledge throughout the enterprise 
  • Identify opportunities for improvement of the security of our cloud infrastructure and services 
  • Implement proof-of-concept security tool kits to monitor and protect cloud infrastructure and services 
  • Collaborate with the Detection and Response team to operationalize newly developed security capabilities 

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Education
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, IT or other relevant degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience 
    • 5+ years of experience working in security focused roles 
    • 3+ years of AWS experience (5+ preferred)
    • Expert knowledge of AWS architecture, security, and services 
    • Experience leading design and security reviews of cloud-based systems 
    • Experience with modern software development and automation tools like Git and Jenkins 
    • Experience with infrastructure as code technologies 
    • Experience in at least Python or Golang (preferred) or any other language
    • Experience with implementation of multi-tenant cloud environments 
    • Experience in serverless compute such as AWS Lambda, Container implementations like AWS ECS, Kubernetes etc. 
    • Experience creating and maintaining threat models 
    • Strong understanding of networking basics, including TCP/IP and layer 7 protocols 
    • Solid understanding of modern attacker tactics, techniques, and procedures 
    • Knowledge on AWS security detection and response is desirable 

About Tanium 

Tanium offers an endpoint management and security platform built for the world’s most demanding IT environments. Many of the world’s largest and most sophisticated organizations —  including nearly half of the Fortune 100, top retailers and financial institutions, and multiple branches of the U.S. Armed Forces — rely on Tanium to make confident decisions, operate efficiently, and remain resilient against disruption. Tanium has been named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list of “Top 100 Private Companies in Cloud Computing” for five consecutive years and ranks 4th on FORTUNE’s list of the “Best Workplaces in Technology 2020.” 

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. 

Vaccine Mandate

​​​​​​​At Tanium, the health and safety of our employees and the community are our top priority. In our effort to control the spread of Covid-19, Tanium requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 as of their start date, to the extent allowed by applicable law. If you are unable to get the Covid-19 vaccine due to a medical condition, disability, or sincerely held religious belief, Tanium will engage in the interactive process and consider requests for an accommodation.

Taking care of our team members 

Each of our team members has 5 days set aside as volunteer time off (VTO) to contribute to the communities they live in and give back to the causes they care about most.   

Tanium is a security and systems management platform allowing real-time data collection at an enterprise scale.
Size:  1001-5000 employees
Funding Level:  Private Equity
Total Amount Raised:  775.0 M
Year Founded:  2007
T. Rowe Price
Andreessen Horowitz
Salesforce Ventures
Wellington Management
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