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Security Engineer I



Other Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Do you have Security experience or are you an experienced System Administrator or Engineer who is interested in Security and being a part of a global team that supports threat intelligence? Do you enjoy building security and compliance programs? Are you interested in monitoring and detecting anomalous activities and stopping threats? Do you enjoy automating tasks and writing code?

Flashpoint is the pioneering leader in threat data and intelligence. We empower commercial enterprises and government agencies to decisively confront complex security challenges, reduce risk, and improve operational resilience amid fast-evolving threats. Through the Flashpoint Ignite platform, we deliver unparalleled depth, breadth, and speed of data from highly relevant sources, enriched by human insights. Our solutions span cyber threat intelligence, vulnerability intelligence, geopolitical risk, physical security, fraud, and brand protection. The result: our customers safeguard critical assets, avoid financial loss, and protect lives. Discover more at flashpoint.io

We have a role for you if

  • You have experience supporting internal teams
  • You have an attention to detail and are able to prioritize tasks
  • You are willing to learn new skills to support the team
  • You always wanted to work in Information Security

What you will get to do on our team

  • Write and manage code within the Security team
  • Monitor and triage security alerts as part of a 24x7 on-call rotation
  • Manage various Security systems (Firewalls, IDS/IPS, AV, etc)
  • Work cross-functionally with Customer Success, Sales, Engineering, and IT teams to provide support and expertise
  • Understand our Security Program and Compliance needs
  • Provide Security training in a creative way to engage employees
  • Assist with vulnerability assessments and security projects
  • Participate in the development of the Security Program
  • Participate in audits and compliance tasks

What you will achieve

  • Within 30 days
    • You will have been fully onboarded as a member of the Information Security team with access to all necessary resources and training to dive into tasks.
  • Within 60 days
    • You will have completed familiarizing yourself with the Security Program and starting to perform some day-to-day tasks without assistance.
    • You will have developed an understanding of the Security Systems and know how to use them
  • By 90 days
    • You will have become comfortable with handling day-to-day tasks and able to work independently
    • You will be comfortable raising security issues within the team and identifying any gaps
    • You will be able to manage projects and provide updates on a weekly basis while adjusting priorities as needed
    • You will be familiar with teams Information Security commonly supports and engaging with others throughout the organization to build trust

To be successful in this role, you will need

  • Experience with operating systems hardening techniques
  • Familiarity with Systems administration
  • Familiarity with code development
  • An understanding of networking concepts
  • Knowledge of cloud security concepts
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python or Go (or similar scripting languages)
  • Ability to participate in 24x7 on-call rotation

Base Pay Range: $100,000/yr - $115,000/yr plus bonus

Why Flashpoint is a Great Place to Work:

  • Diversity. Flashpoint is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, inclusion, belonging, and equity. We recognize that diversity is key to achieving our vision. We believe that every person and their experiences contribute to building a work environment and products and services that will change the world.
  • Culture and Belonging. Our company’s culture isn’t something you join, it’s something you build and shape, and each person's unique backgrounds and experiences contribute to who Flashpoint is and will become. You will have ample opportunities to connect with coworkers through various communication channels and company-funded virtual events: book clubs, happy hours, committees, DIBE discussion group, Donut mixers, local team member meetups and much more.
  • Perks. Flashpoint understands that personal wellness is one of the keys to a happy, healthy and productive work environment. That’s why we also prioritize health and wellness perks like gym reimbursements, expensed lunches, cool cultural initiatives and inclusive employee events.
  • Career Growth. Flashpoint is invested in the growth of our team members and understands that frequent, two-way feedback is critical to that growth. We encourage regular one-on-ones with your manager, a regular schedule of performance reviews, learning and development opportunities, and guidance through formalized career paths; whether that be towards being a great manager, being a great individual contributor, or a lateral move to gain breadth of knowledge and experience.

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