Security Engineer at Pilot | Powderkeg

The Role

At Pilot Information Security, work is more than a job - it’s a calling to engineer safety, innovate and have fun. Are you ready to join an amazing team of passionate and driven individuals to help build security and resilience into assets, systems and networks? If so, let’s talk. This role will be a key member of our Information Security team, responsible for maintaining our threat and vulnerability management program, while maturing the security of our cloud resources, networks, applications and systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing, implementing and deploying security automation and services capable of identifying security threats and vulnerabilities (e.g., OWASP Top 10)
  • Identifying security gaps in applications, services, and cloud infrastructure and recommending protective measures
  • Developing security threat models and providing security assessments
  • Building secure access controls and an Integrated SIEM and SOAR Workflow
  • Providing security guidance to application and service owners to remediate security vulnerabilities

About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Relevant experience and preferably BS in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with automating security processes within the CI/CD pipeline, scripting languages (e.g., Python, Linux) and networking concepts
  • The ability to utilize infrastructure management tooling (e.g.,Terraform, Ansible) to enable consistent hardening and security configurations in the cloud / AWS
  • Ability to review code for security vulnerabilities, identify security bugs and provide recommendations
  • Familiarity with security systems, including WAF, IPS/IDS and DNS Security
  • Knowledge of pentesting methodologies; adversarial tactics, techniques, procedures (TTPs) and MITRE ATT&CK framework
  • Experience in performing memory forensics is a plus; a recognized security certification (e.g., CEH, CISSP, CCSP, Security+, AWS Certified Security or similar) is desirable

About Pilot

Pilot launched in 2017 to bring the back office into the modern era. Pilot provides small businesses with dedicated finance experts - which Pilot hires as full-time, U.S.-based employees - who learn the ins-and-outs of their business. Pilot integrates directly with the billing, banking, expense, and payroll systems customers already use. With a special blend of custom software and expert bookkeepers, Pilot delivers accurate, consistent bookkeeping and financial management and tax services that give entrepreneurs the freedom to focus on their business.

Pilot has over 1,000 customers and has raised over $170 million in financing from Sequoia, Index Ventures, Stripe, Bezos Expeditions, and Whale Rock. Our investors also include a long list of world-class entrepreneurs, including Patrick and John Collison, Drew Houston, and Diane Greene. Our most recent funding round doubled our valuation to $1.2 billion – Meet Fintech’s Newest Unicorn.

Why Pilot?

  • We invest in our employees’ development and happiness because our employees are the keys to our success and ensuring happy customers
  • The opportunity to join a seasoned founding team that has led companies through two prior successful startups and acquisitions (by Oracle and Dropbox).
  • Flexible vacation/time-off policy
  • All federal holidays are observed
  • Competitive benefits package including wellness benefits such as Modern Health, Headscape, One Medical, Aaptiv and Rightway
  • Parental leave for birthing or non-birthing parents – 100% pay for 12 weeks
  • 401(k) plan

Pilot commits to provide a work environment free of discrimination and harassment, as well as equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. You may view all of Pilot’s recruiting notices here, including our EEO policy, recruitment agency policy, recruitment scam notice, and important E-Verify information.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Security Engineer
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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