Sr. Security Architect 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. Our team provides cybersecurity services and proactively supports teams across Pilot. We collaborate to solve problems, innovate to provide creative solutions and work to continuously improve for our customers and stakeholders.

As a member of the Information Security team, you will be responsible for all the technical aspects of architecting, and delivering security solutions in cloud infrastructure based on cloud security standards. From design and integration, to maintenance and optimization, you will work closely with cross-functional teams throughout Pilot to ensure the highest quality outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

* Translating security requirements to business, technical, and process requirements 
* Designing an integrated security architecture for next generation cloud software hosted on AWS
* Be able to review system designs, identify security risks, and translate compliance requirements to business requirements
* Assisting the adoption of modern security architectures and programs such as Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), Extended Detection and Response (XDR) and MFA
* Showing proactivity and work with a sense of urgency with constant desire to learn

About You

To be successful in this role you will have:

* Years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent
* Excellent understanding of TCP/IP, packet analysis, DNS security and X.509 certificates
* Experience using Linux, scripting, log analysis and developing security threat models
* Strong understanding of SAML 2.0, OIDC, OAuth 2.0 and access control methods
* An understanding of distributed systems runtimes (e.g. kubernetes, Istio) and managing authentication and authorization across a microservices architecture
* Expertise in threat hunting/penetration testing 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
    Sr. Security Architect
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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