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Information Security Engineer, Infrastructure Security at MongoDB (Austin, TX) (allows remote)

MongoDB is seeking a passionate and experienced Information Security Engineer to help expand MongoDB’s Infrastructure and Network Security Program and assist in general Information Security needs.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a key member of our Security Team.  The MongoDB Security Team is responsible for the Information Security Program for MongoDB Inc; helping to reduce risk in our systems and company, and to help establish trust in our product offerings and cloud services. We love python, golang, open source tools, and building our own tools.

You focus will be on Infrastructure Security; understanding the networks and systems that make up MongoDB’s corporate and product infrastructure, identifying risks, threat modeling and recommending and building improvements.  This is a critically important role to help scale out the Information Security Program for a breakthrough company that is disrupting a $40B market. This position has significant growth potential and we’re looking for someone who is excited to take initiative and help lead. This position is based out of our New York City Headquarters.

Candidate Profile:

The right candidate for this role will have:

  • A strong background in Network and Linux Systems security. 2+ years of experience

  • Experience with Network penetration testing

  • Hands-on familiarity with common Cloud IaaS and PaaS platforms

  • A firm understanding of networking protocols

  • Programming Skills: hands-on experience writing your own tools and modifying others, in order to automate and integrate systems

  • A good grasp of current threat intelligence and modern attacker exploit and persistence techniques

  • An entrepreneurial spirit; you enjoy challenges across broad range of disciplines

  • Experience interfacing with technical and non-technical persons on Information Security Topics

Position Expectations:

  • Act as the lead to drive Infrastructure Security needs across the organization

  • Perform security assessments to identify Security Improvements and Capability needs for corporate and production networks and systems

  • Harden our systems to increase attacker cost

  • Be the subject matter expert on Infrastructure and Architectural Security Concerns

  • Instrument our systems and networks for effective management and detection

  • Responsible for creating or adjusting existing relevant policies to ensure MongoDB’s stance is modern and effective

  • Interface with and educate other MongoDB engineers on network and systems security topics

  • Continually evaluate current Infrastructure Security posture; work with engineering leadership for rolling out additional capabilities

Success Measures:

The Information Security Engineer will be successful in this role when they can execute the following strategic tasks:

  • People: Collaborate and design new and improved infrastructure security systems with fellow engineers in various departments

  • Organization: Ability to manage multiple parallel efforts and prioritize resources based upon understanding and interpreting business needs

  • Communication:  Successfully communicate your recommendations and rationale to both technical and non-technical management

  • Research: Research modern approaches to identified risks and capability gaps Gather and analyze feedback from internal stakeholders and develop recommendations and/or implement yourself

  • Customer Service: Ensure MongoDB’s Infrastructure Security program and controls are pragmatic for our internal stakeholders. Provide great customer service when interfacing with other MongoDB Teams

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