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Senior Security Engineer - Cloud Security

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Remote, United States

Job ID: R00191

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.


We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.


About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced security engineer to join our cloud security team, and lead efforts in upleveling Confluent’s cloud security maturity. In this role, you will have a unique opportunity to leverage your cloud security and software engineering experience to build some of the foundational systems and controls to keep our infrastructure secure and free from vulnerabilities. Tooling and automation will be key to success as we scale our environments to meet customer demand. You will work closely with peers in the wider Trust & Security organization, and partner closely with engineers across the company.

We intend to be the world's best, fastest, and most complete stream processing service built by an excellent team, all while having fun - come join us on the journey!


What You Will Do:

  • Design and implement solutions for vulnerability scanning against operating systems, container images, and Kubernetes platforms in a cloud environment
  • Design and implement solutions to monitor the security posture of cloud resources, CI/CD pipelines, and infrastructure as code (IaC)
  • Implement and operationalize service automation for vulnerability management lifecycle
  • Threat modeling of production infrastructure and services for partner teams in Confluent Engineering
  • Participate in a security on-call rotation where you’ll triage and remediate security incidents, working alongside engineering teams
  • Contribute to strategy and prioritization for all efforts around cloud security


What You Will Bring:

  • 4+ years of relevant industry experience in an infrastructure security or security engineering team
  • Coding proficiency in Python or Go is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience building internal services and tools for vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management lifecycle in cloud environments
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and building solutions to uplevel the security posture of multi-account and multi-region cloud environments
  • Experience with infrastructure management using infrastructure as code (Terraform, CloudFormation etc)
  • Familiarity with more than one cloud vendor (AWS, GCP, Azure) is a plus
  • Ability to work autonomously alongside a remote team, using a data-driven mindset to propose, get alignment on, and own engineering decisions
  • This is a remote-first role open to all locations like Florida, Texas, Illinois, Utah etc within US and Canada


Come As You Are


At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.



At Confluent, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry standards. We analyze and carefully consider several factors when determining compensation, including work history, education, professional experience, and location.  This position has an annual estimated salary of 155,100 - 178,400 USD, an annual bonus, and a competitive equity package. The actual pay may vary depending on your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Confluent offers a wide range of employee benefits. To learn more about our benefits click HERE.


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