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Senior Security Engineer - Cloud Security


Remote, United States

Job ID: R01716

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With Confluent, organizations can harness the full power of continuously flowing data to innovate and win in the modern digital world. We have a purpose that drives us to do better every day – we're creating an entirely new category within data infrastructure - data streaming. This technology will allow every organization to create experiences and use the power of data in ways that profoundly impact the way we all live. This impact is our purpose and drives us to do better every day.

One Confluent. One team. One Data Streaming Platform.

Data Connects Us.

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 security engineering skills to build some of the foundational systems and controls to keep our infrastructure secure and free from vulnerabilities. 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, build, and deploy solutions to secure our cloud and build infrastructure.
  • Develop and deploy secure defaults, including automation to detect and remediate certain classes of vulnerabilities in our infrastructure to reduce risk for Confluent.
  • Perform security reviews and threat modeling of internal infrastructure and products for partner teams in Confluent Engineering.
  • Document security best practices and collaborate with Engineering teams in implementing effective security solutions.
  • 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 engineering efforts around cloud security.

What You Will Bring:

  • 4+ years of relevant industry experience, and a strong security fundamentals background.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and building solutions to uplevel the security posture of multi-account and multi-region cloud environments.
  • Experience using infrastructure as code (Terraform, CloudFormation, etc).
  • Familiarity with more than one cloud vendor (AWS, Azure, GCP) 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.

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 155,900 - 183,240 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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Confluent is Remote-First

At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed job location or your immediate region.

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