Intermediate Security Engineer | GitLab | Remote (United States)

Intermediate Security Engineer | GitLab | Remote (United States)

Remote US
Application ends: October 3, 2024
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Job Description

An Overview of This Role

You will engineer security improvements to the GitLab product, build and maintain the tools we use to detect and respond to emerging threats in efficient and scalable ways, respond to security incidents and drive them to resolution, and develop and deploy preventative security measures for the GitLab organization and GitLab.com. Successful Security Engineers thrive in high-pressure environments, remain calm, follow prepared runbooks and think critically. Intermediate Security Engineers will learn how to think like an attacker and defender, and will learn proactive and preventative security measures to keep GitLab and its user’s data safe in an ever-changing threat landscape.

Find out more about the Security Operations team and responsibilities here:

What you’ll do  

  • Participate in the Security Operations on-call rotation
  • Contribute security improvements by submitting Ruby code to the GitLab product 
  • Detect and respond to GitLab-related security incidents
  • Respond to and mitigate trust and safety matters such as platform abuse, cryptomining, platform spam and abuse of terms of service
  • Create high-value, efficient detection and response capabilities, and fine-tune existing alerts
  • Resolve automation gaps and create efficient, automated processes
  • Create simple documentation such as runbooks and procedures
  • Perform root cause analysis (RCA), lessons-learned and incident reviews

What you’ll bring 

  • Proof of U.S. citizenship and residency
  • Ruby or Python development skills with a passion for security
  • A strong interest in incident response processes, and aptitude for learning how to lead incidents independently
  • A passion for technical documentation
  • Proficiency with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and/or AWS
  • Interest in handling trust and safety incidents (platform abuse, cryptomining, platform spam)
  • Interest in proactive hunting based and threat intelligence
  • Interest in conducting forensic analysis of infected hosts (with a focus on cloud forensics)
  • Interest in SIEM/security logging tools, such as Splunk or Devo

About the team

Security Operations is a globally distributed team of engineers split across 3 core regions; AMER, APAC and EMEA, and is at the forefront of security events that impact both GitLab.com and GitLab. We are both reactive and proactive, leading security investigations, incident response support and response resolution, through to cyber threat analysis and detection and response engineering. Even though we’re a global team, we work together in a cross-regional manner and have automation and processes to facilitate collaboration when resolving incidents, handovers, and general collaboration for project work as well.

How GitLab will support you

Please note that we welcome interest from candidates with varying levels of experience; many successful candidates do not meet every single requirement. Additionally, studies have shown that people from underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every single qualification. If you’re excited about this role, please apply and allow our recruiters to assess your application.

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