Senior Security Engineer - Cloud

Engineering India

Position at Confluent India Private Limited

With Confluent, organisations 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 everyday – we're creating an entirely new category within data infrastructure - data streaming. This technology will allow every organisation 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 engineer to join our cloud security team and lead efforts in up-leveling Confluent’s cloud security maturity. In this role, you will have a unique opportunity to leverage your software engineering and cloud security experience to build some of the foundational services and controls that keep our infrastructure secure. Experience in developing tools 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 – join us on the journey!

What You Will Do:

  • Develop internal services and tools to find and surface vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, and violations of best practices for developers across the Engineering team 
  • Design and implement automated solutions to monitor the security posture of our cloud environments  
  • Utilize IaC (infrastructure as code) to enable secure-by-default configurations that establish and improve security baselines  
  • Perform security reviews of internal infrastructure and products 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 engineering efforts around cloud security

What You Will Bring:

  • 7+ years of relevant industry experience in a security engineering or infrastructure security team
  • Strong coding proficiency in Python or Go
  • Demonstrated experience in developing internal services and tooling for vulnerability management and cloud security posture management
  • Experience deploying solutions for monitoring of best practices in cloud resources, CI/CD pipelines, and Kubernetes platforms
  • Experience with infrastructure as code tools (Terraform, CloudFormation, etc)
  • Familiarity with more than one cloud vendor (AWS, GCP, Azure) is a plus
  • Ability to work alongside a remote team, using a data-driven mindset to propose and own engineering decisions.  

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