Cloud Security Engineer

Engineering United States United States


Position at Wind River


Location: Atlanta GA, US, Remote      

US Citizen 

Security Clearance Requirements      


Wind River is on a mission to transform the world through groundbreaking technology, making it safer and more connected than ever before. With over four decades of expertise, Wind River is at the forefront of delivering software solutions for mission-critical intelligent systems across various industries. Our vision is to empower billions of devices, ensuring the highest levels of security, safety, and reliability, whether it's making autonomous driving possible, protecting those who serve and powering space exploration, enabling 5G connectivity, enhancing healthcare systems, or allowing companies to make the products that matter, faster.   
To achieve this ambitious goal, our dedicated team at Wind River works tirelessly to pioneer solutions that redefine what's possible in the tech industry. We pride ourselves on our culture of innovation, collaboration, and inclusivity. With a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, we foster an environment free of discrimination and harassment where employees are encouraged to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. All of our employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, HIV status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status including pregnancy, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.     
As a Security Engineer at Wind River, you will play a pivotal role in our mission. You’ll work closely with Product Engineering, Software Development, QA, and our customer-facing teams to ensure requisite levels of infrastructure, applications, and software security. Collaboration and teamwork are key, as you'll actively participate in global projects, working with colleagues from around the world. Your responsibilities will span from providing secure by-design hybrid infrastructure and security controls implementation for cloud-native solutions. To succeed in this role, you should have 3-5 years of IT security experience, be proficient in public cloud management leveraging IAC, and possess a strong understanding of DevSecOps technologies, pioneering new security tools, processes and capabilities for cloud-native solutions. A proactive mindset, solid technical skills, and the ability to work autonomously are essential.   
  • Good understanding and hands-on experience in AWS and Azure native services
  • Secure OnPrem and Public Cloud environments leveraging IAC and policy as code
  • Good understanding of security tools Coverity, BurpSuite, Trivy, PRISMA, Tenable,  Splunk etc.
  • Working experience in container and cluster hardening
  • Excellent programming skills using Python
  • Proficiency in pipeline automation leveraging Gitlab, Jenkins, Jira etc.
  • Foundational knowledge of vulnerability management, remediation, and troubleshooting skills
  • Proactive and adaptable with a willingness to learn new skills and technologies
  • Hybrid work model for workplace flexibility
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability coverage
  • RRSP matching for financial security
  • Flexible time-off policies for work-life balance
  • Employee assistance program for mental well-being
  • Learning benefits, including a LinkedIn Learning subscription and seminars
Join us at Wind River, where we're not just shaping technology; we're shaping the future of a safer, more connected world. Your journey to make a meaningful impact begins here.   



The annual base salary range for this role’s listed grade level is currently $110,000 to $150,000 plus bonus for residents in the states of Colorado, New York and New Jersey; and $125,000 to $175,000 plus bonus for residents in the states of California and Washington, and the NYC area. Salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, location and abilities of the applicant, and equity with other team members. Employees in this role are also eligible for the following benefits in accordance with the terms of the Company's plans: health, dental, vision insurance, life insurance, flex time off, eligibility to enroll in 401k, 12 paid holidays.    

Security Clearance Requirements

Successful candidates must engage in a security clearance process in regards to their citizenship in order to perform fundamental job duties, as per applicable law. In particular, candidates with certain citizenship may not be able to perform such fundamental job duties. Currently, this includes citizens of the following countries: Belarus; Burma; China; Cuba; Iran; North Korea; Syria; Venezuela; Afghanistan; Cambodia; Central African Republic; Cyprus; Democratic Republic of Congo; Ethiopia; Eritrea; Haiti; Iraq; Lebanon; Libya; Russia; Somalia; South Sudan; Sudan; Zimbabwe. The security clearance process may take a significant amount of time to complete, and any offer of employment will be contingent on the candidate's legal ability to perform the fundamental job duties. Wind River is committed to meeting its obligations to candidates under applicable human rights law and privacy law in this regard.      


Applicant Privacy Notice:      

Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us. At Wind River, we strictly adhere to all applicable data privacy laws. Please review Wind River's Applicant Privacy Notice, which can be found here.







Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.