Security Operations Engineer


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Shopify is the world’s fastest growing commerce platform and we have no plans to slow down. We receive more than 87 million unique visitors each month and serve billions of requests per day. Shopify's security operations team ensures we provide a trustworthy commerce platform for our 165,000+ merchants. We’re looking for a kickass security operations specialist who will monitor and build tools to identify and investigate security incidents, as well as improve the technical security architecture of Shopify as a whole. You’ll be donning your white hat and waging a constant battle against all the bad actors trying to cause chaos for Shopify merchants and employees. IN A SINGLE DAY YOU COULD: Work on hands-on system and network administration with a security twist Dive into security monitoring Deal with a system to trigger investigations Investigate any unauthorized or suspicious activity (in any area of the company) Provide advice on developing/deploying secure systems Perform data sensitivity assessments and provide encryption guidance Take a deep dive into the latest OpenSSL vulnerability report and develop a proof of concept Educate Shopifolk on security topics TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE, THE MAJORITY OF THESE STATEMENTS SHOULD RESONATE WITH YOU: You aren’t afraid to work in a high-stakes environment where things break You are extremely methodical and disciplined, yet thrive in dynamic environments You are very comfortable working autonomously, and have great respect for our default to open culture You have strong technical skills and are super comfortable with incident response and security monitoring in a Linux environment IT WOULD BE GREAT IF YOU HAD: Experience working in both an operations and networking environment Proficiency in the prevention, detection, and mitigation of DDoS attacks Spent time implementing host and network IDS/IPS, VPNs, log indexing and correlation platforms, vulnerability scanning systems and tools, and malware analysis systems Experience doing penetration testing Please make your cover letter out to Damien. If you are interested in discussing this role further tell us your thoughts on security threats in open source software. Vulnerabilities such as GHOST, HeartBleed and Shellshock are things we have to get used to. Have we become too dependent on open source projects for security of critical systems?

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