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Senior Security Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure

Team

IT, Security & Infrastructure

Location

Chicago

Senior Security Engineer, Cloud Infrastructure

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make it easy and accessible for everyone. We’re shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology and exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move more than $19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year. 

The recent global supply chain crisis has put Flexport center stage as we continue to play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a valuation of $8 billion, we’re experiencing record growth and are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions and people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, and the environment? Come join us.

We are reinventing global trade.

Flexport is looking for Security Engineers to help Flexport establish itself as the most trusted company in the global trade ecosystem.  As Senior Security Engineer, Enterprise Infrastructure, you will be responsible for enabling visibility across enterprise environments, deploying and managing commercial security tools, building integrations, automation and custom tool to bridge gaps.

What you’ll do:

  • Partner with the engineering, infrastructure, network operations, and security teams to develop, deploy, and maintain secure enterprise architectures aligned to internal standards and current best practices.
  • Develop monitoring capabilities that enable continuous asset inventory and posture assessment across the enterprise.
  • Design, implement, and manage network security controls (firewall, VPN, 802.1x, proxies, wireless, zero trust) in partnership with IT that ensure secure and scalable global network architectures.
  • Develop and implement a platform (SIEM, SOAR, etc) that consolidates visibility of all security technology outputs to enable continuous monitoring, incident detection, analysis, forensic artifact collection, containment, eradication, and recovery.
  • Design, implement, and maintain services that enable robust Identity and Access Management capabilities across the enterprise while reducing user friction.
  • Deploy and manage secret and privileged access management technologies to enable secure access, application of least privilege principle and accountability for change/configuration management.
  • Develop system hardening and secure configuration standards for server and client endpoints, including Linux, MacOS, and Windows.
  • Evaluate, implement, and administer endpoint security solutions that enable protection, detection, response and recovery capabilities (anti-malware, EDR, forensics, email and web security).
  • Deploy and administer data protection technologies (DLP, IRM) to protect sensitive company information from intentional or accidental disclosure.
  • Participate in security incident response, red team and penetration testing exercises, bug bounty response, and audit support.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and newsletter items for communicating with management and teams across the company.
  • Create a culture of transparency, information sharing, and collaboration through the development of excellent documentation, mentoring of junior team members, and living Flexport’s values.

What you’ll need:

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • 5+ years of security experience in a fast-paced global environment.
  • 3+ years of experience with SIEM and security orchestration technologies.
  • 3+ years of experience with endpoint, web, and email protection technologies.
  • 3+ years of experience automating security tasks in languages such as Go, JavaScript, Python, and/or Ruby.
  • 2+ years of experience with IAM solutions, designing effective access controls, and building integrations.
  • Experience with Zero Trust Architecture, as well as traditional network perimeter controls, such as firewall and VPN.
  • Excellence in problem-solving, strategic thinking, and collaboration with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with DevOps and SaaS environments.
  • Experience with major IaaS and PaaS cloud platforms and best practices for monitoring and securing such environments.

About Flexport:

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make it easy and accessible for everyone. We’re shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology and exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move more than $19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year. 

The recent global supply chain crisis has put Flexport center stage as we continue to play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a valuation of $8 billion, we’re experiencing record growth and are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions and people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, and the environment? Come join us.

Worried about not having any logistics experience?

Don’t be! Our mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. That’s why it’s important to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the global logistics industry forward.

We know this industry is complex. That’s why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success. 

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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