Senior Security Engineer - Vulnerability & Infrastructure

| Greater NYC Area
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Who we are

Rokt makes e-commerce smarter, faster, and better. When customers are buying online, they increasingly expect more personalized and relevant experiences. Rokt uses real-time data and decisioning to deliver the next best action for each person in each Transaction Moment™. Founded in Sydney in 2012, Rokt now operates in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, The Netherlands, Spain, and Japan. Our clients include Live Nation, Staples, Groupon, GoDaddy, Expedia, Wells Fargo, Vistaprint, and HelloFresh. Rokt unlocks the hidden potential in every single Transaction Moment™.

With an annual revenue run rate of more than USD$100m and a vibrant company culture, Rokt was recently listed in Built In NYC's ‘Best Places to Work’ in New York. Our award-winning culture is guided by our four core values: Smart with Humility, Customer Obsessed, Conquer New Frontiers, and Enjoy the Ride. These values help us recruit, retain, and promote the right talent around the globe and ensure we have the right conditions to do our best work. Rokt closed our Series C in 2019, raising US$48m from TDM Growth Partners and existing investors. The investment supports our continued investment in research and development.

We are profitable, growing fast, and having fun transforming the world of e-commerce.

Learn more at rokt.com.

Requirements

About the role:

The security team is a dedicated team with the goal of ensuring that every user and their information is protected; Rokt’s platform and services are secure; and security best practices are promoted across the entire company.

As part of the team you will be able to collaborate on the definition of security guidelines and practices at Rokt, as well as advising our Security Champions on Secure SDLC best practices. Working closely with our SRE team, we develop tooling to prevent insecure code being released into our operating environments, as well as detection of configuration non-conformances and IoCs.

Outcomes & responsibilities:
  • Hardening our containers, servers, and networks against exploitation and privilege escalation.
  • Provide subject matter expertise on security requirements for certifications like ISO 27001, SOC2, PCI DSS.
  • Instrument systems and networks to enable rapid detection of and response to outliers, intrusions and abuse.
  • Implement security tests and practices inside Continuous Delivery/Continuous Integration environments.
  • Develop security tooling for detection and prevention.

In addition, you will be expected to:

  • Advise our Security Champions on Secure SDLC best practices.
  • Contribute to improving security guidelines and practices.
  • Mentor and develop junior team members.
Capabilities & requirements:
  • Strong understanding of software engineering principles. Development experience with Python or another general purpose programming language.
  • A security generalist background with experience in application security, encryption, hardening, cloud security and compliance.
  • Be motivated, self-driven in a fast (we truly mean fast) paced environment with a proven track record demonstrating impact across several teams, organisations and/or security areas.
  • Demonstrated experience with implementing security tests and practices inside Continuous Delivery/Continuous Integration environments.
  • Solid foundational knowledge of technologies around network security including Linux, PKI, DNS, load balancing, IPSec, TLS and HTTP.
  • BS degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.

Benefits

  • Work with the greatest talent in town. Our recruiting process is tough. We hold a high bar because we have a high performing culture - we only want the brightest and the best.
  • Join a community. We believe the best things happen when we come together to solve complex problems and make meaningful connections with each other through interest groups, sports clubs, and social events.
  • Accelerate your career. Develop through our global training events, ‘Level Up’ investment, online training courses and our fantastic people leaders. Take your career to Rokt’speed - the average time between promotions is 12 months.
  • Take a break. When you work hard, we know you also need to rest. We offer generous time off and parental leave policies. We also offer a paid Rokt’star Sabbatical for employees who have been with us 3 years or more.
  • Stay happy and healthy. Enjoy catered lunch 3 times a week and healthy snacks in the office. Plus, join the gym on us! Access generous retirement plans like a 4% dollar-for-dollar 401K matching plan in the US. In the US, get fully funded premium health insurance for your whole family.
  • Become a shareholder. All Rokt’stars have stock options. If we succeed, everyone gets to enjoy the upside.
  • See the world! Along with our global all-staff events in amazing locations (Phuket, Thailand in January 2020), we also offer generous relocation packages for those interested in moving to another Rokt office. We have cool offices in great cities - Tokyo, New York, Singapore, Boston, Sydney.
  • We believe in equality. Rokt is an Equal Opportunity Employer and recognizes that a diverse workforce is crucial to our success as a business. We would love to hear from you - irrespective of socio-economic status or background, age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, color, pregnancy, carer/family responsibilities, national and social origin, political opinion, marital, veteran, or disability status.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • PythonLanguages

Location

50 West 23rd , New York, NY 10010

What are Rokt Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Rokt provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home on occasion as needed.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Rokt hosts company outings quarterly.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Our game room includes ping pong and shuffle board.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free lunch on Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted every Thursday.
Pet Friendly
Rokt's pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Rokt offers employees professional development opportunities like annual individual budget for training, onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Rokt hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 programs, cross-department programs and leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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