Sr. DevSecOps Engineer

| New York, NY, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 170,000-190,000 Annually
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EquityZen is a financial technology company, backed by leading venture and private equity investors. We are looking for a collaborative, organized and diligent Senior DevSecOps Engineer, to support the build-out and improve the infrastructure and security posture underlying an industry-defining pre-IPO SaaS investment platform.

Since 2013, the EquityZen marketplace has made it easy to buy and sell shares in private companies. EquityZen brings together investors and shareholders, providing liquidity to early shareholders and private market access to accredited investors. With low investment minimums through our funds and with more than 35,000 private placements completed across 400+ companies, EquityZen leads the way in delivering “Private Markets for the Public”.


  • Deploy and manage applications running on AWS and Kubernetes
  • Maintain and improve CI / CD, monitoring, and other infrastructure tooling
  • Implement and monitor security measures such as firewalls, antivirus software, encryption methods, and access controls for the protection of systems, networks, and information
  • Lead investigation and response to security incidents and maintain a playbook for the same
  • Collaborate with engineers to integrate security into development and testing phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Collaborate with product managers, business stakeholders, and engineers to ideate, design, and implement infrastructure solutions that are used by our clients and internal teams
  • Collect and analyze metrics from both operating systems and applications to assist in performance tuning and capacity planning
  • Document DevSecOps processes, procedures, and configurations
  • Introduce improvements to our stack, end-user experience, business processes, and workflows via rapid prototypes / proof-of-concepts
  • Monitor and respond efficiently to on-site and remote IT requests from employees, providing problem resolution either in person, Slack or via remote access
  • Assist People Operations in onboarding and offboarding employees and contractors
  • Lead system administration and maintenance tasks, such as software installs, updates, backups, and security patches


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of professional experience supporting application deployments to AWS, Kubernetes, or another cloud solution
  • Proficient operating, deploying and supporting containerization technologies (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker)
  • Proficient developing in Golang and Python
  • Experience with the HashiCorp stack, especially defining infrastructure-as-code with Terraform
  • Proficient creating and maintaining CI / CD pipelines with CircleCI /Jenkins
  • Experience working on a fast-paced, lean organization that maintains high level of accountability
  • Able to take high-level requests, break them down into digestible tasks, and own them to completion
  • In-depth understanding of security protocols, authentication, authorization, and security
  • Familiarity with Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems
  • Strong customer service orientation and ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Broad experience of IT with basic understanding of Networks, Servers, Audio/Visual, Smart Devices and Telecoms


  • Experience deploying and managing Django-based Python applications
  • Experience with secret management / zero-trust models
  • Experience with self-hosted Kubernetes clusters using tools such as KOPS
  • Security first mindset
  • Experience as a Site Reliability Engineer, System Administrator, or similar role
  • Experience in a regulatory environment understanding compliance frameworks such as GDPR, HIPAA, etc.


$170,000 - $190,000

EquityZen also offers stock options, full employee benefits (health, dental, vision), 401k match, individual professional development and wellness budget, generous time off policies and more!

EquityZen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, EquityZen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. EquityZen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of EquityZen’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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We have a beautiful space just doors from the New York Stock Exchange! Right in the heart of where good things happen for EquityZen.

An Insider's view of EquityZen

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our team is tackling the challenge of creating greater accessibility to Pre-IPO marketplaces. By developing technologies that streamline the process of private investing, we generate value for shareholders and investors. Additionally, by creating intuitive experiences we attract market participants with varying financial management expertise.


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What are EquityZen Perks + Benefits

EquityZen Benefits Overview

Our benefits emphasize our 'Be Human' value, placing our employees first by providing excellent health care, generous leave policies, and a 401k match program.

OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Quarterly engagement surveys
In-person all-hands meetings
Monthly town hall meetings with company leadership.
Mandated unconscious bias training
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Starting in 2022, we are excited to be offering a match of up to 4% of an employee's base salary - 100% of the first 3% of contributions and 50% of the next 2%.
Company equity
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Our Founders generously matched donations in 2020 to support our belief in the fight against racial and social injustice.
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
EquityZen offers a fully stocked kitchen including coffee, tea, and snacks. We're always open to suggestions to keep things fresh.
Some meals provided
EquityZen brings in a catered lunch every Friday. Cinco de Mayo? Bring on the tacos!
Company-sponsored happy hours
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
EquityZen ensures that everyone has the licenses and certifications they need to do their job.

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