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Senior Security Engineer


Apr 15

Box is the market leader for Cloud Content Management. Our mission is to power how the world works together. Box is partnering with enterprise organizations to accelerate their digital transformation by creating a single platform for secure content management, collaboration and workflow. We have an amazing opportunity to further establish ourselves as leaders in the space, and we need strong advocates to help us achieve that goal. 
By joining Box, you will have the unique opportunity to help capture a majority of this developing market and define what content management looks like for the digital enterprise. Today, Box powers over 97,000 businesses, including 70% of the Fortune 500 who trust Box to manage their content in the cloud. 
Box is looking for a Senior Security Engineer to join our Platform and Cloud Security team and support an industry-leading platform. It is the responsibility of the team to secure our customers content by delivering trusted products and platforms
You'll also get to learn about supporting compliance, legal, and internal infrastructure efforts as we are often domain experts for them. You'll get to work with a wide variety of partners and customers on a team that values input and learning. 
We need a Senior Security Engineer to drive making sound, repeatable decisions, and implementing those ideas via mature process, policy, technology, and engagement with partner teams at Box. In addition, we need you to help the team better understand your areas of expertise and interest, and to share your knowledge in a collaborative environment that focuses on enabling the team to share their unique skills and perspectives.  
We are focused on various technical areas that support Security efforts at Box. You will focus on one or more of them. Some of those areas are:
  • Public Cloud Reference Architecture/Policy/Standard
  • Network Security - Standard/Policy
  • Container Security - Logging, monitoring and tooling
  • Security Benchmarking against industry accepted standard
  • Governance
In the above areas, you'll be asked to:
  • Provide security expertise for truly massive software projects and cloud service designs
  • Perform hands-on threat modeling, risk assessment, and web service security validation
  • Develop new tools, templates, and methods to help teams across BOX scale securely
  • Partner with Engineering to build a secure cloud native platform
  • Provide security expertise for truly massive software projects and cloud service designs for a hybrid cloud model
  • Mentor! Learn! Constantly hone your own technical skills and guide others to improve theirs
  • You have a BA/BS in Computer Science or related field
  • You have 5+ years of experience in the security industry or as a systems engineer.
  • Experience with Windows, Linux, and hypervisor & Container security (especially in cloud environments)
  • Strong development skills (Python, go, php, Terraform, C++, micro-service architecture, API testing, fuzzing, etc)
  • Security review / risk assessment (threat modeling, penetration testing, security code review, etc)
  • Security architecture and risk mitigation for enterprise networks or cloud hardware infrastructure
  • Demonstrated understanding of network protocols (TCP/UDP, SSH, TLS, DNS, DHCP, IPMI, SNMP, etc)
  • Demonstrated understanding of applied cryptography (encryption, signing, certificates, algorithms)
  • Team player who thrives under pressure
  • Interest in working with leading-edge technology and demanding customers
  • Obsessed in maximizing customer value high quality and reliable services
  • Demonstrated acumen in building and running world class services
  • A sense of urgency and impatience infused with infectious enthusiasm to drive our vision
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, and any other protected ground of discrimination under applicable human rights legislation. Box strives to respect the dignity and ‎‎independence of people with disabilities and is committed to giving them the same ‎‎opportunity to succeed as all other employees. Accommodations are available ‎throughout ‎the application process and an employee’s employment at Box.
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