Security Engineer- Cloud Infrastructure

Santa Monica, California
Engineering – Security
Full Time
Who is Bird
At Bird, we’re on a mission to make cities more livable by reducing traffic and carbon emissions with an affordable, convenient, and eco-friendly transportation option. We planted roots in Los Angeles, California. Now, our fleet of electric scooters are available to riders in cities around the world for short trips or the “last mile” of their journey. In our first year, Bird launched in over 100 cities and provided over 10 million rides. And we’re only just getting started.

Responsibilities

    • Work with engineering teams to design and build secure systems and networks
    • Ensure security best practices are applied throughout our platform
    • Develop and implement capabilities to detect intrusions and anomalies
    • Work with developers to ensure that all critical systems and workflows have effective and appropriate security anomaly detection and response
    • Conduct infrastructure security reviews and scans to identify security vulnerabilities before we launch new features
    • Design and implement automated security tests that can help identify issues
    • Investigate and handle security alerts, anomaly reports, and security incidents
    • Configure and maintain systems to detect and prevent network intrusions and scan for vulnerabilities
    • Work with huge amounts of data to detect and prevent attacks

Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related STEM field
    • 5+ years of experience in relevant role
    • Deep understanding of cloud infrastructure security vulnerabilities and attack vectors
    • Deep understanding of AWS networking, VPC’s, routing tables, S3, EC2
    • Experienced with building tooling to collect and analyze data for security anomalies (eg. VPC Flow Logs, CloudTrail, etc)
    • Experienced with at least one scripting language, ideally Python or Bash
    • Strong understanding of security architecture and security design
    • Experience with WAF systems
    • Big data experience a plus

Technology we're working with

    • AWS, Terraform
    • IAMOssec, Nessus
    • Kotlin, Swift, C++, C, Go
    • Dropwizard
    • Postgresql
    • Flink, Kafka, Redshift, RabbitMQ
Culture at Bird
We're an ambitious, smart, and open-minded group. Our employees are passionate about our mission, and eager to complete their work at the highest level. The office itself is up tempo and supportive, because we care about each other. People first, people.

Perks up
We want people to succeed at Bird, so we give our teams plenty of time off to relax and recharge. We also offer a generous employer-paid healthcare coverage, on-demand doctor visits, childcare support, a pre-tax commuter account for mass transit or parking, a wellness stipend, and more.

Bird is the world
Bird stands for a culture of inclusion. We celebrate different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives —encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work.  We have a diverse environment that empowers our team to feel comfortable when they voice their opinions. For these reasons and more Bird is a proud equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics, and we are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

Sound like a place you’d like to work? Sweet. Let’s chat.