Senior Security and Privacy Engineer

Krakow /
Engineering – Software Engineering /
/ Remote
Company at a Glance
OpenX is focused on unleashing the full economic potential of digital media companies. We do this by making digital advertising markets and technologies that are designed to deliver optimal value to publishers and advertisers on every ad served across all screens.

At OpenX, we have built a team that is uniquely experienced in designing and operating high-scale ad marketplaces, and we are constantly on the lookout for thoughtful, creative executors who are as fascinated as we are about finding new ways to apply a blend of market design, technical innovation, operational excellence, and empathetic partner service to the frontiers of digital advertising.

Who we are: OpenX is a top player in the AdTech industry in the World specializing in programmatic advertising, powering monetization and advertising revenue for publishers (ie websites, mobile apps, CTV and OTT apps, etc.), and providing highly targeted audiences for advertisers, brands, and agencies. We have seven offices located around the globe (in the US, the UK, Poland, and Japan). Our Ad Exchange platform handles billions of ad requests daily connecting thousands of publishers with demand partners. It's fully containerized running in the cloud in multiple regions across the world. That's the place where each millisecond matters. 

We are operating at a scale:
100% Cloud-based (GCP) platforms
Over 400 billion Ad requests every day
Over 120,000 CPU daily
Over 140 TB RAM daily
Over 50 PB of data per week
Over 1200 production deployments a month

Who we are looking for
OpenX is looking for a pragmatic, talented, and hands-on Security and Privacy Engineer with excellent communication skills to join our team.  

What You’ll Do On the security side:
Improve the security posture of our global Exchange
Make sure our People Based Marketing product is secure by design 
Build tooling and monitoring to support OpenX security

On the privacy side:
Liaise with our product and legal teams to help define technical requirements
Represent GDPR and CA Privacy Act at a technical level
Be the engineering voice of Privacy across all our products.

What we offer

    • Working with the newest technologies such as Cloud Computing (GCP)
    • Experienced Team (50% of the company are senior developers!)
    • Challenges at work that are difficult to find anywhere else!
    • Solving important problems in a scale
    • Joining a company that is growing and scaling
    • Flexible working hours & remote work option (you have to be based in Poland)

Key Responsibilities

    • Collaborating with different teams to provide advice, and help them attain security objectives
    • Implementation of hardening of cloud environments and requisite security policiesImplementing automation of security controls
    • Reviewing controls and providing support during compliance efforts
    • Review and evaluation of currently used tools and policies / procedures / standards in the field of security in the context of cloud security - identification of gaps and adaptation
    • Cooperation with suppliers in the design and implementation of the Proof-of-Concept migration of selected applications and the use of native cloud-based cybersecurity tools
    • Support in project management in the above-mentioned areas of IT security
    • Presentation of cybersecurity issues in a transparent form for technical and non-technical teams

Required Qualifications

    • 5+ year in security (application and network), particularly cloud security
    • A passion for consumer privacy 
    • Experience developing at both at the application and infrastructure level 
    • Comfortable with the following technologies/programming languages: Linux, Containers, Kubernetes, Terraform, Java|Golang|Erlang|Python
    • You write clean code, be it a bash script or a Java class
    • Experience with Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud Platform 
    • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
    • Excellent written communication skills, which you readily apply in writing documentation
    • Self-directed and self-motivated; Collaborative and Pragmatic

Desired Characteristics

    • Good written & oral communication skills, excellence
    • Good sense of humor
    • Team player
    • Self-starter with the ability to independently identify and act on areas of improvement
    • Ability to rapidly learn and understand new systems

Our benefits

    • Annual performance bonus
    • Tax-deductible system due to copyright protection 
    • Private health care for you and your family (covered by OpenX)
    • Private life and travel insurance (Covid insurance included)
    • MultiKafeteria program 
    • Training: access to the LinkedIn learning platform and Tech workshops 
    • Holiday Allowance
    • Pension scheme (PPK from PZU)
    • Additional paid day off 
    • Free parking lot 
    • Access to peer to peer recognition platform
    • Monthly work-from-home allowance and one-time payment when you join us to help you set up your home office
    • Work form home (you have to be based in Poland)
    • We celebrate team members' important personal milestones (vouchers, gifts)

Our five company values form a solid bedrock serving to define us as a group and guide the company. Our values remind us that how we do things often matters as much as what we do.

We are one team. There are no exceptions. We are a group of strong and diverse individuals unified by a shared mission. We embrace challenges and win together as a team. We respect and care about our colleagues and cultivate an inclusive culture

We innovate on behalf of our customers. We understand, respect, and listen carefully to our customers. We build great products to solve our customers’ problems. We manage our customers’ expectations clearly and honestly. We are a trusted partner to all of our customers - we act with integrity at all times. We care.

We innovate on behalf of our customers. We understand, respect, and listen carefully to our customers. We build great products to solve our customers’ problems. We manage our customers’ expectations clearly and honestly. We are a trusted partner to all of our customers - we act with integrity at all times. We care.

We understand and respect what each of us does. We are eager to teach and share what we know with others, both internally and externally. We are eager to learn from others and we ask questions internally and externally. 

We take responsible risks and own and learn from our mistakes. We recognize and repeat success. We actively seek out and provide constructive feedback. We adapt quickly and embrace change. We tackle growth and learning with real urgency. We are endlessly curious.

OpenX is committed to equal employment opportunities.
It is a fundamental principle at OpenX not to discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, gender identity/transgender status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, and other protected characteristic as established by law.

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Effective Date: March 1, 2022