DevOps Security Engineer

Virtually Human Studios (VHS) is exploring the fringes of entertainment delivery for the next generation. Founded in 2019, Virtually Human is a gaming and entertainment blockchain startup and proud creators of the viral NFT gaming platform of its time, ZED RUN. VHS has partnered with some of the most innovative and leading gaming and sports giants around the world, including Unikn and Atari just to name a few.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Senior DevOps (SRE) Engineer with extensive infrastructure and software development experience, to join the DevOps Team, focused on security early detection, management, and remediation. 

About you

    • Git centric CI/CD software developer, with well defined SDLC experience in a public cloud API defined environment
    • Expert knowledge of public cloud concepts, IAM and secrets management, IaC deployments, and alert/perf monitoring
    • Experience working with security scanning and vulnerability management tools, and incident response
    • Collaborative team member, focused on documenting and socialising ideas, using open communication, supporting planned goals
    • Flexibility in working with a globally distributed development team across multiple time zones, with a reliable internet connection at all times to support remote video and chat communication
    • Fluent English, written and spoken, documentation focused work

Role Responsibilities

    • Contribute to ongoing DevOps Engineering project work, and lead cross-squad initiatives to proactively improve security reliability
    • Embed left, automated CI/CD security across environments
    • Lead vulnerabilities, and zero day bug mitigation activities, and optimise the SIEM logging capability
    • Continuously improve early detection and remediation capabilities, and ensure IAM least privilege access principles are enforced
    • Participate in architecture and code reviews on an ongoing basis

Company Benefits

    • A supportive friendly environment of dedicated and passionate co-workers
    • Remote First - Flexible work from home arrangement
    • Exposure to the new aged world of Blockchain and NFT’s
    • Unlimited Annual leave
    • Maternity/Paternity Leave
    • $1000 USD Remote work allowance
    • Brand new work laptop
    • Employee referral program ($4000 USD for each employee who is successfully referred to the company)
To be considered for this position please provide a copy of your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria. 

VHS values transparency, accountability, support, simplicity, and courage.
We look forward to working with someone who embraces these traits and our start-up culture.

VHS is committed too employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted to move forward in the process.