Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.
At Equinix, we help the world’s digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, and transform people’s lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams.
We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving challenging problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.
Job Summary: We are a team of highly skilled Product Security engineers that specialize in security research, penetration testing, and creative tool development focusing on data security, systems hardening, DevSecOps, threat and vulnerability management and security intelligence across network, infrastructure, tools, platforms and product layers. We evaluate a broad range of technologies including distributed processing, virtualized environments and isolation of unsecure code. As a Cloud Security Engineer, you will design and maintain a secure network for Equinix portals and API’s. You will ensure our developers have all possible solutions and knowledge to create and deliver more secure applications that operate in this secure network.
People Management/ Leadership
Manages, develops, and builds a team of skilled Product Security Engineers; identifies and fosters necessary skills in order to build the team's capability and fulfill corporate goal of Equinix
Understands that people are the biggest asset for any organization; exemplifies the concept of servant leadership, while instilling pride in the team for their mission critical contributions
Establishes credibility as a trusted advisor to partners including customers, executives, peers, and employees
Partners with CISO’s & CTO’s security teams to deliver broadly impactful security initiatives
Cultivates a culture whereby security considerations are integral to product engineering teams’ fabric
Models the Equinix Culture and Values
Road Map/ Planning
Provides critical input into the strategic planning process and prioritization mechanisms
Executes initiatives according to the roadmap that supports the organization’s strategy and priorities
Maintains strong knowledge of ongoing security threats, remediation and operational standard methodologies
Guides the Engineering organization's security and privacy initiatives by leading design reviews and threat modeling sessions
Performs state of the art applied research on new attacks and present new findings to both internal and external audiences
Understands how to performs black-box penetration testing and code reviews of our services, product offerings
Evaluates application security tools for internal consumption. Prototype new automation and tooling to improve our detection and prevention capabilities
Participates in our incident response and vulnerability remediation efforts
Successful candidate will:
Be a talent multiplier who gets the team around them to excel
Be persistent, creative and driven to get results relentlessly
Exhibit a strong backbone to challenge the status quo when needed
Exhibit a high level of curiosity, keeping abreast of the latest trends & technologies, liking the research and finding new vulnerabilities
Show pride of ownership and strive for excellence in everything undertaken
Be energized by a diverse and constantly evolving environment
Enjoy opportunities to learn new skills
10+ years of hands on professional experience, 3+ years of experience managing people
5+ years of experience in application security and/or DevSecOps
Bachelor degree, masters degree in Computer Science or related technical field preferred
Ability to work with cross functional team’s product architects, Infrastructure automation teams to choose appropriate technology solutions
Strong expertise in secure SDLC practices, and ability to influence SDLC strategy
Deep understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the Microsoft Azure platforms
Experience with Designing and Implementing security control policies for Cloud services
Working knowledge of networking controls for cloud services and workloads
Experience in writing terraform or boto3 and Ansible scripts
Integrate IAC with DevSecOps pipelines
Experience in cloud migration projects is big plus
Working knowledge of DevOps methods and CI/CD automation practices
Working knowledge of containerization technologies and container orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, CRI-O) will be a plus
Knowledge on compliance frameworks like FedRAMP, GDPR or PCI is big plus
Any security certification will be taken as a plus
Experience with cloud
Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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