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This role is open for applications until Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 11:59PM EDT. is hiring for the role of GS-15 Security Engineer Tech Expert - Security Operations. There are several teams hiring for this role. This page contains a summary of the Security Engineer Tech Expert - Security Operations role. More details are available on the main Security Engineer Technical Expert GS15 posting.

Role summary

As a GS-15 security operations expert, you will report to’s security branch chief. In this fully remote position, you will work closely with’s product and platform teams to improve’s security operations. You will play a key role in helping’s security team implement best practices to improve’s infrastructure and security posture. You will provide strategic guidance to’s leadership team, provide feedback on security program objectives, and lead improvements to’s cybersecurity practice.

Key objectives

Objective #1: Contribute to’s Cybersecurity Practice

  • Contribute to security activities such as incident response wargames, infrastructure change review, or static and dynamic code scans and analysis.
  • Improve Software as a Service security controls (e.g., continuous monitoring, logging, incident response, auditing, forensics, access management).
  • Improve’s SecOps practices, platform observability, or tooling.
  • Collaborate with application development teams, platform engineers, and Security Operations Center (SOC) engineers to build and implement security in an open source, live services environment.
  • Collaborate with User Experience, Infrastructure, and Application Developer Engineers to ensure changes to’s product or infrastructure do not negatively impact security.

Objective #2: Provide subject matter expertise on cybersecurity practices to Leadership

  • Provide guidance on industry standards (e.g., NIST 800 series) and best practices to product managers and application developers
  • Develop standard operating procedures that improve’s cybersecurity posture.
  • Collaborate with site reliability engineers to enhance cloud platform security engineering practices.
  • Improve’s security operations via automation.
  • Communicate with internal and external partners to share’s security posture, risk, and operational processes.
  • Contribute to security program goal setting and roadmapping activities.

Objective #3: Ensure maintains its FedRAMP authorization

  • Maintain systems that comply with NIST-800-53 controls.
  • Develop and maintain artifacts for cybersecurity assessments
  • Participate in technical interviews for cybersecurity assessments
  • Prepare application developers, site reliability engineers, or platform engineers for technical assessment interviews
  • Propose changes to development and site reliability engineering practices to better support automated compliance

Objective #4: Collaborate effectively on distributed, agile teams

  • Share knowledge and work collaboratively to integrate anti-identity fraud principles into product and engineering practices.
  • Participate in regular retrospectives and provide feedback to help improve the way the team works.
  • Promote a work environment of respect, diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, mutual support, continuous learning, and commitment to customer / partner needs.

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How To Apply

Submit a complete online application prior to Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 11:59PM EDT. Please fill out all applicable fields.

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