Security Engineer


Vancouver City, British Columbia, CA / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 04/03/2021
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  • Company Address: #400–858 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1C1

About Visier

Visier helps you to see the truth. The market leader in Workforce Analytics, Visier is a cloud-based analytics application that delivers fast, clear people insight.

Job Description

Visier is the leader in People Analytics and Workforce Intelligence - serving marquis clients with insights into their people and elevating HR’s ability to drive business strategy through talent.

Visier’s InfoSec team is responsible for keeping our customers’ data secure.  We work with internal teams to provide technical guidance,  implement DLP solutions, secure networks, and improve our infrastructure code.  We are responsible for ensuring that systems are hardened against industry security guidelines like CIS Benchmarks and that AWS Services have been properly secured according to best practices.  
Our job is to create, maintain and enhance the trust given to us by our customers’ when working with their data.

What you'll be doing...

  • Performing vulnerability assessments of Linux/Windows based systems using manual and automated tools
  • Perform vulnerability assessments of Cloud Infrastructure based on AWS
  • Develop technical solutions using Cloudformation, Terraform, Puppet and Ansible to remediate vulnerabilities and work with internal teams to implement changes across our infrastructure.
  • Investigate potential security incidents and perform root cause analysis.
  • Educate internal teams on best practices, CIS benchmarks and other frameworks on how best to secure our infrastructure
  • Preparing for and simulating various security incidents.  We’re mission critical for our customers and need to stay up, no matter what

  • What you'll bring to the table...

  • A deep understanding of Linux internals and systems administration
  • Excellent knowledge of Amazon Web Services and experience securing multiple services in it
  • Excellent knowledge of networking principles
  • Strong understanding of CIS benchmarks and related assessment tools
  • Familiarity with US NIST 800 publications 
  • Experience using Splunk or Elasticsearch for log analysis and threat hunting
  • Experience with container technologies such as Kubernetes and Docker
  • Experience using infrastructure as code
  • Experience working effectively with software engineering teams.
  • AWS Certification at the Associate or Professional level, or AWS certified Security or a willingness to achieve an AWS certification within 1 year.
  • You roll up your sleeves
  • You make it simple
  • You are proud
  • You never stop learning
  • You play to win
    We are looking for someone with a deep curiosity, and a strong sense of purpose, urgency, and drive.

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    Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
    This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.