Security Operations Engineer at Alpaca
About the role
Alpaca is a series A fintech startup that’s raised over $21M in funding. Alpaca builds an API for stock trading that enables developers across the world to build trading algos, applications, and brokerage services.
Alpaca’s globally distributed team consists of developers, traders, and brokerage specialists, and is backed by a group of prominent investors including Spark Capital, Portag3, Social Leverage, Elefund, Y Combinator, and highly experienced industry angel investors. We are also a very tech-enthusiastic team with notable track records in open source and startup communities.
Reporting to the Director of Security, you will help oversee the implementation of our security policies to ensure our cloud-hosted systems and microservices, and endpoints remain secured and compliant.
Work with the Engineering team to continue with our shift-left SecDevOps efforts and to ensure resiliency of our cloud-hosted systems and microservices
Manage the implementation and operations to ensure the security of corporate systems including but not limited to endpoints, email systems, and IAM
Oversee implementation and operations for all security related tools including but not limited to vulnerability management, SIEM/SOAR, patch management, system hardening, and endpoint tools
Analyze security logs and alerts, and escalate any potential security threats to help contain and remediate as necessary
Define KPIs and metrics for the security program and recommend enhancements to improve these metrics over time
Manage security awareness training for all staff
Assist in Incident Response activities as needed
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
You have 5+ years of experience in security operations
You have extensive experience with the Google platform including Workspace and GCP
Understanding of containers and container orchestration (Kubernetes)
Strong understanding and comfort with POSIX Operating Systems (Linux/BSD, etc.)
Experience with Vulnerability management systems such as Tenable or Qualys
Experience with SIEM or other log and search systems
Security related certifications such as CISSP, CSSLP, or equivalent
Why you should join Alpaca
Alpaca is a hyper growth financial technology company that is democratizing global access to financial markets starting with our API-first stock brokerage. In just two years, billions of dollars of securities are traded every month via our API and rapidly increasing.
Alpaca’s globally distributed team consists of developers, traders, and brokerage business specialists and backed by a group of well-capitalized investors including Spark Capital, Portag3, Social Leverage, Y Combinator as well as highly experienced industry angel investors. We are also very tech-enthusiastic with notable track records in open source and startup communities.