Astranis

The next generation of internet satellites.

Senior Product Security Engineer (Offense/Defense)

Location
San Francisco, CA / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
6+ years
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About the role

Product Security Engineer

Astranis is looking for people with strong knowledge and general curiosity about hardware and software, who understand and can identify potential vulnerabilities, and who can build tools to exploit these vulnerabilities so we can ensure our space and ground systems are hardened against attack.

Role

  • Act as an advisor to software and other engineering teams for best practices in security.
  • Develop tools to facilitate penetration testing and red team exercises to continuously evaluate the security of our systems.
  • Plan, coordinate and participate in red or purple team exercises
  • Help identify and prioritize potential areas of vulnerability to be assessed, corrected and audited

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical or engineering discipline, or equivalent hands-on experience in the field
  • 3+ years experience in web application security, penetration testing, threat modeling or similar experience
  • Experience across multiple areas of security including physical, network, encryption, access, authentication, etc
  • Basic software development or scripting experience, for developing exploits or other tools related to security
  • Experience identifying security vulnerabilities and risks
  • Able to perform duties autonomously without much supervision
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Bonus

  • Active US Government security clearance (not needed)
  • Previous experience assessing the security of space systems, sensors, telemetry, tracking and control (TT&C) systems
  • Experience with RF technologies
  • Knowledge of the Linux operating system or real-time operating systems
  • Understanding of cryptography, digital signatures, public key infrastructure or similar areas of security

U.S. Citizenship, Lawful Permanent Residency, or Refugee/Asylee Status Required (To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the United States, or other protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3))

Our mission and our products are meant to connect the world and everyone in it, regardless of gender, race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.

Why you should join Astranis

U.S. CITIZENSHIP OR GREEN CARD REQUIRED (Note: This is due to U.S. export regulations, and we are unable to make exceptions.)

Four billion people do not have access to the internet. Astranis is going to change that. We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost telecommunications satellites to bring the world online.

Come work with incredibly smart people who have flown things in space before. No prior space experience needed, you just need to enjoy getting your hands dirty with real hardware and be okay with struggling to do things that seem impossibly hard.

We’re a well-funded team of over 100 world-class engineers that move fast. We raised our Series B ($90M) from Andreessen Horowitz and Venrock, launched our first satellite in 2018, secured our first major customer deal in 2019, and we’ll triple the satellite internet capacity of Alaska in 2021.

Our mission and our products are meant to connect the world and everyone in it, regardless of gender, race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.

Astranis
Founded:
Team Size:100
Location:San Francisco
Founders
John Gedmark
John Gedmark
CEO
Ryan McLinko
Ryan McLinko
CTO