Senior Security Engineer
EdgeCast Networks, Inc. - Santa Monica, CA

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Delivering any data, anywhere, anytime, EdgeCast is the world's fastest and most reliable content delivery network. The company was founded in 2006 by technology entrepreneurs with years of experience building companies in the infrastructure, web services, and application delivery spaces. We built our global delivery network to provide the fastest, smartest content delivery on the planet. Deloitte and Touche recently named EdgeCast the #1 fastest growing Internet company in North America.

Position Summary:
The Sr. Security Engineer builds processes and deploys security infrastructure components to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of company and client data. This includes a functional role in access control security, operational security, software development security, and compliance. The Security Engineer will also assist with research and development of additional controls to identify misuse of assets, to mitigate compromises, and to perform security troubleshooting.

Implement the policies for all aspects of information security across the enterprise and production environments

Build the infrastructure for internal/external penetration tests and vulnerability assessments

Assist with creating information security policies

Define security processes following ITIL and industry best practices

Create the company's Incident Response program

Construct a repeatable Patch Management and Vulnerability management program

Make solutions for day to day network security activities

Design and build the security infrastructure for multiple projects.

Test and deploy new security technology

Create security escalation procedures and respond to escalated events

Implement all changes to security infrastructure in accordance with standard procedures and change control policies and procedures

Assist with audit and compliance efforts

Mentor other security engineers and analysts on security best practices.

4-year degree in a technical discipline (or equivalent experience) required

3+ years’ experience operating as a security resource for a large production operation, an ISP, a large scale web application or a similar environment

Experience interfacing with partner security policies and managing to third party security requirements

Experience building enterprise security compliance policies in a mixed operating system environment

Proven experience with auditing, risk and threat analysis, contingency planning, creating security standards, and various security tools

Understanding of TCP/IP, Linux, network/system intrusion techniques, firewalls and VPNs

Security certifications such as: GIAC, CISSP, OSCP, CEH, GPEN preferred

Project management skills or PMP preferred.

Strong scripting skills – shell scripting, Ruby, Python, Perl

Experience working in Web Application Security is a plus


Highly responsible, self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision

Results oriented persona with the ability to adapt to a constantly changing technical environment

Energetic and fast paced individual who thrives in a high growth, entrepreneurial environment

Enthusiasm to learn and grow with the role

Excellent organizational and follow up skills

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills


Competitive base salary

Performance bonus

Stock Options

Matching 401K

Choice of 2 HMO or 3 PPO plans

Employee Referral Bonus program

Corporate Discounts on Entertainment, Dining, Shopping, Computers, Gym Membership

Beautiful Santa Monica location

Swift career growth potential

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