Senior Security Engineer
Edgecast - 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. And, according to the independent experts, we did exactly that - we consistently rank among the very best-performing CDNs in the industry. Having built customer-centric technology service companies in the past, outstanding service is in our blood. We hope it shows through in everything we do. We are headquartered in lovely Santa Monica, California, and recently celebrated our 150th employee
  • Funded by Steamboat Ventures and Menlo Ventures
  • Highly experienced executive management team with a proven track record
  • Recently named the #1 fastest growing Internet company in North America by Deloitte and Touche
  • Manage policy of all aspects of information security across the enterprise and production environments
  • Perform internal and external network penetration tests and triage on reported incidents
  • Create information security policies and defining processes following ITIL and industry best practices
  • Help form the company's processes for responding to incidents, security advisories and other operational issues
  • Manage process to identify and remediate issues proactively through regular vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, log parsing and other industry practices
  • Manage forensic investigations collecting and analyzing digital evidence

  • 4-year degree in a technical discipline (or equivalent experience) required
  • 3+ years combined experience in information security, production operations, an ISP, large scale web application or similar environment in a security capacity
  • Experience interfacing with partner security policies and managing to third party security requirements
  • Experience writing and managing enterprise security compliance policies in a mixed operating system environment
  • Proven experience with auditing, risk and threat analysis, contingency planning, implementing security standards and methods utilizing 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
  • Strong scripting skills – shell scripting, Ruby, Python, Perl
  • Experience working in Web Application Security is a plus

Personal attributes:
  • Highly responsible, self-motivated, and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Resource 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
  • Excellent organizational and follow up skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ethical, fair and of high integrity
  • Competitive base salary
  • Performance bonus
  • Stock options
  • Matching 401K
  • Choice of 2 HMO or 3 PPO plans
  • Beautiful Santa Monica location
  • Swift career growth potential

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