Senior DevSecOps

El Segundo, CA

Posted: 01/08/2021 Employment Type: Direct Hire Skill Set: Infrastructure Job Number: 1344

Job Description

We are looking for a   Sr DevSecOps Engineer to support an immediate need for our client located in El Segundo, CA.

  • Our client is looking to bring onboard a Senior DevSecOps Engineer to be part of our infrastructure team that manages our cloud platform and services.

  • Their infrastructure engineering team members are responsible for design, architecture and maintenance of all cloud-base services that power our development team, and our customer and employee facing web-portals including mobile applications.

  • The ideal engineer will bring their experiences, best practices, and a collaborative attitude to help drive DevSecOps initiatives.

  • Their entire infrastructure is operating on AWS and our technology stack is built on React.js/Redux, NodeJS and Java Spring Boot running on RDS and Elastic Search.

  • Their front-end services are powered by CloudFront while our back-end micro-services are containerized and deployed with Docker on AWS ECS.

  • You will be responsible for service delivery, reliability, scalability, security, monitoring, and helping define all of this as immutable infrastructure-as-code.

  • We are seeking an enthusiastic, passionate professional for a DevSecOps Senior Engineer position with established experience with AWS cloud services, DevOps practices such as build/release management, secure SDLC/DevSecOps practices such as automating security processes in CI/CD pipeline, and general automation.

  • This role will help to design, implement, and support cloud solutions and processes leveraged by large number of applications hosted in our environments.

  • Your skills are broad - implementing cloud and on-premises solutions for various application architectures, scripting, database and other data services – and you easily transition between those and handle multiple projects and priorities.


  • Build and maintain an AWS cloud infrastructure architecture aligning security, compliance, performance and resilience
  • Provide expertise and best practices for implementing cloud security (internal) and product security (external)
  • Assess architectures and designs for security vulnerabilities and suggest and implement proper alternatives
  • Oversee the management and remediation of identified security flaws within our development platforms
  • Build and maintain monitoring, auditing, and reporting frameworks that produces artifacts that support security and compliance needs
  • Deploy and maintain critical applications on cloud-native microservices architecture.
  • Implement automation, effective monitoring, and infrastructure-as-code, thereby increasing the sophistication of our alerting and escalation mechanisms.
  • Create, maintain, and iterate on our CI/CD pipelines across multiple environments.
  • Support and work alongside a cross-functional engineering team on the latest technologies.
  • Iterate on best practices to increase the quality & velocity of deployments.
  • Propose, scope, design, and implement various infrastructure architectures.
  • Sustain and improve the process of knowledge sharing throughout the engineering team.
  • Have on call responsibilities in rotation with the engineering team.

  • Significant knowledge of AWS systems including Organizations, Code*, ECS (EC2 and Fargate), EC2, IAM, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Config, Lambda, Security Groups, RDS, VPCs, WAF, Guard Duty, Inspector, etc.
  • Experience implementing and managing CI/CD pipelines across various business units (using Jenkins, AWS CodePipeline, SonarQube etc).
  • Experience extracting pertinent security data from SIEM solutions and AWS audit, Cloud* logs, SumoLogic and reports
  • Experience with cloud-based security management/IDS/IPS/SIEM tools, such as TrustedAdvisor, AWS Config, Splunk, Dome9, AlienVault, AlertLogic, Fortinet, Threat Stack, etc.
  • Strong understanding of DNS, TCPDUMP, CDNS, SSL, Git, Firewalls and networking concepts (VPC, subnetting, VPNs, etc.,)
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code using Terraform and Cloud Formation.
  • Programming or scripting experience with a popular modern language utilized by above tools along with a drive to automating repetitive tasks using programming languages like Java, Bash, Python, Ruby, etc.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment and experience in maintaining and deploying HA, FT and DR systems at scale.

Bonus Points
  • Bagging one or more accolades among AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, AWS Certified Developer, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator.
  • Experience working on Healthcare applications and system that operate under HIPAA guidelines.


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