Cyber Defense Specialist - 100% remote from Portugal

What you will be doing

  • Identify opportunities to improve security and implement the tools necessary to execute improvements considering full automation
  • Proactively identify and remediate security risks introduced by the cloud platforms, or as flagged by vulnerability scanning software
  • Implement solutions necessary to address security audits and compliance efforts on our cloud platform
  • Knowledge of SOX, PCI DSS, and GDPR is highly desirable
  • Ability to dive deep into software configurations and logs to recommend security-based improvements
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure we are considering security when architecting and building new features/applications
  • Ensure that solutions are engineered with operational efficiency and security by design.
  • Build automation frameworks and systems to improve security by design mentality on current CI/CD systems
  • Participate in on-call security incident response
  • Provide Executive level non-technical analysis to effectively illustrate the potential impact of weaknesses identified to various audiences
  • The creation of secure system lifecycle standards and secure coding standards based on the threat landscape and industry best practices

What we are looking for


  • Proven expertise in security
  • 3 years of Cloud Operations / Infrastructure Engineering experience
  • Strong hands-on experience on public cloud platforms on at least one (Google, AWS, or Azure)
  • Strong system administrator experience with Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Experience with auditing and logging tools such as AWS CloudTrail or ELK
  • Experience with Monitoring and reporting tools such as DataDog, New Relic, Zabbix, and Graphite/Grafana
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or relevant professional expertise
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English