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Avature is a sophisticated SaaS platform that relies on a robust infrastructure, combining AWS and our own datacenters to stay performant, reliant, and secure. As Platform Security Engineer, you’ll be responsible for maintaining our platform’s security as it continues to grow, coming up with creative solutions to the unique challenges we face building and configuring security services and tools. This includes the design, implementation, and maintenance of the security stack to protect the platform and its data. You will work closely with software and cloud engineers to ensure that security is integrated into all aspects of the platform.

Your challenges and objectives:

  • Achieve a deep understanding of our sophisticated infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with the rest of our engineering teams in the design of a robust security layer.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in our security infrastructure and propose solutions.
  • Participate in defining standards with a DevSecOps/SRE mindset and promote them.
  • Design and automate complex operations to scale in distributed datacenters around the world.
  • Ensure fluid communication between the engineering security area and others.

Your day-to-day activities:

  • Build security configurations and system tools.
  • Investigate new vulnerabilities and remediations.
  • Create automations for all security fields (Red, Blue, Incidents).
  • Improve monitoring and alerting.
  • Provide a Security Platform as a Service.
  • Staying up-to-date on the latest security technologies and trends, and making recommendations for implementing them.
  • Analyze the specifications of our deployments and provide security for them.
  • Implement security projects.
  • Build continuous security testing

About you:

Minimum qualifications:
  • Software development skills and methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux, including servers and database hardening.
  • Knowledge of automation: configuration management (e.g. Puppet), and/or infrastructure management technologies (Packer, Terraform, Virtualization, etc.).
  • Strong programming skills in at least one language (e.g.: Python, Java, Bash).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding of networking, firewalls, and intrusion detection and prevention systems.
  • Knowledge of data encryption and key management, hybrid cloud security systems, and data protection (datacenters & AWS).
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools, pen tests, incident detection and response.
  • Cloud administration and containerization experience with technologies such as AWS, Kubernetes, and OpenStack are a big plus.
  • Experience in product as a service operation.
  • Any security certification is a plus.

About us:

Avature is a market leading enterprise SaaS Solution provider for global talent acquisition and talent management. We have a strong commitment to high quality engineering and customer service and are recognized innovators in the very large company market. We currently work with over 650 companies worldwide, including 110 of the Fortune 500, all of the Big Four consulting firms, the largest banks and manufacturers in the world, and five governments.

We design, build, implement, and support our product ourselves. With 26 releases a year and a strong commitment to innovation and quality engineering, our private cloud platform has become the product choice for the very large global organization.

At Avature, we value opportunities to learn and grow within a dynamic, creative, and collaborative environment. We encourage autonomy and empower our people to approach challenges innovatively while bringing their unique perspective to the table. We offer a career development program that supports continuous learning and thoughtful leadership, and that meaningfully impacts each individual’s professional trajectory.

What we offer:

  • A fast-paced, energetic, and engaging environment.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Work remotely or come by the office as much as you want.
  • Four salary reviews per year.
  • Option to earn part of your salary in US dollars.
  • Three weeks vacations from the first year.
  • Four weeks paternity leave.
  • OSDE 310 health coverage (family plan).
  • Four days a year to attend events related to professional development.
  • End of year week off (December 26 to 31).
  • Internet service expenses.
  • Birthdays off.
An organizational culture that empowers everyone to be themselves is key to thrive in business, but more importantly, it is a pathway for creating a more equitable society. Avature fosters a diverse and inclusive environment and celebrates that each unique person brings something different to our team. We are committed to considering all qualified applicants equally and to promoting equal opportunities within our organization.

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