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Cloud Security Engineer
Austin, TX

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Job Description

Dubbed an "open-source unicorn" by Forbes, Confluent is the fastest-growing enterprise subscription company our investors have ever seen. And how are we growing so fast? By pioneering a new technology category with an event streaming platform, which enables companies to leverage their data as a continually updating stream of events, not as static snapshots. This innovation has led Sequoia Capital, Benchmark, and Index Ventures to recently invest a combined $125 million in our Series D financing. Our product has been adopted by Fortune 100 customers across all industries, and we're being led by the best in the space-our founders were the original creators of Apache Kafka®. We're looking for talented and amazing team players who want to accelerate our growth, while doing some of the best work in their career. Join us as we build the next transformative technology platform!

About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced platform engineer to work on high impact security aspects of the Confluent Platform. Key challenges and opportunities here include collaborating with multiple engineering teams, designing and implementing mission critical features, and an opportunity to show thought leadership in a new space!

Who You Are:

* Smart, humble, and empathetic
* Have a strong sense of teamwork and put team's and company's interests first
* Driven and excited about challenges of a fast-paced, innovative software startup environment


* Design, implement, and maintain cloud infrastructure security
* Serve as primary point of contact in one or more platform security areas
* Collaborate with various Confluent Engineering groups to provide strong technical guidance and leadership related to infrastructure security

What We're Looking For:

* 2+ Experience working with AWS, Azure, GCP security related services and other cloud agnostic security tools
* Strong fundamentals in distributed systems design and development
* Experience securing and operating large-scale systems
* Proficiency in Java, Go, or Python
* Proficiency in Docker or Kubernetes
* Experience in Network Security and Cloud Security
* Experience with concepts of distributed systems and big data such as - Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Big Table, HBase etc
* A self starter with the ability to work effectively in teams with excellent spoken / written communication

What Gives You An Edge:

* Experience with Terraform
* Experience working with Infosec or Compliance teams
* Experience working with scanning tools

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