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Kensho Technologies

Software Engineer - Security Kensho Technologies
Cambridge, MA

Kensho Technologies is a data analytics and machine intelligence company.

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About Kensho Technologies

Job Description

At Kensho, we hire talented people and give them the autonomy and support needed to build amazing technology and products. To do this, we look for people who insist on a bias towards action to minimize unhelpful hierarchy and process. We collaborate using our teammates' diverse perspectives to solve hard problems. Our communication with one another is open, honest and efficient. We dedicate time and resources to explore new ideas and, as a result, we produce technology that is scalable, robust, and useful.

As a security focused software engineer at Kensho you are a thoughtful, collaborative, and seasoned technologist who will be working closely with the Infrastructure team to ensure security across a number of systems and web applications. You will help us protect network boundaries, keep systems and network devices against attacks and provide security frameworks and processes to protect confidential data like passwords and client information.

What You'll Do:

* Evaluate and strengthen Kensho's security systems and processes across all products and teams by building a scalable process to ensure the security feedback loop is strong
* Write, monitor, and triage security tests and infrastructure
* Directly interface with customer infosec teams, lawyers, external security researchers as well as internal partners to ensure that Kensho maintains a best-in-class security envelope
* Cultivate full team participation in high quality, thoughtful, secure software

What We Look For:

* Experience securing modern web applications and distributed data infrastructure in a cross-team setting
* Willingness to find and fix vulnerabilities in both our own software and 3rd party dependencies
* Experience with penetration testing and industry-standard cryptography

How to Really Get Our Attention:

* Security engineer experience at a top 10 software company
* Participation and awards at security capture-the-flag competitions
* Open source project contributions showing innovation and initiative
* Hedge fund or major financial institution trading experienceRelevant research, publications, and patents

Technologies We Like:

* Python, Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, Calico, Git, Jenkins, Sentry, Cypress


* Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance with 100% premium covered
* Unlimited vacation days
* Paid Parental Leave
* 401(k) plan with employer match
* Free snacks and drinks
* Dog-friendly office
* Cardio machines and weights in the office
* Hubway (bike sharing program) membership

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

About Kensho Technologies

Kensho Technologies is a data analytics and machine intelligence company.

200 employees
Kensho Technologies

44 brattle street

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