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Security Engineer at RapidSOS (New York, NY)

RapidSOS is hiring!  Join a rapidly growing advanced emergency technology start-up in solving one of the greatest challenges of our generation:



  • The Challenge: 911 was built 50 years ago for a landline system and has seen limited change since. The result is 250M 911 calls a year are managed with essentially voice only. Watch John Oliver discuss the challenge: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-XlyB_QQYs

  • RapidSOS Tech: Partnering with Internet of Things (IoT) companies and the public safety community, RapidSOS provides a rich data link to public safety, sending lifesaving data to aid in emergency response

  • Media/Awards: Won most major start-up awards (including Start-Up of the Year by CTA/CES & Top Innovation of 2015 by MIT) and featured across national media (WIRED, WSJ,TechCrunch, NYT, Time, Newsweek, etc.)

  • Team: MIT, HBS, Stanford, Wharton, Google, Oracle, Microsoft, Argonne & Oak Ridge National Labs, Bell Labs, venture capital, over 40 tech start-ups

  • Investors: $32M of capital raised from preeminent global investors including several top VCs, Microsoft, and former leadership of Apple, AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Lucent, Raytheon, and three former FCC Chairmen


 Watch the RapidSOS 3-Min Summary Video


 What this Role is About:


As Senior Network Engineer, you will work to uphold and improve the network and application security of the RapidSOS platform. We are looking for a candidate with a strong AWS cloud background interested in securing widely deployed technologies such as Linux, Python, Kubernetes, etc. At a high level, this candidate will work closely with engineering and compliance teams to help establish a culture of security in a fast-paced environment. Automation will be a key component, ensuring this role is successful within the organization.


 Responsibilities:



  • Ensure the security of emergency infrastructure handling > 90% national 911 calls

  • Work with the team to ensure security planning keeps pace with rapidly evolving application and cloud environments

  • Understand risk across the organization and focus appropriate attention based on risk  

  • Analyze and improve the current SDLC to ensure security is an integral part of the process

  • Build a process for consistent assessments of modern web and mobile applications, as well as the cloud infrastructure

  • Work with partner organizations to understand their security requirements and account for them during the integration process

  • Providing education and guidance on security topics across the RapidSOS team

  • Develop and maintain incident response and business continuity processes and communicate them to key stakeholders and customers


“Must Have” Experience:



  • Hands-on experience working with and securing AWS

  • Experience working with engineering teams to build security into the development process

  • Experience working across an organization to improve overall security

  • Experience communicating with external parties in compliance and security reviews


“Nice to Have” Experience:



  • Experience evaluating and/or implementing security controls in a containerized, cloud-based environment

  • Application testing proxies like Burp Suite

  • Knowledge of popular frameworks for logging, authentication, deployment, secrets management, as well as Kubernetes management

  • Familiarity with Python + Django/Flask, NodeJS, mobile applications and other modern frameworks and languages

  • Familiarity with modern application design, including APIs, microservices and associated technologies


What We Offer:



  • The chance to work with a passionate team on solving one of the largest challenges globally

  • Competitive salary and benefits and equity participation

  • Dynamic, fun work environment with a highly talented team

  • Flexible startup work environment and a fun atmosphere

  • Rapid growth opportunities


 If you're curious to learn more about RapidSOS, you can check out our full press list!


 RapidSOS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.


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