Staff Security Engineer
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: February 19, 2021
Ambient.ai is a stealth AI company headquartered in Palo Alto on
a mission to enable intelligent environments that are safe,
efficient and sustainable. Our breakthrough technology combines
cutting-edge deep learning with a contextual knowledge model to
achieve human-like perception ability. Ambient's flagship product
has been deployed by multiple Fortune 100 companies to solve a
mission-critical problem in a way that has never been possible.
The company was founded in 2017 by experts in artificial
intelligence from Stanford University who previously built iconic
products at Apple, Google, Microsoft and Dropbox. We are a Series-B
company backed by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), SV Angel,
YCombinator, and visionary angels like Jyoti Bansal, Mark Leslie
and Elad Gil.
Why Us?Recently named on the YC Top Companies List 2021, and the
Forbes Cloud 100 Rising Stars 2020, we're achieving the impossible
daily and we'd love to have you aboard this rocket ship. Join
Position OverviewAs the first senior security engineer at Ambient,
you will take broad ownership of all things security at the
company, including infrastructure, product and corporate security.
You will be responsible for hardening our platform to secure our
customers' data, implementing corporate policies to secure
employees' data and devices, and collaborate with Sales and
Implementation during enterprise security reviews. You will work
closely with the engineering, product, customer success, marketing
and sales teams, as well as internal and external auditors to
promote security best practices. The ideal candidate is a strong
software engineer with an in-depth knowledge of security issues in
all parts of the modern stack, and is excited about building
systems, processes and teams from the ground up.
- Propose, design, build, and deploy security improvements across
all aspects of Ambient's systems.
- Track, prioritize, and evaluate risk of security issues.
- Work on penetration tests, security reports and compliance
projects (SOC2, ISO 27001/2).
- Design, deploy, manage and improve critical security
infrastructure services for authentication and authorization, PKI,
secrets management, logging, detection, vulnerability management
- BS/MS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent
- 5+ years experience in developing and executing security
- Strong understanding of vulnerabilities, common attack vectors
and how to resolve them.
- Significant penetration testing experience and offensive
capabilities in areas including web applications, networks,
infrastructure (cloud and on-prem).
- Familiar with Python, Docker, Shell Scripting, Linux or
- Experience with automating and securing cloud environments such
as AWS or GCP.
- Familiarity with static and dynamic code analysis tools.
Our benefits include:* Market-competitive salary plus equity*
401(k) plan* Medical, dental, vision insurance* Generous Paid Time
Off* Catered lunches (3 days/week)* Fully stocked kitchen with
snacks and drinks* Employee referral bonus program* Quarterly team
offsites* Awesome coworkers and prime University Avenue office
At Ambient.ai, we respect and admire the builders and the creators.
Send us your most incredible project; we'd love to see.
Ambient.ai is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. ()
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