Front

Senior Security Engineer, Detection and Response

United States, Canada
May, 17
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Front is a hub for customer communication that allows companies to offer tailor-made service at scale. Front looks and feels like your email inbox with a few very important differences: teammates collaborate in the same place where external messages are sent and received, and behind the scenes, robust workflows and integrations power the efficiency and insights typically found in a CRM. More than 6,500 businesses use Front to work together to send out the best replies faster, keep messages organized across channels, and always maintain a personal touch. The result is premier, personalized service that scales with your business — and a team that works together as one. 
With $138M in funding, Front is backed by Sequoia Capital, and other leading venture capital firms, as well as independent investors including top executives of Atlassian, Okta, Qualtrics, and Zoom. Front was recently named to Forbes Best Startup Employers 2022 List, Inc. Magazine's 2022 Best Workplaces list, and Y Combinator's list of Top Companies in 2022. We have also been recognized on Wealthfront’s Career-Launching Companies in 2021.
We are looking for an experienced security engineer who is excited to build, manage, and scale Front’s security programs.

What will you be doing?

    • Own and drive Front’s security detection roadmap
    • Develop security alerts and response automation
    • Develop capabilities to gather security telemetry data from cloud infrastructure
    • Partner with cross-functional teams at Front to constantly improve our defensive model
    • Build log aggregation and orchestration platform to automate workflows and improve identification
    • Respond to security incidents(including bug bounty program) and perform investigations
    • Identify and understand new data sources, tune false positives and centralizer alerts
    • Implement and maintain intrusion detection, continuous security monitoring and risk assessment for our cloud infrastructure
    • Communicate security risks to stakeholders and engineers 

What skills and experience do you need?

    • Good understanding of security vulnerabilities and attacker exploit techniques
    • Full professional English proficiency
    • Strong track record of launching and delivering projects of significant complexity and high level of ambiguity
    • Experience designing and building highly available, large-scale distributed systems
    • Fluency in a dynamic language like Javascript, Python, Ruby, or similar
    • Strong understanding of core internet technologies(e.g. TCP/IP)
    • Solid understanding of web and mobile application architecture 
    • Experience with AWS technologies
Front provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.
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