Senior Security Engineer

Illumio - Sunnyvale, CA4.2

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $170,000 a year

What We Are About:

The Security team serves customers, employees and stakeholders by delivering and managing a comprehensive security program, assuring the security of Illumio's core products and cloud offerings, delivering trusted services, and driving activities which safeguard information assets against unauthorized disclosure, modification, damage or loss.


What You Will Accomplish:

  • You will work collaboratively with engineering and operations to architect, manage and secure all stages of the application lifecycle.
  • You will automate everything, to minimize manual work in all aspects of secure cloud deployment, security monitoring, and incident response for development and production environments.
  • You will be a Security mentor – make sure the infrastructure is secure using best practices/tools and teach others.
  • Incident Response & Business Continuity – Plan and ensure efficient security incident response and plans for Systems availability and DR for the application.
  • You will work with Ops & IT teams to develop and deploy security network solutions in support of Cloud infrastructure – including standards for hosts, firewalls, load balancers and all parts of the infrastructure.
  • You will work with security escalation support – Participate in security incident response.

What You Will Bring:

  • 3-5 years of experience infrastructure and cloud security.
  • 8+ years of security experience with expertise in securing enterprise web-app technologies.
  • Experience securing public cloud service providers environments, such as AWS, GCP, Azure.
  • Experience with developing security standards for cloud & virtual infrastructure, host, network and other devices.
  • Experience with security monitoring and management tools such as SIEM such as Splunk.
  • Experience with network security tools such as Firewall, IDP/IDS and cloud security infrastructure (e.g. Security Groups, IAM, etc.).
  • Experience with operational monitoring tools.
  • Experience with data center host-based security tools.
  • Experience with security, audit, and protection tools.

Bonus Points:

  • Strong scripting skills in at least one language other than *sh (preferred, but not required: Ruby, Python).
  • Experience in securing Ruby & Ruby on Rails applications a plus.
  • Expertise with automation and configuration management frameworks, such as Chef or Puppet.
  • General DevOps skills, able to participate in setting up, and configuring security infrastructure.
  • Programming skills.
  • BS degree in engineering, computer science or a related field.
  • Startup experience.
  • Familiarity with OpenStack or VMware virtualization software.
Who We Are

Illumio, the leader in micro-segmentation, prevents the spread of breaches inside data center and cloud environments. Enterprises such as Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, Salesforce, and Oracle NetSuite use Illumio to reduce cyber risk and achieve regulatory compliance. The Illumio Adaptive Security Platform® uniquely protects critical information with real-time application dependency and vulnerability mapping coupled with micro-segmentation that works across any data center, public cloud, or hybrid cloud deployment on bare-metal, virtual machines, and containers. For more information, visit or follow us @Illumio.