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Security Engineer

Company: Uplight
Location: Boulder
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:


The Position

Do you dream about creating a more sustainable future? At Uplight, we are motivating energy users and providers to accelerate the clean energy ecosystem. Working with over 90 of the worlds leading electric and gas utilities, Uplight provides an end-to-end customer energy experience. Uplight delivers personalized experiences that customers have now come to expectimproving satisfaction, increasing revenue, reducing the cost to serve, and contributing to carbon reduction goals. We are B Corp certified, enabling us to put our values into action by not only making decisions for the benefit of our shareholders, but also for our customers, environment, employees, and community.

We are seeking a Security Engineer to join our team and help us achieve our ambitious goals for our business and the planet.

We will consider this role for continued remote work with some work/travel to our offices in Denver, Boulder, Boston, Chicago or Vancouver.

What You Get To Do

  • Actively hunt the enterprise for insecure, suspicious, or malicious activity.
  • Review data that is processed within the SIEM to find suspicious events as well as ineffective data.
  • Verify incident source alert notifications are authentic and trusted.
  • Identify and resolve incidents that are not defined by (or deviate from) an existing incident response guide.
  • Update and maintain response guides for accuracy.
  • Assist with significant incidents as needed or assigned.
  • Provide feedback for the development and consistency of automated threat detection mechanisms.
  • Security projects dedicated to improving Uplight's security posture.
  • Research and understand initial threat vectors and create protection mechanisms to prevent threat recurrences.
  • Recommend security best practices and system configuration standards.
  • Facilitate and lead incident response calls; provide documentation and reports to senior management.
  • Perform an on-call shift rotation.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
    Skills and experience are necessary, but we hire on value alignment first, so if you feel you would be a good fit with us, still consider applying.

    What You Bring To Uplight
    • Great attitude.
    • History of securing applications and application settings.
    • Must have strong scripting skills Python/Shell Scripting experience.
    • Experience with git.
    • Mid to advanced level Linux knowledge in a physical, virtual, or public cloud environment.
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are necessary to effectively collaborate with peers, and to present and explain highly technical information to stakeholders who may have limited technical knowledge.
    • Advanced understanding in securing cloud technologies.
    • Experience with technologies from at least one public cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure).
    • Experience adopting security practices across an enterprise.
    • Experience with modern DevSecOps practices including implementing automated security in CI/CD pipelines in the AWS Cloud.
      Bonus Points
      • CISSP, CASP, GSLC, CISM certified.
      • Experience using tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Packer, Troposphere, Consul, Jenkins, SonarQube, and AWS.
        What Makes Working At Uplight Amazing

        In addition to all the standard medical and dental benefits, that kick in Day 1, we are:
        • Proud to be over 500+ purpose-driven individuals helping to create a more sustainable planet.
        • Committed to the environment, our employees, and our communities.
        • Focused on career growth by following defined career ladders.
        • Committed to taking our work and mission seriously and.we love to laugh
          We Also Provide
          • 401k Match
          • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
          • Monthly wellness stipend
          • Peer to peer recognition program
          • Management by objectives bonus plan
          • Innovative flexible time off policy
          • Exceptionally collaborative and cool office spaces (once we reopen them)
            Salary Range: $100,000 to $138,900

            In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the approximate annual base compensation range is listed above. The actual offer, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be determined by a number of factors including the applicant's experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity among our team.

            Uplight provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race (including hair texture and hairstyles), color, religion (including head coverings), age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local Jobble

Keywords: Uplight, Boulder , Security Engineer, Engineering , Boulder, Colorado

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