Sr Security Automation Engineer

Job Description

You are passionate, curious and self-driven. You enjoy solving complex challenges with incomplete information in creative and innovative ways with your teammates. You don t know everything but, given a new problem you have strong enough foundations to untangle, self-learn and identify creative ways to solve it.

Work: You will work with the team to build and run automation for security and compliance. The Security Automation Engineer will have the following core responsibilities:

  • Develop workflows using multiple cloud APIs to tackle vulnerability management, threat detection, endpoint platforms compliance systems
  • Improve security team efficiency through process automation
  • Collect report metrics on automation effectiveness
  • Collaborate with peers to integrate security into CI/CD pipelines, automated builds, cloudformation stacks, terraform scripts and more

Skills and Experience baseline:

  • Strong coding skills in Python or equivalent language
  • Experience with AWS cloud environment, using its APIs with Boto3 (or similar) and Lambda functions
  • Bachelor s degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field
  • At least 5 years or more of relevant software engineering experience
  • Understanding of Rest APIs and ability to utilize them in your code
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and experience working on remote teams
  • Unimpeachable integrity, character, courage and honesty

Additional skills you might have (bonus points):

  • Working knowledge of containers and Kubernetes environments
  • Experience working with CI/CD pipelines and associated tools (e.g., Github Actions, Jenkins, CodeDeploy)
  • Understanding of OWASP and secure application development best practices
  • Experience working with non-relational databases (e.g., Elasticsearch, DynamoDB, Mongo, etc.)
  • Experience in a product development environment
  • Experience in FinTech or Technology industries

Key Skills

Computer science; Process automation; Financial advisory; Automation; Wealth management; Coding; Manager Technology; Application development; Vulnerability management; Python

About Company

Be a part of Americas second largest retirement plan provider! Empower. Empower is expanding our India-based affiliate in Bangalore (Great West Global Business Services India Pvt. Ltd.), and you have an opportunity to join our rapidly growing team. Our India site is critical to Empowers continued success. As a company, we are growing at three times the market average and are currently a trusted partner for millions of individuals across thousands diverse organizations. Our singular focus is on helping people replace for life the income they made while working. With that goal in mind, we work to help ensure people can transition into retirement with dignity, confidence and financial peace of mind. Empower provides critical business operations, business analytics and technology solutions as well as technology design and solutions to Putnam Investments. While India associates are thousands of miles away geographically, they are highly integrated into Empower and Putnam businesses and are valued members of the broader organization. When you choose a career with Empower, you become part of something bigger. You join a team of more than 11500 associates who are committed to help people prepare for a secure financial future. To make that happen, we put our customers first above all else and do right by them throughout our partnership. Our obsession with our customers is the foundation of our culture. They entrust us to help their employees reach the retirement they deserve. With that level of responsibility, we are held accountable to provide easy and innovative solutions that deliver on that promise

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