ThreatX is looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer to join our fast growing, innovative company disrupting the WAF security market. This role will lead an important team and function in the design, automation and monitoring of development and production SaaS solutions.
The ideal candidate for this position is intellectually curious, technically savvy, holds a high bar for quality, and has the capability to drive a team towards excellence. A critical aspect of this role is also to provide visibility to trends and best practices in DevOps as ThreatX aims to leverage current technologies and DevOps processes.
This role has high visibility in ThreatX from a senior leadership perspective as we place high value on operational excellence
Day-to-day leadership of the DevOps team
Accountable for timely design, development, maintenance and support of the SaaS platform
Administration, monitoring, and maintenance & operational support of infrastructure and networking components
Create automation and self-provisioning systems for rapid and customer-driven deployments
Develop processes and procedures to support the development life-cycle
Be the subject matter expert on DevOps processes
Perform backup, archiving and restoration activities
Lead business continuity activities
Keep current in DevOps identifying new technologies to adopt and those to retire
Manage relationship with co-location and cloud service providers
Provide leadership and mentoring to the DevOps team
Foster a productive and fun team environment
5 years of DevOps/Operational experience
Experience in a lead role
Experience with automation/configuration management
Strong skills in cloud infrastructure management (AWS, equivalent)
Strong knowledge of software containers (Docker and Rkt)
In-depth knowledge of container orchestration frameworks such as Kubernetes
In depth Linux knowledge
Switching and routing knowledge.
Shell and automation scripting experience (Bash, Python, etc.)
Leadership skills including the ability to motivate teams, work collaboratively across the organization
Strong interpersonal skills
Experience in security compliance frameworks (ISO 27002, PCI)
Information Security experience, protocols and methods
Knowledge of host security (hardening, HIDS, firewall, file integrity monitoring)
Knowledge on perimeter security (IDS/IPS, Firewall, Antivirus, WAF)
Knowledge of best practices DevOps and IT operations supporting a high-performance / high-availability service
ThreatX is the only SaaS-based web application firewall (WAF) solution that enables enterprises to confidently secure all their web applications against a rapidly evolving threat landscape. Purpose built for the hybrid-cloud, ThreatX delivers complete visibility and the most precise threat detection and neutralization capabilities available by combining progressive behavior profiling, collective threat intelligence, and deep analytics with a managed service. ThreatX eliminates the false positives and maintenance burdens associated with 1st generation WAFs and static, rule-based solutions.