Senior Security Operations Engineer at Vend

Security, Melbourne melbourne engineering
Posted 22 days ago

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by 👋 

We are looking for a Senior Security Operations Engineer to join our team in Melbourne. We are a lean, multidisciplinary team driving to be progressive in our approach to security. We aim to cultivate trust with people by keeping their data and systems resilient to threats.

You will build and manage security tooling to detect and respond to systems security issues, stay up to date with the latest security vulnerabilities, participate in incident response and work closely with engineering teams to advise on secure architecture, practices and help secure our environment as a whole.

Who we are:

Some exciting news in the Vend journey, we are joining the Lightspeed family! By joining forces, we will continue to power retailers and restaurants with our cloud-based, omnichannel commerce platforms and bring our cities and communities to life.

At the heart of both Lightspeed and Vend are our people and customers. We delight local businesses in over 100 countries and we are trusted by favourite local businesses, where the community goes to shop and dine. We have offices in Canada, USA, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

💚 Our common mission: ignite the potential of businesses to enrich the communities they serve.We’re passionate about enabling people to do their best work. Come work with us and find out what you can do!

What you’ll be doing: 

Security Operations (50%)

  • Conduct security threat modelling of existing and emerging systems and technologies at Vend.
  • Implement, maintain, and improve security infrastructure in AWS.
  • Assist in vulnerability management and remediation processes, and contribute to remediation plans.
  • Help lead incident response through in-depth, technical analysis and remediation (playbook creation...).

DevOps (25%)

  • Build scalable tools, systems, and processes that allow engineers to ship world-class software.
  • Participate with the resolution of security-related infrastructure configurations or failures

Documentation & Communication (15%)

  • Create requirements and documentation for security systems.
  • Tracking and maintaining operational security metrics (i.e. threats, risks, issues).
  • Effectively communicate security remediation strategies.

Software Engineering + Security (10%)

  • Provide technical guidelines, security tooling integrated into CI/CD and secure engineering patterns for deploying new systems and infrastructure
  • Raise awareness and be a subject matter expert to tech teams, empowering them to maintain security throughout the SDLC

What you need to bring:

  • Experience working on both security and operations, monitoring, tooling, and running a highly complex cloud infrastructure. 
  • Working experience with at least one language (eg. Python, Go, etc).
  • Experience working with engineers to create and ingest the right logs, configure meaningful risk-based alerting.
  • Experience of developing and documenting security processes and plans based on common information security management frameworks (ISO 270x, SOC 2, NIST or CIS).
  • Technical knowledge of security engineering, identity and access management, applied cryptography, and security protocols.
  • Demonstrated cloud experience with AWS or similar (e.g. IAM best practices, networking, securing multi-account setups, IDS/GuardDuty, etc.).
  • Excellent communication skills, keen eye for detail, and knack for solving difficult problems.

Why do you want to work at Vend?

  • We will provide you with opportunities to develop your career: regular ‘lunch and learns’, training sessions…
  • We offer a flexible working environment: you can work remotely from your home location on an adhoc basis, and enjoy flexible working hours
  • You can help build an amazing product in a company big enough for growth but lean enough to make a genuine impact

Plus, we have a range of benefits that’ll keep you happy, healthy and (not) hungry:

  • Dog-friendly environment
  • Free fresh fruits, snacks and drinks (and cake for your birthday!)
  • Paid leave and assistance for new parents
  • Travel insurance for you and your family
  • Lightspeed Share scheme
  • Flexible paid time off policy (unlimited leave)
  • Flexible Working policy

Where to from here?

Obviously, we’re looking to ensure it’s a solid fit from both sides: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world, feel free to check out our Instagram here.

Vend is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity.