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Remote Senior Security Engineer

Follow Up Boss

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Full-TimeFull-Stack ProgrammingUSA Only
Time zones: EST (UTC -5), CST (UTC -6), MST (UTC -7), PST (UTC -8), AKST (UTC -9), HST (UTC -10)

About the job
As a Senior Security Engineer at Follow Up Boss, you'll help product teams build secure software, review code, develop threat models, and lead security initiatives. You will help design and implement security-critical features in our PHP monolith. Ultimately, your work will have a direct impact on the security posture of our products and company.

Why would you want to work here?
Weโ€™re a bootstrapped, profitable company that started back in April 2011.ย  We're a young, ambitious company that only answers to our customers and we donโ€™t just claim to be customer-centric - we live it.ย  We're fully remote and have been since day 1.ย  Here are a few more reasons we think you'll love working here - and be sure to check out our video on how we work:
  • Opportunity to have a big impact on our growth and your career
  • No red tape or pointless meetings
  • Competitive base salary - top 10% in the US; for this position the range is $166K - $180K
  • Strong benefits package including a 401k with 6% match, health/dental/vision insurance for you and our family, funding for continuing education, paid parental leave, kindle + unlimited books, home office setup, company meetups, and 20 PTO + 10 sick days
  • Solve challenging problems and put your skills to the test every day.ย 
  • See the direct impact of your work and the value you created for customers.
  • Provide direct input on technical and non-technical decisions. Your opinion matters.

This role is for you if...
  • You would describe yourself as a patient, empathetic, and having a good sense of humor.
  • Youโ€™re independent, self-motivated, and can stay efficient and productive without someone looking over your shoulder all day long
  • You have superb written and verbal skills (with a professional yet fun demeanor)
  • You are based in the United States (or a similar time zone)ย 
  • You are happy to have direct communication with customers (we are customer driven).

Your qualifications include:
  • Self-motivated and proactive mindset.
  • Remote work experience is required.
  • Based in the USA, with a quiet home office with fast internet.
  • At least 5 years of experience in security, with a focus on web applications.
  • Passion for security with strong expertise in security best practices.
  • Experience developing large-scale software in PHP and are familiar with cloud computing environments (we use AWS).
  • Proficient understanding of Linux.
  • Exceptional time management skills.ย 
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality.ย 
  • Pragmatic decision-making.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Developing tools and services that make Follow Up Boss safer.
  • Build security-critical features along with other engineers.
  • Researching security standards and new technologies from the industry
  • Review PRs for the team from a security perspective as needed.ย 
  • Respond to security vulnerability reports.
  • Assist in managing internal and external security audits.
  • Mentor the team and organization regarding security best practices.
  • Lead engineering and organization-wide security education initiatives. (veracode, riot, sonarqube, etc)
  • Perform offensive penetration tests
  • Implement automated security tools and monitoring.

30 Day Targets
  • Become familiar with our product and codebase.ย 
  • Pair with fellow engineers to gain knowledge about the system and how we work.ย 
  • Improve the new hire onboarding process, by being a part of it.ย 
  • Help address priority security issues
  • Assist in code reviews for the team, with a specific perspective of security.

60 Day Targets
  • Implement security improvements for new and existing product functionality. e.g. Option for customers to enforce SSO for Office 365 users.
  • Assist in prioritization of application security work.ย 

90 Day Targets
  • Ownership of various security education initiatives for developers and the organization. Assist in fleshing out these systems and processes.
  • Assist in security review of critical product features

Core Engineering Values
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Code Quality
  • Focus and Prioritization
  • Customer Driven
  • Leadership Qualities

Our Employment Package Includes
๐Ÿ Work remotely: Live and work wherever you like!
๐Ÿ’ฐ Competitive salary: Our career framework pays in the top 10% no matter where you live.
๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€โš•๏ธ Insurance: Company-paid health, dental & vision insurance for all of our team members and their families.
๐Ÿผ Family leave: generous family leave - fully paid!
๐Ÿ’ป Home office setup: Get a Macbook Pro + $1000 to set up your home office.
๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿซ Personal development stipend: $1000 per year to focus on bettering yourself.
๐Ÿค‘ 401(k): With a 6% company match!
โœˆ๏ธ Retreats: Join us for company get-togethers every year!
โ˜•๏ธ Co-working stipend: Get some extra cash for a co-working space or a coffee shop work.
๐Ÿ“š Free books and Kindle: Get a free Kindle and all the free books - digital and audio - you like, anytime.
๐Ÿ’ช Gym: Monthly stipend to keep you active and feeling good.
โ˜•๏ธ Money each month to spend on caffeine.

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