Senior Product Security Engineer



Software Engineering, Product
Canada · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Cribl does differently.

What does that mean? It means we are a serious company that doesn’t take itself too seriously; and we’re looking for people who love to get stuff done, and laugh a bit along the way. We’re growing rapidly - looking for collaborative, curious, and motivated team members who are passionate about putting customers first. As a remote-first company we believe in empowering our employees to do their best work, wherever they are.

As the data engine for IT and Security many of the biggest names in the most demanding industries trust Cribl to solve their most pressing data needs. Ready to do the best work of your career? Join the herd and unlock your opportunity.

Why you’ll love this role:

Cribl Inc is looking for a Product Security Engineer with an AWS security background to join our mission to unlock the value of all machine data. Cribl provides users a new level of observability, intelligence and control over their real-time data. You will join a team of security engineers who are committed to shipping secure software and enjoying all the goat gifs the internet has to offer. This role is remote and you will report into the engineering organization where you will be responsible for both identifying security risks as well as ensuring mitigation across all Cribl products in the Cloud and on premise. The Product Security Engineers in this role will engage with development and operations teams across the Cribl products to enable and drive them to follow secure development best practices, making sure security is built into every product we ship. Our software is deployed in some of the largest organizations in the world processing 100s of TB to PB of IT & Security data.

As An Active Member Of Our Team, You Will...

  • Evaluate results from Cribl’s Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM), perform root cause analysis on AWS misconfigurations, and educate engineering teams on secure AWS patterns
  • Perform application security assessments including AWS architecture review, threat modeling, secure code review, and general security consulting.
  • Assist and enable product teams to follow secure development practices, while also empowering them to own security within their product area.
  • Have a proven development background and can communicate with engineering teams with authority, credibility, and empathy. Product Security is complex and context-specific and, as such, will require you to learn constantly and be committed to continuous innovation, because what worked yesterday may not work tomorrow.
  • Consult with development and operations teams to provide guidance and recommend secure design patterns
  • Perform security assessments on new and existing products and services to identify security risks and establish baseline security requirements
  • Establish and drive security standards across Cribl to improve security and resiliency of software and systems architecture

If You Got It, We Want It

  • Experience in software development or product security engineering, with additional full-time product or information security experience
  • Proven experience performing security design reviews for complex applications, including distributed systems, APIs, and services deployed to cloud, on-premise, and hybrid environments
  • Expert knowledge and implementation experience across information security disciplines, including web application, network, and operating systems security
  • Fluency with the OWASP Top 10 and other common vulnerabilities and exploit techniques, and ability to define appropriate countermeasures
  • Deep understanding of common application and network protocols, cryptographic technologies, and authentication and authorization protocols
  • Knowledge of compliance requirements for industry-standard certifications like PCI DSS, SOC2, HIPAA, FedRAMP
  • Direct experience supporting cloud operational models, including SaaS security architecture, microservices, containers, and/or Kubernetes
  • BA/BS in computer science, a related discipline, or equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Contributions to the security community: research papers, public CVEs, conference talks, open source, etc.
  • Extensive automation and development experience in programming languages such as: C++, JavaScript/TypeScript, Python, Go
  • Familiarity with “big data” and distributed systems technology
  • OSCP or related security credentials


Bring Your Whole Self
Diversity drives innovation, enables better decisions to support our customers, and inspires change for the better. We’re building a culture where differences are valued and welcomed, and we work together to bring out the best in each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

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