Senior Security Engineer

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Senior Security Engineer

At Follow Up Boss we're looking for a Senior Full Stack Engineer to join our tech team.

Full-time · USA - Remote

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 direct impact on the security posture of our products and company.

Why would you want to work here?

We’re a bootstrapped, profitable company started back in April of 2011.  We're a young, ambitious company who only answers to our customers and we don’t just claim to be customer-centric - we live it.  We're fully remote and have been since day 1.  Here's a few more reason's 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 US; for this position the range is $166K - $180K

  • Strong benefit 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. 

  • See a direct impact of your work and 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 patient, empathetic and having a good sense of humor.

  • You’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 similar time zone) 

  • 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. 

  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

  • Pair with fellow engineers to gain knowledge about the system and how we work. 

  • Improve the new hire onboarding process, by being a part of it. 

  • Help address priority security issues

  • Assist in code reviews for the team, with the 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. 

90 Day Targets

  • Ownership into 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

🏝 Work remotely: Live and work wherever you like!

💰 Competitive salary: Our career framework pays in the top 10% no matter where you live.

👩🏾‍⚕️ Insurance: Company paid health, dental & vision insurance for all of our team members and their families.

🍼 Family leave: generous family leave - fully paid!

💻 Home office setup: Get a Macbook Pro + $1000 to set up your home office.

👩🏻‍🏫 Personal development stipend: $1000 per year to focus on bettering yourself.

🤑 401(k): With 6% company match!

✈️ Retreats: Join us for company get-togethers every year!

☕️ Co-working stipend: Get some extra cash for a co-working space or a coffee shop work.

📚 Free books and Kindle: Get a free Kindle and all the free books - digital and audio - you like, anytime.

💪 Gym: Monthly stipend to keep you active and feeling good.

☕️ Money each month to spend on caffeine.

Apply for the job

Do you want to join our team as our new Senior Full Stack Engineer? Then we'd love to hear about you!