Cyber Security Lead at JW Player (Remote)

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About JW Player:

JW Player is the leading video software and data insights platform that gives our customers independence and control in today’s Digital Video Economy. Founded over a decade ago as an open source video player, JW Player’s technology platform now powers digital video for hundreds of thousands of businesses across NA, EMEA, APAC and LATAM. Each month, there are over 1 billion viewers across 2.7 billion unique devices consuming video on JW Player’s technology. 

The Engineering Team:

JW Player’s Engineering team is responsible for building highly scalable systems that handle  thousands of requests per second. Our  data applications and pipelines drive monetization for our customers across billions of devices every month. We have a modern tech stack including our own Kubernetes based deployment system.

The Opportunity:

We're looking for a talented Cyber Security Lead to join our Core Engineering team, to focus on world-class development enablement tooling while being the company leader in application and infrastructure security. This role is highly technical and requires a solid understanding of security principles and how they are applied to an enterprise environment.

As a Cyber Security Lead, you will:

  • Review and improve existing AWS/Cloud based DevSecOps processes and tools
  • Collaborate with the Ops team to build infrastructure and servers on AWS
  • Work closely with product and platform teams to engineer and implement cloud security controls with a focus on DevSecOps
  • Implement a tools-driven and highly automated approach to deliver key security management processes by maximizing use of existing toolsets
  • Develop procedures to automate security tasks which seamlessly integrate into code builds and deployments
  • Collaborate with Sales and Support to respond to customer security inquiries in a timely manner
  • Assist and train engineers in the use of cloud security tools and the resolution of security issues
  • Lead integrations with security products such as AWS Guard Duty, Macie, Inspector, etc.
  • Deploy compliance solutions for large-scale cloud environments using container and microservice technologies
  • Develop security and compliance capabilities in support of DevOps processes
  • Develop & deploy automated solutions to secure cloud development processes
  • Develop and maintain documentation for security systems and procedures
  • Stay current on security industry trends
  • Be available for occasional after hours support

Requirements of the role:

  • 5+ years of security experience
  • Solid understanding of AWS core services (VPC, ELB, IAM, KMS, EC2, Config, CloudTrail, etc.) and security services (GuardDuty, Macie, Inspector, etc.)
  • Experience with “infrastructure as a service” tools such as Terraform and CloudFormation
  • Knowledge of network based, system level, and application layer attacks and mitigation methods
  • Experience working with container technology including Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience in DevOps environments and maintaining security in CI/CD processes
  • Experience with the development, deployment, and automation of security solutions in an enterprise cloud based environment
  • Knowledge of AWS automation strategies and tools
  • Strong knowledge of technology and security topics including network and application security, infrastructure hardening, security baselines, and industry-standard tools
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate concerns and issues to other teams
  • Experience in developing, documenting, and maintaining security procedures
  • Scripting/coding ability in Bash, Python, Perl, or similar language

Bonus Points:

  • B.S. in computer related field
  • Industry recognized professional certification such as CISSP, GWAP, AWS Solutions Architect
  • Contributed to existing open-source projects as well as your own
  • Software development experience with Python, Go, JavaScript, or Java

Perks of being at JW Player, U.S

When you join JW Player, you are not just joining a company or a team but a family. Our goal is to take care of you and ensure you will be successful in your new role. Your success is our success! 

As a full time employee, you will qualify for:

  • Private Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage for you and your family
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Stock Options Purchase Program
  • Quarterly and Annual Team Events - because team building is important! 
  • Professional Career Program and Career Development Opportunities
  • Bi-Annual Hack Weeks for those who are interested in using their coding knowledge
  • Fireside chats with individuals in the JW Player family

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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What are JW Player Perks + Benefits

JW Player Benefits Overview

JW Player boasts a number of perks -- from our flexible work schedules and casual dress code to the Employee Professional Development program and generous Employee Referral Program, we strive to make sure all of our team members feel supported and appreciated.

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
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Company Equity
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Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
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Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
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Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
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Fitness Subsidies
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Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
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Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexibility is the name of the game for us. We have leadership that understands the myriad needs of a diverse workforce and what it takes to maintain a happy, healthy, inclusive culture.

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