Lead Security Engineer

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Full-time

MoEngage is a fast-paced startup that’s helping companies run smart marketing efforts in their effort to reach the customer. We are a leading Marketing Technology Stack provider that is helping brands redefine their customer engagement in the mobile era. Brands use MoEngage to drive long-term, personalised and context-based engagement across channels to help achieve increased customer retention as well as customer LTV. Sitting at a conflux of diverse technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Web & Mobile platforms, MoEngage technology analyses billions of data points generated by customers and their devices, to predict customer behavior and build marketing campaigns that proactively engage users.

In just four years since inception, MoEngage is working with leading brands across e-commerce, entertainment, travel, publishing and banking domains among others. With marquee clients like Vodafone, Oyo, Airtel, McAfee, MoEngage has over 125+ paying Customers in the Enterprise & Internet companies space in India, US, South East Asia & EU. With a global presence spanning 35 countries, MoEngage has offices in San Francisco, Berlin, Jakarta, and Bengaluru.

Today, MoEngage is an industry pioneer in the space and engages more than 350M devices. This includes approximately 40B events tracked per month, 30B+ messages sent, to millions of users across the globe.

Skills that we are interested in:

Experienced in researching and deploying intrusion-detection systems on the Cloud or Datacenter
Leverage and extend existing monitoring and tooling to ensure we quickly detect anomalous behavior in our AWS Cloud infrastructure
Augment our infrastructure with audit trails to ensure that we can understand the impact of security incidents
Perform forensics when security incidents occur
Work with other engineers to proactively add monitoring to new features and services
You are excited to champion security as a first-class concern

Ideal candidate:

  • Have 5+ years of experience in web, database, information and/or infrastructure security
  • Possess a strong, working knowledge of Linux, Kernel optimization, SE-linux/Apparmor implementation 
  • Know and love learning about the latest security tools, infrastructure, and industry best practices
  • Have been involved in security incident response teams
  • Experience with AWS Security & Encryption components such IAM Policy, Cloud HSM, KMS, Cloudformation, Cloudtrail, SSO, and Alert Logic. AWS certified security engineers will receive maximum consideration.
  • Enjoy working across and being a resource for other engineers

Good to Have:

  • A BS/MS/Ph.D in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security, Security Engineering, or a STEM field
  • Fluency in at least one of the following programming languages: Ruby, Java, Python
  • Familiarity with ELK, fluentd and/or NoSQL
  • Familiarity in securing Microservices/Container App Ecosystem
  • Deep knowledge in key security concepts such as authentication, authorization, public/private key encryption, role-based access control, and security by design
  • Know and recognize common vulnerability types, including SQL/command injection, XSS, CSRF, and SSRF
  • Experienced in integrating security tools as part of Build Automation
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems, and/or client-server architectures