Senior Security Engineer - Enterprise Infrastructure



Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA · Bellevue, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

About Flexport:

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global commerce so easy there will be more of it. We’re shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology and exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move more than $19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year.

The recent global supply chain crisis has put Flexport center stage as we continue to play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a valuation of $8 billion, we’re experiencing record growth and are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions and people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, and the environment? Come join us.

The opportunity:

Flexport is looking for a Senior Security Engineer to help Flexport establish itself as the most trusted company in the global trade ecosystem. As a Security Engineer, Enterprise Infrastructure, you will be responsible for enabling visibility across our enterprise, deploying and managing commercial security tools, building integrations, automation and custom tools to bridge gaps, as well as building security capabilities into our enterprise environment.

You will:

  • Partner with our IT and security teams to develop, deploy, and maintain secure enterprise architectures aligned to internal standards and current best practices.
  • Implement, tune, and administer endpoint security solutions that enable protection, detection, response and recovery capabilities (anti-malware, EDR, forensics, email and web security).
  • Develop monitoring capabilities that enable continuous asset inventory and posture assessment across the enterprise to enhance our configuration and vulnerability management programs.
  • Review, enhance, and maintain system hardening and secure configuration standards for server and client endpoints, including Linux, MacOS, and Windows.
  • Design, deploy, and manage network security controls (firewall, VPN, 802.1x, proxies, wireless, zero trust) in partnership with IT that ensure secure and scalable global network architectures.
  • Maintain and enhance our current security tools spanning EDR/SIEM/VPN/DLP/CSPM.
  • Build out security automation capabilities (e.g. SOAR) that enable the enrichment of security data feeds, auto-remediation of critical security events and other security playbooks.
  • Enhance SIEM capabilities that consolidate visibility of all security technology outputs to enable continuous monitoring, incident detection, analysis, forensic artifact collection, containment, eradication, and recovery.
  • Participate in security support escalations, security incident response, red team and penetration testing exercises, bug bounty response, and audit support.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and newsletter items for communicating with management and teams across the company.
  • Create a culture of transparency, information sharing, and collaboration through the development of excellent documentation, mentoring of junior team members, and living Flexport’s values.

You should have:

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 6+ years of security experience in a fast-paced global environment.
  • 3+ years of experience with SIEM and security orchestration technologies, including the automation of security tasks in languages such as Go, JavaScript, Python, and/or Ruby.
  • 3+ years of experience with endpoint, web, and email protection technologies.
  • Experience with Zero Trust Architectures, as well as traditional network perimeter controls, such as firewall and VPN.
  • Experience working cross functionally to drive internal security projects and incident remediation.
  • Excellence in problem-solving, strategic thinking, and collaboration with cross-functional teams.
  • A "compliance first" attitude to keep our regulators happy and enthusiastic about Flexport since we operate in a heavily regulated industry.


Worried about not having any logistics experience?

Don’t be! Our mission is to make global commerce so easy there will be more of it. That’s why it’s important to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the global logistics industry forward.

We know this industry is complex. That’s why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success.

The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Within the range displayed, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education and / or training.
The US base salary range for this position: (exclusive of bonus, equity and benefits.)
$206,182$229,091 USD

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global commerce easy and accessible relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.