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Our mission.

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team.

We are builders, we are integrators. Tech Services creates and optimizes solutions for a rapidly growing business on a global scale. We work with distributed infrastructure, petabytes of data, and billions of transactions with no limitations on your creativity. You don’t have to wait for some architect or manager to tell you what you can work on - you decide the priorities. With tech hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time.

The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Indeed salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The range listed is just one component of Indeed's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include quarterly bonuses, Long Term Incentive Plan units, an open Paid Time Off policy, and many region-specific benefits. 

Austin Base Salary Range: 104,000 - 130,000 USD per year

Your job.

How this job works:

Indeed is seeking a Platform Security Engineer who is passionate about securing innovative products that scale to tens of millions of pageviews a day with over 180 million unique visitors per month.  The Platform Security Engineer will interact with stakeholders to help Indeedians deliver secure solutions that help people get jobs.


  • Collaborate with both product and services teams to improve data security in cloud environments

  • Create and document security standard operating procedures and best practices for cloud/SaaS workloads

  • Support the development and operationalization of critical security tooling needs for our technology stack

  • Write, deploy, and manage Policy-as-Code controls such as Sentinel for Terraform

  • Contribute to the team roadmap of security requirements as defined by the Indeed Security program

  • Build and perform analysis of Infrastructure-as-Code deployments 

  • Perform triage of incoming issues using ticket tracking system. 

  • Stay up-to-date with trends in the information security community including new vulnerabilities, methodologies, and products. 

  • Perform tech talks and other awareness campaigns to spread security knowledge throughout Indeed.

  • Maintain and build security tooling/automation for purposes such as security checks and access review

  • Produce and review daily and weekly metrics for security events. 

  • Other tasks as assigned

About you.

How you work:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Security, Information Systems, or a related field, OR comparable level of professional experience.

  • Implemented and supported security monitoring services. 

  • Previous experience implementing assigned controls from frameworks such as: CIS20, NIST CSF, ISO 27001, etc.

  • Advanced knowledge of security concepts and principles, especially the AWS well architected framework

  • Experience with security in one or more public clouds, AWS/GCP/Azure 

  • 1 or more accredited security certifications such as: Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer, AWS Certified Security - Specialty, AWS Certified Solution Architect, Google Professional Cloud Architect, CISSP

  • Knowledge of attack surfaces (ports, firewalls, incoming data processing, interfaces, etc) and attack vectors (malware, web application, social engineering, etc)

  • Experience with open source technologies and environments.     

  • Automation and scripting experience in Python, Golang or similar. 

Preferred  Qualifications:

  • Kubernetes experience

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