Cloud Security Engineer

$95k – $140k AngelList Est.
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The Rakuten Rewards Security Engineering team is looking for a Cloud Security Engineer. This is full-time position located at our San Mateo, CA office, and reports to the Sr. Director of Security Engineering and Infrastructure.


* Build automation around AWS Security (network, authentication, image management). Work closely with the DevOps team to “bake-in” security in their workflow.
* Provide cloud security technical guidance and work cross-functionally to drive a wide range of company security initiatives.
* Work closely with internal technical teams related to the secure design, deployment, maintenance of cloud based applications and workloads.
* Research and proof of concept new developments in cloud and container security industry including corrective automation, prevention, creating high value alerts, and best practices.
* Conduct security reviews of upcoming applications and workloads and provide feedback and guidance on security recommendations and requirements.
* Work closely with internal technical teams related to the secure design, deployment, maintenance, and auditing of topologies/technologies.
* Work with parent and child companies related to global security efforts.


* AWS cloud computing environments
* Securing/administering EKS or K8s based workloads.
* Cloud security automation and tooling (Lambda, AWS Config, Terraform, Jenkins, Hashicorp Vault, AWS SSM etc)
* Defending/protecting web based services and/or Ecommerce systems.
* Strong programming knowledge of at least one scripting language. (EX: python/boto, powershell, go)
* Expertise related to HTTP/HTTPS protocols is a must. Understanding of IP based networking and security.
* Prior experience with SIEM and related log analysis technologies.
* Relevant AWS certifications preferred.

Rakuten Americas at a glance

Rakuten Americas focuses on E-Commerce, Curated Web, Canada, and United States. Their company has offices in San Francisco Bay Area and San Mateo. They have a very large team that's 5000+ employees.

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