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  • Posted: Mar 30, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company. If you're interested in a career at Canonical, we are a remote-first company so please apply to any suitable role as skills are valued more than location, despite some having a preferred geographic preference.
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    Staff Security Operations Engineer

    • The Security Operations (SecOps) team is responsible for design, implementation and evolution of Canonical security practices, techniques, tools, systems and policies. The team is the primary owner of strategy and practices that determine how Canonical secures its data, internal infrastructure and build processes. They are responsible for assuring the security and integrity of our own infrastructure and product deployments. They design and implement technical security controls that ensure security threats are automatically identified, contained and remediated. The team will also contribute ideas and requirements for Canonical product security, improving the resilience and robustness of all Ubuntu customers and users subject to cyber attack.
    • The SecOps team's mission is not only to secure Canonical, but also to contribute to the security of the wider open source ecosystem. They might share knowledge through public presentations and industry events, and share threat intelligence with the wider community or represent Canonical in sector-specific governance bodies.

    What you will do in this role:

    • Implement and evolve Canonical's SecOps security standards and playbooks
    • Analyse and improve Canonical's security architecture
    • Evaluate, select and implement new security tools and practices
    • Identify, contain and guide the remediation of security threats and cyber attacks
    • Grow the presence and thought leadership of Canonical SecOps practice
    • Contribute to open source threat intelligence initiatives
    • Drive threat modelling, table top exercises and other SecOps practices across Engineering, IS and Canonical
    • Develop Canonical SecOps learning and development materials
    • Publish blog posts, whitepapers and conference presentations
    • Identify, implement and track SecOps KPIs
    • Plan and deliver SecOps work in the framework of Canonical's agile engineering practice
    • Work with Security leadership to present information and influence change

    What we are looking for

    • An exceptional academic track record
    • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or STEM, or a compelling narrative about your alternative path
    • Drive and a track record of going above-and-beyond expectations
    • Deep personal motivation to be at the forefront of technology security
    • Expertise in threat modelling and risk management frameworks
    • Knowledge of security architecture and market-leading security tools
    • Experience contributing to, and consuming, threat intelligence feeds
    • Experience in security risk management frameworks such as NIST CSF
    • Experience with security standards such as ISO 27001

    Optional things we value

    • Experience in a security operations team or a security operations centre (SOC)
    • Experience in offensive or defensive security teams with hands-on ability
    • Experience with state-actor and other advanced persistent threats

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Canonical on to apply

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