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Paranoids Security Operations Engineer more...
Location:Sunnyvale, CA
First posted:March 24, 2017

Yahoo is a guide focused on making users' daily habits inspiring and entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the world. In turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses.

A Little About Us
When you impact millions of people every day, you become a large target for adversaries in all layers of the stack. Our job is to keep our users safe and make Yahoo one of the safest places on the Internet. 

We are the information security team at Yahoo. People call us "The Paranoids".

The Paranoid Operations Team's vision is to protect and defend infrastructure at Yahoo from threats around the world.


A Lot About You

The Paranoids seek a security operations engineer who will defend Yahoo Infrastructure and drive innovative solutions to global security challenges.  You have a passion for operating highly secure solutions at scale and always want to improve quality.  You're constantly using the latest knowledge about security exposures to refine and strengthen technical implementations.  You have a helpful nature and strive to solve problems affecting various stakeholders.  You want to make a big positive impact through your work.  The exact tasks will depend on your profile.    

Your Day

  • Ensure infrastructure automation is performed with security as a top priority

  • Design secure architectures for global production and corporate operations environments

  • Provide subject matter expertise on Secure Configuration Management, Orchestration, and Remediation Management across Yahoo

  • Operate Yahoo security solutions and drive continuous improvement

  • Contribute to security policy, standards, and guidelines related to Information Security

  • Evaluate new technologies for securing the organization

What you bring

  • Extensive knowledge in CM, Scripting, Patch Management, OpenStack, Docker, RHEL, and CI/CD

  • Experience with Chef running at global scale

  • Understanding of problems faced by Internet-scale production operations

  • Ability to create system security defensive strategies for a fast paced, engineering driven environment

  • Bachelor's degree in CS/EE or related area (Master's preferred)




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