Cloud Security Engineer

San Jose, California Requisition Number R0023659 Subsidiary eBay

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

eBay is looking for an experienced Cloud Security Engineer to join our Cloud and Mobile Security Architecture team! The right candidate will have experience in large scale private and public cloud security design and implementation, including Hypervisor/VM architecture as well as containers (Kubernetes/Docker). eBay has several exciting cloud projects in progress and on the horizon, so we need someone able to work in a fast-paced tech environment and contribute your experience and ideas.

This role will be hands-on and support our cloud-related security architecture efforts across the eBay Inc. landscape. This of course includes the main site, but also our numerous adjacency companies, IT functions, and incubator tech stacks. You will work within the larger Enterprise Security Architecture team within Global Information Security, and interface with several other technology teams across eBay on a regular basis.

Responsibilities include contributing to security architectures, implementation of certain designs, participation in working groups, light coding duties, and documentation of solutions. You will also be asked to review other teams’ implementations against our standards and architectures.

Technical Expertise: 

  • Highly technical experience with large server and application deployments on virtualization platforms. 
  • Expert level in application development/deployment methodologies, processes, and testing automation. 
  • Experienced in the development of policy and operational processes to insure high availability and service of entire technology stack, from front-end web traffic to back-end big-data infrastructure 
  • Working knowledge of software development practices and technologies. 
  • Successful track record of building distributed systems and reliable, fault tolerant software; 
  • Experience of building HA production-grade solutions on virtualized environment; 
  • In-depth understanding of software development process, DevOps and CI/CD. 
  • Programmatic control of infrastructure elements (data model, API), integration frameworks and technologies (SP-style)
  • Passion for and on-hands experience in automation 
  • Solid knowledge of Java and Python; 
  • Strong understanding of application, sever, and network security. 
  • Hands-on experience with Open Source PaaS frameworks such as CloudFoundry, Cloudify, OpenShift 
  • Experience designing solutions with technologies like: MSSQL, Windows Server, Active Directory, VMWare, Hyper-V, etc. 
  • Linux experience designing solutions with multiple distro’s (RHEL, CentOS, etc), Apache, MySQL, Tomcat, OpenVZ, VMware, etc. 
  • Working knowledge of AWS, Google, and/or Azure cloud services. 
  • Experience building High-Availability or High Traffic infrastructure strongly preferred. 
  • Compute virtualization, expert level: (Openstack/KVM), Nexus1000v, proficient with DevOps application lifecycle development 
  • Working knowledge of cryptographic solutions, tools, and algorithms. Coding experience with crypto a plus.
  • Strong understanding of SaaS and Application Workloads in context of Data Center Architecture design 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture and web services security
  • Experience with service-oriented architecture and web services security
  • Experience with the application of threat modeling or other risk identification techniques
  • Detailed knowledge of system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques, including penetration testing and the development of exploits
  • Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent leadership skills and teamwork skills
  • Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated

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