Senior Security Operations Engineer (SecOps) at Elementum, Mountain View

Who is Elementum™?

Elementum helps companies get their products to market faster and more efficiently. Whether it’s a cup of coffee, the latest smartwatch, or life-saving medicine—we're accelerating the $25T product economy. How? With a suite of real-time supply chain apps that are giving traditional enterprise software companies an identity crisis. And here's the most exciting part: we're building out the world’s Product Graph™, a digital mapping of the global product economy—bigger than Facebook’s Social and LinkedIn’s Jobs Graphs COMBINED.

Reporting to the Head of Security, the principal duties and responsibilities of the Security Operations Engineer include but are not limited to:

  • Solid understanding of a variety of types of security technologies including but not limited to IPS/IDS, WAF, Firewalls, Proxies, Wireshark, FIM, etc.
  • Develop and maintain enterprise-caliber documentation
  • Maintain knowledge of information security policies and goals
  • Keep current on the current IT threat landscape and upcoming trends in security
  • Participates in on call rotation for 24x7 support of security operations
  • Monitor Security Alerts, Tools
  • Gather and Maintain Evidence for Security and Compliance
  • Assist in development of system hardening and configuration standards
  • Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Management remediation
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Assess, design, implement, automate, and document security processes and solutions leveraging Amazon Web Service (AWS) and other third-parties
  • Design architecture, methods, and controls required to meet security, compliance, and audit requirements
  • Proactively stay current with developments in relevant technologies
  • Create and share unique ways to solve challenges with others
  • Deploy security solutions in cloud environments
  • In-depth knowledge of VPCs, Security Groups, and ACLs
  • Monitor system logs, SIEM tools and network traffic for unusual or suspicious activity
  • Must have experience extracting pertinent security data from SIEM solutions and AWS audit, logs, and reports
  • Investigate and resolve security violations by providing postmortem analysis to illuminate the issue, and identify causes, possible solutions, and preventative measures
  • Develop procedures to automate security tasks during code builds and deployments
  • Develop program quality metrics as both program performance indicators and enterprise risk indicators
  • Respond to and, when appropriate, resolve or escalate security incidents
  • Report unresolved security exposures, misuse of resources, and noncompliance situations using defined escalation processes.
  • Assist and train team members in the use of cloud security tools and the resolution of security issues
  • Develop and maintain documentation for security systems and procedures
  • Collaborate with the Ops team to build infrastructure and servers on AWS
  • Mentor Cloud Engineers


  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Cloud Security Engineer
  • Solid understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS) including VPC, ELB, IAM, KMS, EC2, Config, CloudTrail, CloudFormation, Lambda, and others
  • Knowledge of network based, system level, and application layer attacks and mitigation methods
  • Knowledge of technical security control environments and compliance frameworks including CSA CCM, ISO 27001, ISO 27017
  • Experience in DevOps environments and maintaining security in CI/CD processes
  • Experience with a broad range of security technologies including, SAST, DLP, IDS/IPS, IAM, Certificate Management, etc
  • Knowledge of AWS automation strategies and tools
  • Strong knowledge of technology and security topics including network and application security, infrastructure hardening, security baselines, web server, and database security
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate concerns, issues to other teams
  • Experience in developing, documenting, and maintaining security procedures
  • Proficient in AWS CLI, Bash, and Python
  • Bachelor's degree required, or equivalent industry experience (5+ years)
  • 3+ years in security engineering
  • Firewall rule and policy administration knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good independent problem solving and troubleshooting experience
  • Ability to manage parallel tasks and accurately document resolutions
  • Well versed in various logging infrastructure and methodologies such as Syslog, etc.
  • Understanding of Scripting (e.g., Perl, Python, shell scripting)
  • Knowledge of cloud security a big plus

Additional Desired Traits

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other Engineering or Technical discipline or equivalent relevant experience
  • Any recognized security and cloud specific certifications, e.g., CCSP, SSCP, CISSP, CCSK
  • Knowledge of BC & DRP programs including risk assessment, BIA, remediation, and staging exercises
  • Working proficiency with work tracking systems such as JIRA and project management solutions
  • Understanding of FEDRAMP, SSAE16 SOC 2, PCI DSS

Competitive Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision are 100% covered by Elementum for employees
  • 401k matching
  • Free, daily catered lunches
  • Commuter benefits: CalTrain GoPass & WageWorks
  • Company outings
  • Casual dress code
  • Open vacation policy
  • Pets at work!
  • Engage with (and give high-fives to) senior management regularly
  • Get in on the ground floor of a huge opportunity


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