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Staff DevOps Engineer (Remote US)

Company: Mandiant
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Since 2004, Mandiant has been a trusted partner to security-conscious organizations. Effective security is based on the right combination of expertise, intelligence, and adaptive technology, and the Mandiant Advantage SaaS platform scales decades of frontline experience and industry-leading threat intelligence to deliver a range of dynamic cyber defense solutions. Mandiant's approach helps organizations develop more effective and efficient cyber security programs and instills---confidence in their readiness to defend against and respond to cyber threats.

Job Description

The Mandiant Threat Intelligence Engineering team collects and aggregates terabytes of data for analysis of malware, threat actors and anything that may be used to violate cyber security. We are responsible for providing collected data to the analysts using proprietary tools and infrastructure which enables manual and automated enrichments changing the raw data into actionable information.

This role will include all aspects of orchestrating, deploying, and supporting the proprietary tools and infrastructure from conception thru architecture, design, implementation, and delivery. We use current established state-of-the-art development languages and technologies in addition to newer cutting-edge supporting tech to provide the best solutions to our users.

Our highly collaborative teams rapidly release software in an environment where innovation is applauded, continuous integration is a focus, and you contribute to the vision and direction of our success.

What You Will Do

  • Write reusable, testable, and efficient orchestration and automation code
  • Design, orchestrate, and deploy infrastructure and services to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of Mandiant's cloud services
  • Work as part of a team serving multiple stakeholders, balancing priorities to deliver on time while communicating status to internal customers.
  • Get involved in DevOps project management decisions with a focus on systems integrations, deployments, and foundational technology stacks while identifying opportunities for technology and process improvements
  • Participate in on-call and deployment rotations, responding with urgency to incidents that may arise
  • Write documentation to communicate solutions to engineers and users
  • Build and set up new development tools and infrastructure, ensuring that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats
  • Solve problems relating to mission critical services with a focus on using automation to prevent problem recurrence; with the goal of automating response to all non-exceptional service conditions and building better technologies vs. manual resolution


    Minimum Qualifications
    • Minimum of 5+ years of overall DevOps or relevant experience
    • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in container solutions such as Kubernetes and Docker in production environment
    • Minimum of 2+ years of experience implementing software and services in cloud native platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud
    • Expertise in orchestrating, deploying, analyzing, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems with a commitment to agile product development and delivery
    • Good understanding of security implications for orchestration and implementation decisions you will make
    • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC), and IaC tools such as Ansible, Puppet, and Terraform - deploy infrastructure and applications with configuration management tools
    • Experience with Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools and pipelines, such as Argo CD, Drone, Github Actions, GitOps, and Jenkins - implement and support methods for building and testing code continuously, as well as automating deployments
    • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills---including verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience with metrics and monitoring solutions, such as DataDog, Prometheus, and Splunk - measure performance and application health
    • Firm understanding of Unix/Linux systems
    • Able to explain DevOps best practices and concepts, mentoring and teaching those to others
    • Understand High Availability, Continuity, and Disaster Recovery, with the ability to apply them to service designs, implementations, and operational processes

      Additional Qualifications
      • Knowledge of cyber security and cyber intelligence domains
      • Experience with data systems, e.g. Apache Cassandra, AWS Aurora, ElasticSearch, JanusGraph, Postgres, Redis, and ScyllaDB
      • Familiar with message broker applications such as Apache Kafka, AWS SQS, Google Pub/Sub, or RabbitMQ
      • Understanding of AWS permissions, IAM policy configuration, and cross account permissions
      • Knowledge and understanding of network fundamentals, such as different protocols and foundational services (e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, routing, subnetting, OSI layers, load balancing, Firewalls, NATs, Access Lists)
      • Experience with load balancing solutions, for example, using nginx, and AWS Application Load Balancers (ALB)
      • Experience with test automation, security testing best practices and tools
      • Familiar with notification and alert management systems, e.g. CloudWatch, DataDog, and PagerDuty
      • Familiar with software versioning, packaging and deployment methods and tools, e.g. semantic versioning, Git, Artifactory, RPM, yum, dpkg, apt, etc.
      • Desirable, but not required, to have experience programming, preferably in Python, Java, GoLang, or Rust
      • Familiar with Atlassian Confluence and Atlassian Jira

        Additional Information

        At Mandiant we are committed to our #OneTeam approach combining diversity, collaboration, and excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

        Minimum Salary: $125,000. Final salary will be determined commensurately with cost of living, experience level, and/or any other legally permissible considerations.

        Incentive Compensation: Eligibility for annual bonus subject to individual and company performance; eligibility for award of Restricted Stock Units subject to eligibility requirements, approval from Mandiant's Compensation Committee, and vesting terms------

        Benefits: Employer subsidized benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance.---Subject to eligibility requirements, Mandiant also offers the ability to participate in 401(k), Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Dependent Care Spending Accounts, and Employee Stock Purchase Program.---Mandiant also provides Paid Time Off, Flexible Paid Sick Time, and Paid Holidays.------

Keywords: Mandiant, Irvine , Staff DevOps Engineer (Remote US), Engineering , Irvine, California

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