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Austin, Texas
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Security Automation Engineer
Austin TX
Job Responsibilities
As a Cloud Security Engineer your focus will be to ensure the security and availability of ViaSats ever-growing cloud footprint. You will be a critical member of the Security Engineering team directly contributing to projects spanning multiple technical areas including: cutting edge information security technologies enterprise level architecture and security frameworks. You will be involved early-on in the information technology design process. ViaSats private and public cloud footprint is quickly expanding. You will work with a variety of engineering disciplines and distributed teams to provide guidance during each step of our cloud technology lifecycle. The goal is the construction of a global enterprise-wide secure technology platform.
What Our Ideal Candidate Looks Like
You have a deep understanding of both information security and computer science. You want to design and implement solutions that support automated security analysis and monitoring for corporate and cloud environments. In addition to designing coding and testing automation solutions leveraging a broad range of technologies you like to collaborate with a number of product cloud and corporate engineering teams to build more effective and more reliable security systems across diverse set of on-premise hybrid and cloud-based platforms.
What a Cloud Security Automation Engineer does at ViaSat
+ Provide core software development and test automation skills to build and improve security tools and automation platforms
+ Installing configuring and maintaining a variety of open source and commercial software tools including web interface and dashboard technologies application and messaging servers and database technologies while working to optimize and streamline deployments
+ Develop solutions for the automation security audit and compliance monitoring and auto-remediation of common infrastructure and application components and services with an eye towards developing visualization as well as self-service endpoints and capabilities as well as instructional documentation for ViaSats infrastructure and software engineering teams
We have
+ A world class cloud-based platform
+ A fun and energized team that promotes a vocal round table
+ Challenging but fulfilling projects that affect thousands of people
+ Ability to attend major security conferences and events
+ Ability to attend industry-leading training courses
You Must Have
+ Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related Engineering field (or equivalent experience)
+ Knowledge of cloud infrastructure security architectures and relevant standards
+ Knowledge of UX/UI Design concepts
+ Strong background in Information Security concepts
+ Proficient with several languages at least one in Scala Java Python Ruby Shell Javasript C/C++ Familiarity with OpenStack and or Amazon Web Services
+ Hands on experience building highly-available geographically-distributed dynamically scalable API-driven services
+ Understanding of regulations/frameworks (ex: PCI PII ISO 27001 NIST)
+ Familiarity with OpenStack and or Amazon Web Services
+ Hands on experience building highly-available geographically-distributed dynamically scalable API-driven services
+ Familiarity with FedRamp
+ Understanding of regulations/frameworks (ex: PCI PII ISO 27001 NIST)
+ Recognized security certifications are highly desirable (CISSP GIAC CEH and others)
+ Experience with agile development methodologies
+ Experience with modern DevOps toolchains
+ Properly assess risk and balance business requirements against necessary security controls
We are searching for candidates who enjoy working with people and have a technical mind that excels when being challenged. If you have a drive to succeed and grow your career ViaSat might be a fit for you!
ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.

ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. We deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most with our trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

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