Senior Cloud Security Engineer

Job title: Senior Cloud Security Engineer


Job description: About Careem Careem is the everyday Super App for the greater Middle East region, providing a host of daily services that people need to move around, order food, deliver things and transfer money in one unified smartphone app. Careem’s mission is to About Careem Careem is the everyday Super App for the greater Middle East region, providing a host of daily services that people need to move around, order food, deliver things and transfer money in one unified smartphone app. Careem’s mission is to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organization that inspires. Established in July 2012, Careem provides its services in over 100 cities across 13 countries and has created two million income-generating opportunities in the region. A pioneer of the region’s ride-hailing economy, Careem became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020. Our engineering team is growing rapidly, and we are looking for talented engineers to help us in our mission to simplify and improve the lives of people and build a lasting institution that inspires. Why join our journey When you start your journey at Careem, you’ll be empowered to drive impact across a region of 600 million people, supported by our community of colleagues from over 75 nationalities. Whether you’re creating codes for our Super App or finding new ways to bring our platform to the people in your city. Join us as we solve some of the most difficult problems that our region faces at scale while driving stellar experiences for our Customers, Captains (drivers) and Merchants. You will have the chance to work on cutting edge technology and with a diverse set of individuals across many geographies. You will also have the opportunity to learn and grow every day to develop alongside talented and inspiring people from around the world. As a colleague at Careem, you’ll be empowered to take ownership of your work, be of service to our Captains, customers and partners as we build the region’s Super App, all while shooting for the moon to create impact across the region. About the role Careem is looking for a Cloud Security Engineer to provide hands-on technical security engineering at Careem. You will work closely with our Engineering and Product Management groups to help build secure and robust systems responsible for serving our customers and colleagues. You will have the opportunity to learn from, and be mentored by, those who are building and securing our cutting-edge services Key Responsibilities Serves as the subject matter expert (SME) on Cloud Security for Careem Develops standards, policies and procedures as well as best practices documentation. Participate in efforts that tailor the company’s security policies and standards for use in cloud environments Translate security and technical requirements into business requirements, and communicate security risks to different audiences ranging from business leaders to engineers. Inform and oversee the development and execution of a comprehensive strategy for Cloud Security Partner cross-functionally with key business partners to influence and ensure alignment and support for the IT Architecture, IT Engineering and IT operations mandate Align and collaborate with fellow leaders of our Engineering, Fusion Center Operations and Risk on a strategy to support their functions with technical solutions and expertise Research, evaluate, and recommend security technologies that can be applied to technology solutions being developed or maintained internally or externally Establish team for automation Some travel required for work with the leadership team, possibly for customer briefings, planning and other activities Qualification Required BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience Cloud security certifications are a plus Experience Required Minimum of 5-8 years of experience with cloud and security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, or application security. Minimum of 4 years of experience with any combination of the following: cloud security, threat modeling experience, secure coding, identity management and authentication, software development, cryptography, system administration and network security. Good knowledge of DevSecOps practices/tools for the AWS Cloud instances and their integration & implementation. Experience in setting up an SSDLC processes across an mid-d organization Experience with multiple programming languages (such as, Java, C++, Ruby, Python, Perl, Rust, etc.) Expert knowledge in securing and operationalizing AWS cloud technologies including but not limited to ECS, S3, ALB, RDS, DMS, KMS, Secrets Manager, Config, CloudWatch, Lambda, SNS, SQS Familiarity with establishing security in CI/CD pipeline to create and deploy artifacts to the AWS Cloud VPCs. Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in AWS Cloud security implementation, migration and operations. Familiarity with SRE and it’s relevance to securing Cloud instances Ability to construct cloud security infrastructure using Infrastructure as Code Experience in migration of on-prem enterprise system to AWS cloud Knowledge of and experience securing container, Microservices and API technologies Strong problem solving, oral and written communication skills including experience with executive presentations Strong understanding of software development methodologies including Agile and Scaled Agile centric execution models Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and influencing skills Holder of industry professional certifications in AWS cloud architecture and development is strongly preferred Hands-on knowledge of information security technologies such as security design review, threat modeling, secure code review, risk analysis, and penetration testing Ability to make concrete progress in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge A strong bias for action with proven ability to handle high stress, time sensitive security tasks Strong information security risk-based prioritization abilities Excellent written communication skills, with a focus on translating technically complex issues into simple, easy to understand concepts Where you’ll be This role is part of a remote distributed team! This means you can be based in any of the countries where we currently have an engineering site. If you would like to join us in Dubai, Berlin, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Pakistan, Egypt, Lebanon or Jordan, that’s fine with us (Visa permitting)! Even though we are working remotely, we are strong believers in collaboration and the power of building social connections with our teams. For that reason, our offices are still open and provide plenty of collaboration-friendly spaces at times when teams need it or if you need a quiet space to work outside of home. You’ll be working in the location you’re hired from. Due to legal and compensation considerations, you will need to be based out of the country you’re hired from as your primary work location. What we’ll provide you In addition to a competitive long-term total compensation with salary and equity, we have a reward philosophy that expands beyond this. As a Careem colleague you will be able to: Be part of a Remote-First organisation Work from any country in the world for 60 days a year Use Unlimited Vacation days throughout the year Access fitness reimbursements for health activities including: gym, health club and training classes. Work and learn from great minds Create impact in a region with untapped potential Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day

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Location: Dubai

Job date: Tue, 15 Feb 2022 23:31:38 GMT

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