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Developing innovative technologies to revolutionize the payments industry while helping customers transact in global marketplaces is not for the faint of heart. We have big goals and are looking for people to join our team who want to leave a legacy. Just as you are committing to do your best work, we are committed to making this the best place you’ve ever worked. It’s a partnership from the very beginning. If you are looking to step outside your comfort zone, learn new things, apply your skills, collaborate with brilliant people and have fun along the way, then you might be our next Yapster! We promise to provide you with an amazing journey along your career. At Yapstone, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees. Yapstone is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


The Security Engineer at Yapstone will be responsible for providing subject matter expertise rooted in practical experience for a wide range of security controls. This hands-on role will be responsible for the analysis, implementation, administration and maintenance of Enterprise Information Technology Services security controls. Reporting to the Director of Network Engineering and Architecture, the Security Engineering role will collaborate with the Principal Security Engineer, technical leadership, various product/technology teams, and business stakeholders to develop on-premises and cloud solutions to meet operational goals for high availability, performance, stability, security and cost efficiency.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical hands-on engineering and security operations to further strength security controls while following comprehensive defense in depth methodologies in line with industry best practices.

  • Architects, designs, implements, maintains and operates information system security controls and countermeasures

  • Responsible for the development and refinement Yapstone’s network and security architecture principles, vision and roadmap.

  • Define infrastructure standard frameworks, blueprints and artifacts in line with various compliance drivers like GDPR, PCI-DSS Level 1 Service Provider, SOC1 and SOC2, Type II using NIST Framework.

  • Participate in transformational infrastructure project implementations ensuring engineers develop technology solutions that are aligned with established technology roadmaps and standards.

  • Partner with cross functional stakeholders and engineers in the execution of IT and Security technology product evaluations (on-premise/cloud based), proof of concepts, pilots and the technology adoption lifecycles.

  • Validate all new technical design/solutions meet monitoring, runbook, cost and other operational requirements.

  • Oversees the response to information system security incidents, including investigation of, countermeasures to, and recovery from computer-based attacks, unauthorized access, and policy breaches; engages, interacts and coordinates with third-party incident responders, including law enforcement.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical hands-on engineering and security operations to further strength security controls while following comprehensive defense in depth methodologies in line with industry best practices.

  • Architects, designs, implements, maintains and operates information system security controls and countermeasures

  • Responsible for the development and refinement Yapstone’s network and security architecture principles, vision and roadmap.

  • Define infrastructure standard frameworks, blueprints and artifacts in line with various compliance drivers like GDPR, PCI-DSS Level 1 Service Provider, SOC1 and SOC2, Type II using NIST Framework.

  • Participate in transformational infrastructure project implementations ensuring engineers develop technology solutions that are aligned with established technology roadmaps and standards.

  • Partner with cross functional stakeholders and engineers in the execution of IT and Security technology product evaluations (on-premise/cloud based), proof of concepts, pilots and the technology adoption lifecycles.

  • Validate all new technical design/solutions meet monitoring, runbook, cost and other operational requirements.

  • Oversees the response to information system security incidents, including investigation of, countermeasures to, and recovery from computer-based attacks, unauthorized access, and policy breaches; engages, interacts and coordinates with third-party incident responders, including law enforcement.

Requirements

  • Security qualifications, CEH, CISSP and/or CCSP certification preferred.

  • 8+ years of relevant IT and Security technology and network engineering/architecture experience. 12+ years’ experience is preferred.

  • Solid understanding of full security defense in depth including network, application and operating system security networking (OSI 3-7).

  • Proven subject matter expertise in one or more of the following:

  • Threat and Vulnerability Management

  • Network Security

  • End User and Endpoint Protection

  • Product / Application Security

  • Identity and Access Management

  • Data Security

  • Security Operations including Cyber Threat Intel and Cyber Incident Response

  • Experience with open networking technologies, ecosystems, open-source community and industry forums such as the Linux Foundation.

  • In-depth understanding of open networking trends and innovations, including next-generation network hardware, software, platform architectures and disaggregated systems.

  • Solid technical understanding of hybrid, multi-cloud architectures (engineering/operations experience a bonus).

  • Excellent collaboration and people skills.

  • Excellent writing and verbal communications skills from engineering to executive.

  • Yapstone is an equal opportunities employer.

  • #LI-CS1

  • #LI-Remote

Requirements

  • Security qualifications, CEH, CISSP and/or CCSP certification preferred.

  • 8+ years of relevant IT and Security technology and network engineering/architecture experience. 12+ years’ experience is preferred.

  • Solid understanding of full security defense in depth including network, application and operating system security networking (OSI 3-7).

  • Proven subject matter expertise in one or more of the following:

  • Threat and Vulnerability Management

  • Network Security

  • End User and Endpoint Protection

  • Product / Application Security

  • Identity and Access Management

  • Data Security

  • Security Operations including Cyber Threat Intel and Cyber Incident Response

  • Experience with open networking technologies, ecosystems, open-source community and industry forums such as the Linux Foundation.

  • In-depth understanding of open networking trends and innovations, including next-generation network hardware, software, platform architectures and disaggregated systems.

  • Solid technical understanding of hybrid, multi-cloud architectures (engineering/operations experience a bonus).

  • Excellent collaboration and people skills.

  • Excellent writing and verbal communications skills from engineering to executive.

  • Yapstone is an equal opportunities employer.

  • #LI-CS1

  • #LI-Remote

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Our Benefits

  • We offer comprehensive health, dental, and vision wellness plans for you and your family with low employee premiums.
  • You work hard every day to build the future of our company, so we’ll help you build your future with a 401(k) plan that features employer match.
  • We encourage and support our teams to take time off to recharge and reboot because changing how the world pays is no easy task.
  • We care about the community where we work. Through YapCares, you get 8 hours of paid volunteer time off each year to make a difference.
  • Enjoy food, fun and camaraderie with breakfasts, dinners, snacks, social hours and events.
  • A great location in the East Bay that is a reverse commute for many Yapsters, and we’re right across the street from BART.