Information Security Engineer

Remote (US or Canada)

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Nylas is a pioneer and leading provider of universal communications APIs that allow developers to quickly connect their applications to every email, calendar, or contacts provider in the world. Over 100,000 developers around the globe use the Nylas communications platform to process over 1.2 billion API requests and 15TB of data per day from providers such as Gmail, Microsoft Exchange, Outlook, Yahoo! and more. 
Who We AreNylas was founded in 2013 and has raised over $175M to date from Tiger Global, 8VC, Spark Capital, Slack, and more; as well as individual investors including Patrick Collison, Co-Founder and CEO of Stripe,  John Collison, President and Co-Founder of Stripe, Sebastian Siemiatkowski, CEO of Klarna, and Tony Fadell. Developers around the world use Nylas to quickly and securely build email, scheduling, and work automation features into their applications. Nylas customers include Upwork, Wix, Freshworks, Lever, Dialpad, Ceridian, and Move.com.
People FirstNylas is a BIG advocate for the well-being of its employees, which is why we have embraced a People First philosophy. It’s about giving more autonomy and flexibility to our employees. It’s not about when, where or how the work is accomplished; it’s about adopting a mindset of velocity and trust when tackling the work. It’s about respecting individual working styles, disabilities, and personal schedules, but also ensuring everyone has a better work-life balance. The outcomes will always be more important than the physical location.
Nylanauts have the ability to decide the best workspace or environment that will result in more ideas, engagement, creativity, focus, collaboration, and productivity. Why? Because we want our employees to be great; because we are focussed on being a high-performing team. To achieve this mission, we remove barriers and offer more autonomy. So, Nylanauts are encouraged to find those environments that inspire them to be great. This means Nylanauts can work from the slopes of Montana or from the beaches of Italy.
And if Nylanauts want to work from an office in one of our hubs (San Francisco, Denver, New York City, Toronto, and London), they can! The workspace is there to be utilized.
So, if you’re looking to join a fast-growing company with a beloved, daily-use product, and an authentic mission that puts people first, we want to meet you. Want to know more? Check us out on Comparably and Great Place to Work!
Recent Awards:Fastest Growing Companies (Inc 500)2020 Great Place to Work (Great Place to Work)2020 Best Places for Professional Development (Comparably)2020 Happiest Employees (Comparably)2020 Best Companies for Compensation (Comparably)2020 Best Companies for Perks & Benefits (Comparably)2020 Best Companies for Work-Life Balance (Comparably)
About the roleAs an Information Security Engineer, you will help protect Nylas systems and the data our customers have entrusted us from real-world threats. You will conduct technical assessments, reviews, and audits to identify vulnerabilities and collaborate with fellow Nylanauts to remediate issues and mitigate risk. You will provide guidance on best security practices and help raise awareness throughout the company. Additionally, you will work cross-functionally to design and implement enhancements to our overall security posture. You will join a small, but growing Security team and report to our Information Security Engineering Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Review architecture and code changes for potential security issues
  • Conduct technical assessments of new and existing Nylas features to identify vulnerabilities
  • Collaborate with fellow Nylanauts to design and implement methods and tooling to prevent data breaches
  • Analyze and respond to security-related findings from third-party pentests, compliance audits, monitoring tools, and our bug bounty program

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent industry experience
  • 2+ years of Information Security experience
  • Experience with at least one major cloud provider (AWS or GCP is preferred)
  • Ability to analyze distributed software architectures, enumerate threats and provide guidance on secure design
  • Ability to review source code for vulnerabilities and provide remediation advice
  • Knowledge of security engineering principles, networking concepts, authentication, access control, and applied cryptography
  • Background in software engineering is strongly preferred
  • Effective communication skills
  • Open-minded and customer-focused attitude
  • Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes is a plus!

Perks/Benefits

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO): we take this very seriously as we care about the well-being of our employees
  • Healthcare: 90% premium coverage for medical, dental and vision for you and your family
  • One Medical onsite and tele-health membership for you and dependents
  • Additional: Health and DC FSA, Life insurance, with options for STD, LTD
  • Retirement Plan: match up to 1% of annual salary for 401k or RRSP contributions
  • Education Stipend: $1k annual education & development benefit
  • Perk card: $150 per month towards health, wellness, and other perks via Assembly
  • Cell Phone: $50 per month stipend towards cell phone reimbursement
  • Fully Paid Parental Leave: 12 weeks parental leave (maternity & paternity)
Nylas is registered as an employer in many, but not all, states. If you are not located in or able to work from a state where Nylas is registered, you will not be eligible for employment. Visa sponsorship may not be available in certain remote locations.
Nylas is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also EEO is the Law.
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