Systems Engineer, Security Reliability Engineering
- Los Angeles, CA, United States
- Employees can work remotely
- Alternate Location: Salt Lake City, United States
Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.
Block’s Security culture is focused on enabling our engineering teams to build and ship secure products. We achieve this by designing, building, and operating state of the art security alongside our product and infrastructure teams. The Block Security team works with other teams at Block to build world-class products for both customers and employees. Our ultimate goal is to ensure that every single experience with Block is simple, secure, and safe.
We are looking for an engineer to shape the way we automate and maintain security services across the organization. We are looking for an innovative automation champion who can solve complex security problems and develop a security automation framework.
Work closely with other teams to deliver automation and operational solutions
Be a quick learner of new technologies
Be hands-on and a critical part of the engineering team for a high-performance product security automation framework development, evangelism, and maintenance
Integrate security capabilities with other security pillars that include identity access management, data protection, network security and application security
4+ years of technical industry experience
Experience managing Linux applications within a cloud environment (AWS and/or GCP)
Experience in a technical operations, devops, or SRE role
Relational database experience - performance tuning, monitoring, and/or operations
Experience with writing automation tools, and/or working with Infrastructure as Code
Technologies we use and teach:
Java, Go, and Ruby/Rails
Hardware Security Modules (HSM)
Service Mesh, Envoy
AWS Lambda, Kubernetes, Docker
We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class.
We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page.
Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.
We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:
- Healthcare coverage
- Retirement Plans
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Wellness perks
- Paid parental leave
- Paid time off
- Learning and Development resources
Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.