Paranoids Network Defense Engineer

Full Time
Sunnyvale, California
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Yahoo is a guide focused on making users' daily habits inspiring and entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the world. In turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses.

A Little About Us

When you impact millions of people every day, you become a large target for adversaries in all layers of the stack. Our job is to keep our users safe and make Yahoo one of the safest places on the Internet.

We are the information security team at Yahoo. People call us “The Paranoids”.

When you impact millions of people every day, you become a large target for adversaries in all layers of the stack. Our job is to keep our users safe and make Yahoo one of the safest places on the Internet.

We are the information security team at Yahoo. People call us “The Paranoids”. Our vision is to protect and defend infrastructure at Yahoo from threats around the world. We make sure Yahoo is a safe and secure place for employees and customers alike to interact and know that we can be trusted with their information.

A Lot About You

The Paranoids seek a Paranoids Network Defense Engineer who will defend Yahoo Infrastructure and drive next-gen network protection strategies to meet global security challenges.  You have a passion for building secure corporate solutions at scale and always want to improve quality.  You’re constantly using the latest knowledge about security exposures to refine and strengthen technical implementations. You have a passion for testing defenses, predicting attacks, all while measuring metrics and slinging petabytes of data. You strive to solve problems, building trust and collaboration in your interactions.

Your Day

  • Design next-gen secure architectures for global adaptation
  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of Yahoo networks
  • Provide subject matter expertise on all matters related to network security defense
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure issues, including ACL automation workflows
  • React quickly to security incidents at all times
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement
  • Partner with teams across the company including IT, Network, Facilities, Engineering, HR
  • Generate sustainable metrics to drive decisions within IT, engineering and executives

What you bring

  • Previous member of in a multi-functional global IT Security team
  • Proven work experience as a system security engineer or network security engineer
  • Experience in building and maintaining network security monitoring systems
  • Detailed technical knowledge of Linux, Unix, BSD operating systems
  • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, open-source intrusion detection systems, malware footprinting, authentication workflows, log management
  • Experience with network security using Splunk or other SIEM technologies
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, with working knowledge of attacker lifecycles and defender strategies
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols
  • Experience with Jira, Scripting/Automation, Patch Management, SaaS architecture integration
  • Ability to create system security defense strategies in a fast paced, engineering driven environment
  • A fun, curious, change-inspiring attitude
  • Bachelor’s degree or CISSP, and 7 years hands on experience
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Yahoo is a guide focused on making users' digital habits inspiring and entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the world. In turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses. Yahoo is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and has offices located throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions.
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Company Industry: Internet
Company Type: Public Company
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