Security Engineer



Software Engineering
Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 7, 2023
Do you proudly "geek out" on outsmarting hackers and ensuring data security?

Are you passionate about cybersecurity and protecting digital assets?

Are you looking for a meaningful career at a values-driven tech startup?

At Paradox, we believe when you get the people thing right, you can build teams that can change the world. We’re helping organizations around the globe reimagine hiring with our first-of-its-kind recruitment technology. From our Conversational ATS to our best-in-class hiring assessments, Paradox is laser focused on building world class products and a team that our clients love. Our high-performance culture and triple-digit growth have been recognized on Deloitte’s "Fast 500" technology companies, the Inc 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies, and as a Forbes Best Startup Employers. And we’re just getting started. We are looking for top performers who have a track record of success and want to build a company and create the future together.

As a Security Engineer, you'll play a vital role in protecting Paradox’s cloud environment, products, and client information. Work closely with the VP of Data Security and Privacy to help protect our data, systems, and networks from cyber threats and ensure regulatory compliance. This role offers a unique opportunity to work with a leading AI solution and a world class engineering team while solving a wide range of complex security challenges.

Sound like your perfect fit? We want to hear from you!


As a Security Engineer, you will be responsible for identifying, monitoring, and remediating security issues and other risks to Paradox’s technology infrastructure. In this role, you will:

  • Provide day-to-day monitoring and remediation support of all security threats and vulnerabilities across AWS Cloud servers, server-based applications, and overall IT infrastructure
  • Cross-functionally collaborate to drive performance efficiencies while completing security, IT and risk projects
  • Develop custom reporting to track security and risks across the organization using AWS Guard, Lacework, Tenable, JIRA, StrongDM, Github, and other tools
  • In collaboration with engineering, oversee the execution of Veracode scans (Dynamic and Static Testing), including the remediation of identified issues
  • Act as the primary "Change Agent" to support engineering and DevOps in architecture security enhancements across our infrastructure (Kubernetes, AWS, Containerization)
  • Support the security and IT team in maintaining security compliance with ISO 27001, Soc 2, and other maturity standards
  • Develop application and system management tools and processes that reduce manual efforts (Jenkins, Terraform, GitHub Actions)

Experience & Skills Required

  • 5+ years of full-time experience in information security, DevOps engineering, or related roles
  • 3+ years of experience supporting AWS environments
  • Deep expertise and hands-on experiences with cloud applications such as Lacework, Tenable, JIRA, StrongDM, Github, and other tools
  • Foundational knowledge of Python and JavaScript
  • Previous experience supporting security operations for 24/7 internet-oriented production environments and troubleshooting across a networked tech stack
  • Proven track records of building CI/CD pipelines for both application and infrastructure, with a focus on security
  • Exhibit a profound understanding of security vulnerability testing, root cause analysis, and remediation
  • familiarity with industry-leading security standards such as ISO, NIST, OWASP, SDLC, etc.
  • Possess exceptional ability to effectively communicate software development and implementation concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent years of experience
  • Ability to work from our Scottsdale, AZ headquarters office
  • Authorization to work in the United States

Why You Should Work At Paradox

  • Work side by side with passionate, purposeful people - Talent is our DNA and we pride ourselves on having the best!
  • Ability to make a big impact on a growing organization and drive your own growth
  • The opportunity to be part of the team building the next big thing in recruiting technology
  • Internal and external professional development, coaching, and continuous education opportunities