Security Engineer

EVERFI, Inc. is the leading education technology company that provides learners of all ages education for the real world, through innovative and scalable digital learning. Founded in 2008, EVERFI is fueled by its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) subscription model and has certified millions of learners in critical skill areas. Some of America’s leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, TPG Growth, and The Rise Fund. The EVERFI Education Network powers thousands of partners in their education initiatives, such as The White House, NFL and MLB, Pharrell Williams, and many more. Our team consists of passionate employees across the US and Canada who thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment.

We are looking for Security Engineers to ensure the security of our products and platform. We are a growing team looking for pragmatic and creative team members to help us prevent security breaches. If you have 7-10+ years experience in web application and/or networking security in a team environment we would like to talk!


  • Design and maintain the security of virtual networks and infrastructure
  • Coach application developers in writing secure software
  • Monitor systems and applications for security breaches
  • Quickly investigate and mitigate any discovered breaches
  • Audit applications for vulnerabilities
  • Audit system activity and access controls
  • Develop and enforce company security policies
  • Automate routine security maintenance tasks


Preferred qualifications and experience:

  • 7-10+ years experience in web application and/or networking security
  • Experience securing linux based servers
  • Working experience with Docker based platforms a plus
  • AWS VPC networking knowledge, especially as it applies to security
  • Understanding of SSL, SSH and public/private key encryption
  • Strong understanding of HTTP(S) based applications and their common attacks
  • Understanding of OAuth and SAML
  • Knowledge of at least one programming language usable for scripting
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails applications a major plus
  • Experience with Postgres, Redis, ElasticSearch all a plus


  • Competitive base salary, 401k plan with company match, and equity plan
  • Health, dental, & vision coverage
  • Flexible paid time off program
  • Opportunity to work with talented people who also have fun in the workplace

EVERFI appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is EVERFI policy to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. EVERFI will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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