Senior Security Engineer

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We're looking for a senior level engineer driven to ensure and maintain the security of Pandora's network, IS/IT and security devices. This person will identify trends in adversary attacks and techniques in malware, hacker methodologies and tactics, system vulnerability and key indicators of potential system exploits. In this role, you will not be siloed into doing one thing - but rather have the opportunity to work on a variety of complex hack and defend related security projects based on your skill set and interests. Also, if you have forgotten what it feels like to have work-life balance, then this opportunity may help you reclaim your life. Plus, this role will be fun, as the team is super cool and Pandora has huge volumes of data and our infrastructure is almost entirely  on premise (yeah, we own data centers, networks etc).


  • Daily monitoring analysis; SIEM design, operation
  • Perform Detailed Forensics for Security-Related incidents
  • Work with Networking, Systems and Enterprise IT/IS teams to specify proactive and responsive mitigations
  • Develop, evolve, and manage monitoring and alerting for Pandora environments to create a deep understanding of trends, anomalies and incidents
  • Maintain an expert level understanding of attacks, vectors and emergent threats (including Botnets, Professional Hacking, Exploits, Hacktivism and Nation State Actors)
  • Act as a participant in Architecture and Planning for security efforts
  • Work with Compliance and Policy teams to make sure operational efforts are in line with Compliance (SOX/PCI) and Policy Standards

  • Experience operating in public cloud infrastructure
  • Mastery of one or more programming language (Python, Go, Javascript/Node, Java)
  • Experience detecting and mitigating attacks on public-facing websites
  • SIEM design, scaling, operations
  • Experiencing advocating for Security BCP in production and corporate IT environment
  • BA/BS or better in Computer/Information Science or a related field

  • Experience protecting High-volume Consumer websites
  • 5+ years Linux/Unix/Windows or Network administration
  • Expertise in text processing and regular expressions
  • Strong knowledge of Enterprise Security (AD, LDAP, SAML, SAAS/Cloud monitoring)
  • Deep understanding of Cryptographic Technology

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