Security DevOps Developer

The security team is growing and we want to grow our presence in the DevOps side of Shopify. Shopify is the world’s fastest growing commerce platform with no plans of slowing down. With 87 million unique visitors each month, and billions of requests per day we are on a mission to scale securely, and reliably. The candidate hired will influence monitoring and incident response, secure server configuration, as well as help integrate security controls into our container architecture. We need the help of an experienced DevOps team member to support our operations at this scale.  

You'll have to have:

  • Experience at managing SSL configurations
  • Thorough knowledge of security issues affecting web applications
  • Experience in planning, deployment, and maintenance of large Linux installations
  • Experience with a variety of open source software including nginx, redis, and memcached
  • Interest in creating ways to include security in the software development process
  • Methodical and disciplined mindset, yet thrive in dynamic environments

It'd be great if you have experience with:

  • Web application development, especially Ruby on Rails
  • Contributing to open source security projects
  • Prevention, detection, and mitigation of DDoS attacks
  • Splunk or other log aggregation tools

You'll be working on things like:

  • Diving deep into the systems we are currently using to evaluate and determine how future security systems will fit in
  • Developing tools to help scale intrusion detection capabilities
  • Providing security advice to any product team
  • Building and growing our Docker-based internal cloud (PaaS) security
  • Helping build out our second and third data centers and deliver world-class geographic resiliency
  • Supporting Storefront SSL from top to bottom

Here's how to apply:

If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of commerce, click the “Apply now” button to submit your application. Please address your cover letter to Damian Gerow.

Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your background is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying, even if you aren’t able to check every box above. We are dedicated to diversity and providing an inclusive workplace for all and especially encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply. 

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