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Senior Security Engineer, Infrastructure

Company: ClickUp
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

We're looking for a Security Engineer, InfraSec for our engineering-focused security team. We partner with and embed inside of existing engineering teams at ClickUp. The security team at ClickUp works to build and share technology including defensive security features and functionality, secure infrastructure and operational tools, security response tooling and processes, and security guidelines and guardrails.
You will work to build a culture of security enablement. Your focus on our infrastructure engineers will allow them to build and ship secure products within AWS, and with our IT engineers to deploy and secure our enterprise system integrations.
The Role:
Perform some or all of the following, depending on skill-set:

  • Design and build security features and defenses that protect the entire scope of the ClickUp platform and infrastructure; like public cloud account governance and access management.
  • Design and build tools to help with all stages in security prevention, detection, and response; across the full SDLC from code and test, through to deploy and operate.
  • Perform threat models, implementation reviews, and security testing; review requirements and designs.
  • Embed yourself into existing engineering, product, and IT teams, acting as a "security player-coach".
  • Build security automation for and into the ClickUp platform; design and build secure-by-default infrastructure and applications.
  • Monitor and analyze production security events and, as needed, provide in-depth incident analysis.
  • Build relationships with other engineers, product managers, data engineers, IT operators, and security team members to enable shipping a secure product.


    • Multiple years of experience in technology /software development.
    • Multiple years of AWS experience (GCP or Azure); IAM and least-privilege architectures.
    • An ability to identify and provide a basic assessmentof security threats.
    • An understanding of security problems, paired with an ability to suggest solutions to software design problems.
    • Cloud and SaaS experience.
    • Ability to mentor others on technical topics, including security.


      • Past experience with pushing technical initiatives; team, project, or indirect management of technology.
      • 5+ years of software development experience and 1+ year of security-specific experience.
      • Experience with AWS Control Tower and Account Factory, AWS Service Control Policies, AWS Organizations.
      • Infrastructure & configuration as code technologies such as Terraform, CDK, and Ansible
      • Experience with Angular, Node.js, and PostgreSQL; or similar technologies.
      • If you are a software engineer who is only starting on learning security, please do apply!

        Salary Range: $110,000 - $185,000 (base pay in the US remotely) (Canada would be $110-185k CAD). This position is eligible for the following benefits:

        • Equity
        • 401(k) with up to 2% match (in Canada this is an up to 6% RRSP)
        • ClickUp swag
        • Teammate recognition awards
        • Professional development program
        • Health insurance
        • Dental insurance
        • Paid parental leave
        • Flexible paid time off (in Canada this is 25 days PTO, plus 10 Paid National Holidays)
        • Sabbatical program
        • Wellness stipend


Keywords: ClickUp, San Diego , Senior Security Engineer, Infrastructure, Engineering , San Diego, California

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