Cloud - Security Tech Lead



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competitive salary

Hungary, Remote

Information Technology, Engineering


in-office, flexible

Cloud - Security Tech Lead

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your profile

  • In-Depth knowledge of Security in large multi-cloud environments for 10-12 years.

  • Successfully defined and executed on a security strategy for a large multi-cloud SaaS environment (AWS, GCP, Azure, or IBM SoftLayer preferred).

  • Have outstanding interpersonal skills, and are able to build strong relationships across a dynamic, growing team.

  • Comfortable with large codebases that are using multiple languages and infrastructure as code.

  • Experienced in defining a strategy to follow and adopting that strategy across large multi-role teams.

  • Can provide pragmatic technical leadership for a group of fast moving engineers.

  • Lead by example - you can code when needed, review pull requests and stay close to the team’s work.

  • Ego-free attitude — we are here for the success of the team and the company.

Bonus points:

  • You don't need to have all of these items, but these represent the types of work you will do at Elastic Cloud

  • You’ve worked to achieve and maintain compliance for Cloud Environments such as SOC2, SOX, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, and FedRAMP.

  • You’ve implemented or designed security controls for Linux & containerized environments.

  • You’ve made contributions to codebases that were adopted or promoted to a production environment.

  • Played a critical leadership role in security organizations within SaaS or software companies.

about the company

Elastic is a search company built on a free and open heritage. Anyone can use Elastic products and solutions to get started quickly and frictionlessly. Elastic offers three solutions for enterprise search, observability, and security, built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real time and at scale.

diversity statement

"Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action."

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your area of responsibility

  • Work closely with a globally distributed team of talented Security Engineers and Practitioners to define and execute on a Cloud Security Strategy that aligns with our growth.

  • Own initiatives aimed at implementing security controls, reducing risk, establishing a security-first culture, adopting a secure code development practice, contributing to our compliance & regulatory posture, and providing technical leadership for security.

  • Lead or respond to security investigations as necessary, which may include an on-call follow the sun model.

  • Spend time reviewing and writing design documents, reviewing Pull Requests and exploring new ideas.

  • Be a "player/mentor" for the team, getting your hands into code and design where required.

the benefits

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary

  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations

  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles

  • Generous number of vacation days each year

  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)

  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love

  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave


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