Senior DevSecOps Specialist

Prodigy Game - Toronto, ON (4 months ago)

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Prodigy Education connects students, parents, teachers and school districts with resources that promote a lifelong love of learning. Anyone with an internet connection is welcome to create a free account and try the most effective and engaging K-8 math platform in the world. Our business model helps us connect with youth around the world, with over 50 million students now voluntarily practicing math every single day — and enjoying it!

At Prodigy Education, we have an incredible team that works tirelessly to turn our goal of making education a human right into a reality. We are immensely grateful for our amazing team and all they do every day. We welcome people who share our passion to join our team, where you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning.

Our passion is our mission - to help every student in the world love learning!

Overview:
Here at Prodigy, we are working hard to achieve our mission of helping every child in the world to LOVE learning. Our Engineering teams are scaling rapidly as we continue to hit our product and growth milestones, and it’s an exciting time for the company! To continue our exponential growth, we are adding some more management power to our Engineering teams. As a SecDevOps Specialist, we would be looking to you to understand the compliance requirements as they relate to the education industry and act as a key player in the cyber security team.

Please note: During the Covid-19 pandemic, in order to keep all our candidates safe, Prodigy is hiring and on-boarding 100% remotely for the time being.

Your Impact:
You will develop Prodigy's strategy for a secure infrastructure and application landscape
You will work very closely with the Infrastructure team to consult on security-critical infrastructure and system features
You will champion continuous improvement within Prodigy's security controls, identifying automation opportunities and tools that could improve the ability to detect and react to events

Who You Are:
You have hands-on experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins & Circle CI
You have experience with multiple Application Security Tools (SAST, DAST, SCA) and the integration into the SDLC via CI Automation and Integration
You have experience with modern source code management and software repository systems e.g. Visual Studio, Git/GitHub, etc.
You have expert knowledge in one or more SAST and/or DAST Solutions.
You have experience with securing applications specifically for Cloud hosting environments e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure
You have knowledge of Containers (Docker) and deployment of containerized applications/microservices architectures
You have familiarity with threat modelling and security design review methodologies.
You have a deep understanding of the fundamentals of security at multiple layers of abstraction, from operating systems to applications
You have a strong bias towards automation and innovative thinking.
You have deep experience with cloud-based infrastructure.
You hold a relevant University degree/technical certification, and/or relevant experience commensurate to the role

Our Core Technologies:
Backend: Node.js, GraphQL, Postgres, DynamoDB, Redis, AWS, Lambda
Game: HTML5, Canvas, WebGL, Phaser, Pixi, Typescript
Frontend: React, Reactive Native, ES6

Bonus Points For:
Experience with Kubernetes
CISSP, CCSP certifications
Any AWS certifications

What We Offer:
The opportunity to build a career of value and witness first hand the impact Prodigy has as the most engaging math platform in the world!
A culture of transparency, where team members are involved in important conversations
No micromanaging here! We believe in our employees skills and abilities, we encourage you to bring new innovative ideas to your team
Full health benefits from day one (1) for you and your family, fully covered! Nothing is ever taken off your pay cheque
We are a profitable company, with eligibility to participate in stock options for all employees
Late or early riser? We understand! We offer flexible working hours that allow you to schedule your 8 hour day with a bit more flexibility. We do have core office hours, This is to ensure team members can be present for important meetings and department needs. Here are our core office hours (core office hours of 10:30am - 3:00pm)
Feel like a different work environment? Work from home 1x a week!
Team building events that not only include you as a Prodigy employee, but your significant other and children as well
Company pizza lunch every second week for ‘All Hands’, where we discuss important Prodigy milestones
Do you need some fun to help break up your day? We have that covered! Join in some Ping Pong games, Smash Bros competitions or board games!
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Prodigy Game will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.