At Carta, we’re building the future of equity and ownership. We’ve changed how companies, investors, and employees manage equity. Now, we’re transforming how capital markets operate. Our goal is to create more owners and increase transparency and liquidity for shareholders. More than 800,000 investors, law firms, and employees use our platform, and we manage over $575B in equity.

The Lead Network Security Engineer is responsible for creating, maintaining, and improving security monitoring systems on Carta’s infrastructure. They are also the leader of Carta's Security Incident Response.
 
You would be a founding member of the team responsible for identifying malicious actors and stopping them before they cause mayhem. This role does not have people management responsibilities, but you’ll have a lot of control, direction, responsibility over how this team and Carta’s security systems will be built.

Responsibilities 

  • Security Incident Response management:
    • Conduct incident response as well as improving incident response systems to be more resilient in case of future attack.
    • Develop “Standard Operating Procedures” (SOPs) and educate stakeholders with them in order to improve incident response.
    • Communicate recommendations to the responsible parties, and engaging in both tracking and verification of their remediation efforts.
  • Create, maintain, and improve security logging systems:
    • Implement/improve a SIEM system for security log analysis and alerting
  • Maintain and improve the vulnerability scanning program:
    • Internal and external network scanning
    • Patch scanning (docker and ubuntu based
    • Patch automation systems
    • Host-based IDS systems
  • Implement and improve anti-hacking applications and processes:
  • Conduct security risk assessments:
    • With detailed technical recommendations and coordination of remediation and mitigation strategies.
    • Prepare reports and conduct briefings for senior leadership related to routine and high profile vulnerability analysis. 
  • Build working relationships to effectively complete the mission, while acknowledging and respecting stakeholder needs and requirements.

Qualifications

  • Experience working with Security Information and Event Monitoring (SIEM) platforms (e.g. Splunk).
  • Experience with the identification and implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls for deployment and implementation in the enterprise network environment.
  • Experience in collecting and maintaining information pertinent to security investigations and incidents in a format that supports analysis, situational awareness reporting, and law enforcement investigation efforts
  • Some experience with hosting distributed systems on a cloud provider (specifically, Google Cloud Platform or AWS)
  • Some experience with cloud networking (e.g. AWS VPC, subnetting, etc)
  • Some experience with a higher level scripting language (Python, Ruby, Javascript, etc)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Regularly works in team environments

Nice-to-Haves

  • A working knowledge of network communications and routing protocols (e.g. TCP, UDP, ICMP, BGP, MPLS, etc.) and common internet applications and standards (e.g. SMTP, DNS, DHCP, SQL, HTTP, HTTPS, etc.)
  • The “infrastructure as code” mindset (using tools like Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc)
  • Containerization (specifically, Docker and Kubernetes)
  • Tenable

Carta is a Series E company and is backed by top-tier VCs like Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Meritech Capital, and more.

At Carta, we’re building the future of equity and ownership. We’ve changed how companies, investors, and employees manage equity. Now, we’re transforming how capital markets operate. Our goal is to create more owners and increase transparency and liquidity for shareholders. More than 800,000 investors, law firms, and employees use our platform, and we manage over $575B in equity.

Carta is hiring experienced software engineers at the Senior, Staff, Senior Staff, and Principal levels in San Francisco and Palo Alto to architect and build products powered by the ownership graph: the central registry of asset ownership across the globe.

As an Engineer on the Infrastructure team at Carta, you’ll play a foundational role on Carta’s fast-growing organization, helping to develop and refine the infrastructure of the one of the fastest growing technology companies today. In this position, you'll be defining and building foundational components of our platform, and building tools and APIs to connect to our various products.

Candidates must have strong coding skills, deep understanding of SaaS product architecture, be excited by “zero to one” projects, and enjoy working closely with stakeholders across engineering, product, business, and marketing.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years Full stack or back-end engineering experience, with strong systems fundamentals
  • Experience with service oriented architecture
  • Strong System Design skills
  • Strong industry experience in architecture and development of scalable production quality backend systems.
  • Experience architecting complex SaaS products
  • Experience working with business stakeholders to understand business requirements and build thoughtful solutions
  • Work in service oriented environment
  • Experience with Microservices
  • Strong communication skills
  • Comfortable regularly working in team environments

Nice-to-Haves

  • Python
  • Django
  • Postgres
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • AWS
  • GCP
  • Azure
  • Knowledge on testing fault tolerance

Carta is a Series E company and is backed by top-tier VCs like Andreessen Horowitz, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Meritech Capital, and more.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, connect with us via email at recruiting@carta.com. As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

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