The Company You’ll Join

At Carta we create owners and make private markets liquid. 

We live in a world where some people live on the equity stack and enjoy exponential wealth growth and preferential tax treatment; others live on the debt stack and may work their entire lives for a company and retire only with the cash they’ve managed to save from their paychecks. Our contribution to solving the wealth inequality problem is moving people from the debt stack (payroll) to the equity stack. By making it as easy to issue equity to employees as it is to put them on payroll, we can create more owners. 

At Carta, we are helpful, transparent, fair, and kind. We are relentless executors, unconventional thinkers, and masters of our craft. 

To learn more, here is what one of our investors wrote about leading our Series F. 

The Team You’ll Work With

This role is leading the Security Operations function within Security. You will be laying the foundations for a larger Security Operations team and working with our Security Engineering and Security Assurance teams to not only build our new detection function but also enable engineering teams to add their own detections. These teams will also help you implement traditional logging and detection and well as newer deception technologies, opening up the possibility for related research on new methods. We believe in creating teams not rockstars, progress with a path to perfection, and creating an environment that fosters research. We measure success not by how many bugs you find or tasks you complete, but by how much risk you reduce in the organization by enabling teams to do those things and automating the rest.

We get to work in an environment that uses infrastructure-as-code, kubernetes, role-based access, and with engineers who care about the integrity and security of our data.

The Problems You’ll Solve 

Carta’s Security Operations Team (or Blue Team) is responsible for tools used to protect our company, providing actionable threat intelligence, and managing detection and response activities. The Lead Security Operations Engineer supports this by working across the organization to refine the logging standards, ensure correct logs are collected, managing our SIEM, continuously improve the response plan using tabletop exercises, and improve our vulnerability management process 

The Impact You’ll Have

Carta’s mission is to Create More Owners and Carta Security’s mission is to Create More Security Owners. We are a team of builders who enable security to happen throughout the company: around the office, in the pipeline, or on the developers laptop. Our tools give feedback to coworkers about how well they’re keeping up with security training, responding to vulnerabilities, and improving their skills so they can own it.

Additionally as a Lead Security Operations Engineer you’ll:

  • Improve “Standard Operating Procedures” (SOPs) and educate stakeholders with them in order to improve incident response
  • Use your experiences to build a better logging program and re-evaluate our collection process
  • Implement and improve anti-hacking applications and processes
  • Bring your unique and diverse viewpoints to our team
  • Have KPIs which focus on automation, not just running around putting out fires

About You

You are someone that is passionate about Detection and Incident Management and working with engineering teams and is able to:

  1. Work with with Security Information and Event Monitoring (SIEM) platforms such as ELK, Splunk, or SumoLogic or have opinions on what’s better
  2. Identify and implement counter-measures or mitigating controls for deployment and implementation in cloud environments
  3. Build a system of collecting and maintaining information pertinent to security investigations and incidents in a format that supports analysis, situational awareness reporting, and law enforcement investigation efforts
  4. Make decisions on when to build and when to buy
  5. Build using serverless technologies such as AWS Lambda and AWS Step Functions

Additionally it would be fantastic if you knew the following:

  1. Automation of incident resolution using 3rd party tools with Python or similar language
  2. 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.)
  3. The “infrastructure as code” mindset (using tools like Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc)
  4. Experience with VPC flow logs or other cloud network logging and cloudtrail logs.

Carta is a Series F 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.

Please read about our candidate privacy policy here. 

 

Carta is a Series F 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.

Please read about our candidate privacy policy here. 

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