THE COMPANY

How can we sustainably feed the world? With the population set to reach nine billion by 2050 and available farmland decreasing, the odds are stacked against us. This problem falls squarely on the shoulders of farmers, who are increasingly working harder for less. By enabling thousands of farmers to work together, anonymously and securely to democratize information, the FBN network is helping farmers level the playing field and put power back in farmers’ hands.

Farmers Business Network counts top VCs including Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins, DBL Partners, and Acre Venture Partners, T Rowe Price and Temasek among its investors. We are a dynamic, and innovative company in AgTech that offers competitive compensation and benefits

As the first dedicated security engineer at FBN, you have the opportunity to make a major impact by helping to protect our customers, our employees and our company. FBN manages the world largest unbiased agronomic dataset, and keeping it secure is incredibly important to us. Our systems not only track detailed geospatial information but also financial information. We understand that securing this data requires a significant effort that touches all aspects of the company, from the laptops we use, the products we build and the third party vendors we work with.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate security trends, evolving threats, risks and vulnerabilities, and countermeasures.
  • Drive security testing including penetration tests, simulated phishing and other attacks.
  • Deploy and operate security systems such as vulnerability scanners and static analysis tools
  • Formalize data classification scheme and ensure least-privilege access.
  • Drive security awareness programs and training.
  • Collaborate closely with IT and product teams to ensure security of product and internal systems development.
  • Review vendor security practices to determine the level of risk posed by the use of their services.
  • Lead incident investigations and coordinate response activities.

Skills and Experience

  • Strong operational security knowledge including penetration testing, incident response, forensics, secure configuration of SAAS applications, endpoint protection, etc.  
  • Good knowledge of the browser security model and web application architecture
  • Familiarity with classic and emerging system and application vulnerabilities
  • Excellent communication skills with non-technical and technical audiences.
  • 2+ years of experience in information security roles

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Compensation and title for this position will be adjusted to suit your experience and qualifications. We also offer an attractive benefits package that includes health, vision and dental insurance.

Farmer’s Business Network, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and participates in U.S. Citizenship and Immigration’s E-Verify program.

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