Giant Oak is the behavioral science-led machine learning company behind GOST, a risk-screening platform. We apply social science to big data to identify illicit actions, actors, and networks. Giant Oak helps clients see and understand true risk, accomplishing this at scale with precision and accuracy at a lower cost. “Tech for Good” drives our team; we at Giant Oak are doing our part to make the world a better, freer, and more secure place.

About You:

You are a reliable cloud engineer who can architect and deliver!  You enjoy working closely in cross-functional teams while understanding and anticipating the agile infrastructure and security needs of the development and QA processes. You are a craftsperson as well as an Engineer and have an intuition when to consider “build vs buy.” You thrive working in a fast-paced environment where you can be challenged and have a direct impact on the success of Giant Oak’s SaaS technology, GOST.


  • Maintain, secure, and optimize cloud computing environments.
  • Identify malicious or anomalous activity based on event data from various sources, including network, endpoint, application, and other security tooling.
  • Maintenance and administration of endpoint security tooling.
  • Perform application and operating system security monitoring, scanning, and alerting while producing and reviewing metrics.
  • Perform design reviews and risk assessments for new applications or features integrating with core services.
  • Coordinate with appropriate internal teams in identifying, reviewing, and mitigating discovered findings and/or risks.
  • Analyze internal and external security threats while providing relevant information to customers, suppliers, and partners.
  • Maintain awareness of threats and vulnerabilities related to hybrid systems and continually assess the overall security risks to the system.
  • Create and maintain documentation for new and existing processes and deployments.
  • Generate innovative solutions and develop proof-of-concepts and rapid prototypes.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ years of hands-on implementation experience in security or operations with specific emphasis on cloud security (AWS)
  • Experience participating in security compliance efforts (ISO, SOC, PCI DSS, FedRAMP, etc.)
  • Familiar with Infrastructure-as-Code 
  • Hands-on experience with modern computing platforms (Containers, Serverless, etc.)
  • Familiar with log management and aggregation tools (ELK, SumoLogic, etc.)
  • Experience working with modern automation and configuration management tools
  • Experience in at least one programming language (Python, Java, Go, etc.)
  • Knowledge of IT Operations and System Administrator Roles (Windows/Mac/Linux)
  • Familiarity of OWASP Top 10 Web Application Security Risks
  • Comfortable navigating a broad range of systems and technologies with an ability to ‘put it all together’ 
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Self-motivated and willing to handle competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Professional certifications are considered a plus
  • Eligible for a US Security Clearance


  • Fully remote company
  • Generous 401k matching
  • Healthcare, vision, and dental benefits
  • Access to co-working spaces nationwide


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