What We Do
At GoGuardian, we’re helping build a future where all learners are ready and inspired to solve the world’s greatest challenges. Our award-winning system of learning solutions is purpose-built for K-12 and trusted by school leaders to promote effective teaching and equitable engagement while helping empower educators to keep students safe. 
What It’s Like to Work at GoGuardian

We are an outcomes-focused learning company with a steadfast focus on improving learning environments, one classroom at a time. Working with us means joining a remote team of diverse, committed, mission-driven employees who are inspired by our vision, dedicated to our customers, and ready to roll up their sleeves. Guardians put their heads together to solve problems, learn together from experiments that fail, and stand together by their work with full accountability. We balance our diligence with an inclusive culture that invites everyone to bring their whole self to work. Join us and learn why “I love the people here” is one of the most frequent comments we hear from Guardians.


The Role

The Security Engineering team, part of GoGuardian’s Tech Foundation department, manages the security of our applications, data, and cloud infrastructure. As a Senior Infrastructure Security Engineer at GoGuardian, you will play a critical role in designing, implementing, and maintaining security measures to protect our organization's infrastructure. You will be responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of our systems, networks, and data. This role is hands-on and requires a deep understanding of security technologies and best practices.


What You'll Do

  • Help review and design systems that improve the security of application software and infrastructure. 
  • Perform vulnerability assessments and penetration testing to identify and remediate security weaknesses, particularly in cloud environments.
  • Manage and implement patch management processes to ensure timely and effective security updates across all systems and applications.
  • Monitor and analyze security alerts and incidents, responding promptly to mitigate threats and vulnerabilities in GCP and AWS.
  • Administer and maintain security systems and tools, including software updates, configuration and control reviews. 
  • Build tools and automation to manage and enforce security policies, automate processes at scale.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure security measures are integrated into the development and deployment processes for cloud-based applications and services.
  • Analyze, assess, and respond to various internet threats, both proactively and reactively.
  • Partner with other engineers to design and build effective security tools by sharing high-level understanding of security policy, risk, and/or access management.
  • Document information security policies, procedures, and tests.
  • Contribute to security engineering planning and execution.
  • Monitor, detect, and report any threats directed against the GoGuardian’s networks and systems


Who You Are

  • 5+ years of experience in Information Security
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field preferred
  • Experience with one or more core security concepts: application security; operating systems security; authentication, authorization, and identity systems; secure coding practices; network and web security protocols.
  • Demonstrated expertise in patch management processes, including vulnerability assessment, testing, and deployment.
  • Strong experience with Terraform or equivalent infrastructure-as-code tools.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure (AWS/GCP), particularly security-related features such as: IAM; key management; network management; audit logging.
  • Familiarity with security frameworks such as the NIST, ISO 27001/2, or equivalent.
  • Experience scripting and coding to implement and/or verify security solutions. Go (Golang), Javascript, Python, Java/Scala, or shell scripting languages are preferred.
  • Eager to take initiative in a fast-paced, ever-changing, dynamic environment.
  • Fueled by the opportunity to truly impact the education landscape.
  • Something else? Tell us! We want to learn more about you…


 What We Offer 

  • Competitive pay, complete health insurance, 401(k) matching, and an employee equity plan.
  • Flexible time off, 13 paid holidays, paid parental leave, and a paid year-end holiday break.
  • A robust catalog of benefits that support your professional growth and personal wellbeing: wellness days, work from home funds, fertility & adoption reimbursement, and more…

Plus the intangible:

  • A varied and challenging role in an innovative, global company.
  • Supportive, driven colleagues who have your back and share your passion.


The typical base salary range for this position is $150,000 - $180,000 per year. The range displayed on this job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire base pay for this position and your pay will be determined by a variety of factors, including your primary work location, skills, qualifications and experience. Additional benefits information is listed on our careers page.


Please share this with your friends or co-workers who may be interested in working at GoGuardian! We have multiple openings and are always looking for talented people. 

GoGuardian is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. GoGuardian does not discriminate against employees, applicants, interns or volunteers on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status, registered domestic partner status, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
GoGuardian's Job Applicant Privacy Policy is located here

Apply for this Job

* Required
resume chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)
cover_letter chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)

Enter the verification code sent to to confirm you are not a robot, then submit your application.

This application was flagged as potential bot traffic. To resubmit your application, turn off any VPNs, clear the browser's cache and cookies, or try another browser. If you still can't submit it, contact our support team through the help center.