Upwork ($UPWK) is the world’s work marketplace. We serve everyone from one-person startups to over 30% of the Fortune 100 with a powerful, trust-driven platform that enables companies and talent to work together in new ways that unlock their potential. 

Last year, more than $3.3 billion of work was done through Upwork by skilled professionals who are gaining more control by finding work they are passionate about and innovating their careers.

This is an engagement through Upwork’s Hybrid Workforce Solutions (HWS) Team. Our Hybrid Workforce Solutions Team is a global group of professionals that support Upwork’s business. Our HWS team members are located all over the world.


Work/Project Scope:

  • Develop risk-based mitigation strategies for infrastructure, platform, operating systems, and applications
  • Assisting Engineering Teams on relevant security practices as-need (specific to findings)
  • Create and maintain vulnerability management policies, procedures, and training
  •  Assist with application security vulnerabilities identification and remediation efforts
  •  Design and implement automation wherever possible in Enterprise Cloud Services, such as testing/certification to delivery to manage/run.
  •  Hands-on experience creating automation using APIs from AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud
  •  Strong experience with cloud virtualization technologies: Docker, AWS, Azure, VMware, Vagrant, and Packer
  •  Competent with one of the following scripting languages: Bash, Python, Go, or Perl.
  •  Have created test or automation scripts that interact with REST APIs/Graph QL or SOAP interfaces utilizing JSON or XML
  •  Experience with automated test frameworks/tools such as Test Kitchen, InSpec, Jenkins, SonarQube, etc.

Must Haves (Required Skills):

  •  You work well under pressure and have strong written and verbal communications skills.
  •  You have experience working with industry-leading vulnerability scanners with the ability to read and understand the information those systems produce to understand what a company’s vulnerability landscape looks like
  •  You are Familiar with CVSS scoring methodology for rating vulnerability criticality.
  •  You pride yourself on being an energetic self-starter who shows personal initiative and has experience working in a rapidly changing environment.
  •  You are proficient in testing & tuning systems and application performance and have experience with Packer, Chocolatey, Ansible, Chef, or Terraform.
  •  5+ years of hands-on experience in IAAS and PAAS on a global scale.
  •  5+ years of hands-on experience creating Puppet modules, Chef cookbooks, or Ansible playbooks from scratch.
  •  Hands-on experience creating automation using APIs from AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud and strong experience with cloud virtualization technologies: Docker, AWS, Azure, VMware, Vagrant, and Packer

 


Upwork is proudly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. We never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.   

 

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