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Senior Cloud Security Engineer

Location: Redwood City, California, United States


This position is no longer open.

Job Number: 32058

Position Title: Sr Information Security Analyst

External Description:

Our Team

The CloudTrust team powers Informatica’s transformation and ensures that all our cloud platforms and products are available, performant, and safe. We implement industry-leading technologies and practices to bake in scalability, reliability, and security during product design, help teams reliably deploy global products at scale and ensure global DevOps and Customer Support teams have the tools and data they need to safely monitor and manage our customer data and workloads. The Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services (IICS) platform is powering Informatica’s transformation to host all Informatica cloud products. We are growing rapidly to keep pace with our expanding global footprint and customers’ exacting demands, partnering with product development teams to build the systems and processes needed to out-innovate our competitors.

By joining our organization, you will accelerate Informatica’s transformation into a global cloud platform through your expertise and guidance, define a new category of enterprise cloud data management products operating at a global scale, in a growing marketplace with the smartest minds in the business. We’re looking for energetic thought leaders to join us on this journey, giving our customers a competitive advantage in today’s information economy by empowering them with timely, relevant, and trustworthy data for their top business imperatives.

Your Opportunity

As a member of Informatica's Cloud Security Operations and Response Team, you are the first line of defense for all the people and parts that together make up Informatica's Cloud Business. You get out of bed every morning thinking about new ways to make life miserable for bad actors. You get excited at the prospect of searching for your adversary, teasing out high-quality signals from all the noise, and developing new ways to solve hard problems. Your work directly impacts the way millions of people, teams, and businesses get things done.

You will work with world-class engineers to deliver the next generation cloud platform and products, using the latest cutting-edge cloud technology, such as Amazon AWS,, Microsoft Azure, to provide transformational and reliable cloud services to our customers. You have experience working at a global scale but are agile enough to deliver results iteratively and create ongoing impact quickly.

Our Ideal Candidate

 You are an innovative security engineer, who has a keen eye for automation and process improvements. An engineer with a passion for internal and external customer success, continuous improvement, and operational excellence at a global scale. You have a track record of implementing and automating security tools. You are comfortable managing multiple priorities, cross-functional interdependencies, performing on time and accurately. You have an uncanny ability to simplify complex situations and dependencies to find novel strategic business solutions.


  • Define and lead effective security strategy, processes, and metrics, both as a team and working in partnership with other teams
  • Manage the infrastructure, tools, and rules that keep the Security Operations and Response team running
  • Work with our infrastructure engineering team to harden Linux systems and production networks in the cloud
  • Whip up automation ideas to improve security posture and own development of that idea from start to finish
  • Ensure that Security documentation is up to date and teams can understand and implement security
  • Build solutions to detect and mitigate new malicious threats
  • Investigate alerts from detective telemetry and tune rules to increase fidelity
  • Perform retrospective analysis using artifacts from both network and host
  • Validate and triage vulnerabilities found within our system, help teams with resolution
  • Own Encryption and Key Management systems that protect our customer data


  • 4+ years of Security experience
  • Operational experience running servers in AWS or similar cloud environment
  • Experience managing security tools and server configuration
  • Experience tuning, improving, and devising new ways to collect signals and identify suspicious events in an operational production environment
  • Experience working in an operational capacity, with expertise in at least one server, network, cloud, database
  • Experience with log or data analysis, extracting salient data points to improve detective capabilities
  • Broad exposure to various security disciplines and deeper understanding of models and principles behind core security concepts such as MFA and token-based authentication
  • Intermediate knowledge of Python or similar
  • Solid understanding of web security fundamentals
  • Ability to test and remediate the vulnerabilities described in the OWASP Top 10
  • Solid understanding of Linux fundamentals, specifically around networking and security

Nice to have:

  • Implementation and management of PKI, KMS
  • Experience working on security RFPs
  • Participation in the local and global security community

City: Redwood City

State: California

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior Level

Alternative Location(s) :

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Cloud Security Engineer

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Unleash Your Potential

A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader.  By joining our team, you'll be able to solve real-life problems, make a difference, have a global impact, and join a supportive group of globally diverse teammates.  We encourage you to be yourself, grow with us and unleash your potential.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Informatica, the Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader, empowers businesses to realize the transformative power of data. We have pioneered a new category of software, the Informatica Intelligent Data Management Cloud (IDMC), powered by AI and a cloud-first, cloud-native, end-to-end data management platform that connects, manages and unifies data across any multi-cloud, hybrid system, empowering enterprises to modernize and advance their data strategies. Customers in more than 100 countries and 85 of the Fortune 100 rely on Informatica to drive data-led digital transformation. For more information, visit us at, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

Conquering the Impossible with data, come join #LifeAtINFA!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


Travel Requirement: Limited

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