Software Engineer, Security Automation

Box, Austin Office

A Cloud Content Platform for the Digital Age

Box is hiring a Security Automation Engineer who brings solid development experience with an enthusiasm for automation and learning. We're looking for someone who is excited to dive into new projects -- who loves permanently fixing problems and working in a very collaborate culture. The Security Automation team is responsible for creating and maintaining tools and services that assist engineers across several security disciplines while also helping drive developer culture within the organization.

Why the team needs you
Interesting scale challenges require creative solutions.   We will be looking for your creative technical solutions, automation experience, project leadership to deliver creative technology solutions and help guide the team towards success. 
Why Box needs you 
Box is growing fast. Real fast. Every business in the world is looking to modernize the way that they work. As the leader in cloud content management, Box is the only company that can help enterprises transform how people work together. Come help us define a robust way to build, operate and scale the web-services that power this industry-leading mission!
Why you need Box
You'll have the unique opportunity to design build and influence a forward leaning security operations program.  As you drive automation and innovative security response solutions to scale our infrastructure, you will get to innovate beyond the classic SIEM/Analyst model to the develop the next generation of security operations at scale. You will have visibility across our security efforts company-wide and make a direct impact on the entire business. 
Who you are
  • Python experience with potentially open source contributions to security, IT, or sysadmin tools
  • General Linux administration skills
  • 2+ years demonstrated success working in security operations or development
  • Strong analytical, design, engineering, planning and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with log/data analysis tools such as Splunk, Hadoop, Hive, ELK, and MySQL
  • Strong interpersonal communication and reporting skills
  • Background in at least 2 of the following domains; security products and technologies; security engineering, networking protocols; security analysis and investigations


About Box

Box is an enterprise content management platform that solves simple and complex challenges, from sharing and accessing files on mobile devices to sophisticated business processes like data governance and retention.

Since 2005, Box has made it easier for people to securely share ideas, collaborate and get work done faster. Today, more than 41 million users and 74,000 businesses—including 59% of the Fortune 500—trust Box to manage content in the cloud.

Want to learn more about Box? Visit Box's website.