Security Engineer

Looker, San Francisco Bay Area

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Looker is on a mission to bring better insights and data-driven decisions to every business. Everything we do is aimed at making sure our customers love every aspect of Looker, from our products and technologies to our ease of doing business and our support. We are looking for curiously brilliant individuals to join our team as we reinvent data analytics. Get data-driven and see yourself at Looker.

Looker is seeking security professionals for the security team to support our rapidly growing business. Our customers entrust us with access to their data. We will not be successful without secure operations. We walk side by side with Operations, Engineering and others. We need to provide a secure experience across a variety of security functions (monitoring, incident response, vulnerability management and endpoint protection). You will have a pivotal role in implementing and maintaining our next generation cross cloud architecture. You will be doing it in a fast-paced environment where security, reliability and scalability counts. The ideal candidate has experience with a larger production environment and is ready to scale their own responsibilities along with the company.

Our team at Looker is a tight-knit group of high-performers. Simplicity is good. We don’t believe in large teams. We do believe in clear communication and getting things done, right. We make a difference, we make it better and keep iterating.


  • Be dedicated to cloud agnostic, scalable security projects
  • Roll out and maintain new technology
  • Support the security of Kubernetes infrastructure
  • Create the glue between systems
  • Work on projects around data ingestion and detection


  • You are technical, you like to get things done and be recognized for your achievements.
  • Prior Security experience
  • Knowledge of Linux
  • In-depth exposure to at least one cloud environment (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Exposure to Docker and/or Kubernetes is a plus
  • Ability to script in a language like Python, Ruby or Perl
  • Able to clearly design and communicate complex solutions and then collaborate on them.

Looker is a unified Platform for Data that delivers actionable business insights to every employee at the point of decision. Looker integrates data into the daily workflows of users to allow organizations to extract value from data at web scale. Over 1600 industry-leading and innovative companies such as Sony, Amazon, The Economist, IBM, Spotify, Etsy, Lyft and Kickstarter have trusted Looker to power their data-driven cultures. The company is headquartered in Santa Cruz, California, with offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Boulder, London, Tokyo and Dublin, Ireland. Investors include CapitalG, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meritech Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures and Goldman Sachs. For more information, connect with us on LinkedInTwitterFacebook and YouTube or visit looker.com.

Looker aspires to be a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective, and background lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users. We encourage you to join us in changing the way businesses use data.

About Looker

Inspiring curiosity Data is no longer just a place to find answers. It’s the place where ideas originate. And when everyone in your company is looking at the same numbers, sharing the same truth, they’ll be able to collectively make smarter, more informed decisions. This is the core of our mission at Looker: To inspire everyone to embrace their curiosity, dig deeper and keep asking questions.

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