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Sr Software Engineer (Security Engineer)

Gurgaon, India

Job Description:

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a team with a no-limits mindset that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company that steers clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment with exceptional training and career development. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you. 

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About Gartner Digital Markets:
Gartner Digital Markets is a business unit within Gartner.  Our mission is to help small businesses make the right technology decisions and find the tools they need to grow, optimize, and become more effective at what they do.  The business is comprised of three leading brands—Capterra, Software Advice, and GetApp.  For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the technology space, Gartner Digital Markets offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the stability and resources of a large, established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming.

Job Brief:
The role is for a position on Capterra’s DevOps team. The role will help us in making sure that the Capterra’s infrastructure is secure and SOX compliant. Capterra’s infrastructure currently is hybrid in nature. Capterra leverages AWS for cloud services and maintains some infrastructure in private data centers as well. The role is responsible for working with the Capterra tech team and implementing the necessary measures to maintain the security. The role will act as a liaison between Capterra and other Gartner teams such as Security, InfoSec and Cloud.

What You Will do:

  • Work closely with other Gartner teams to ensure the Capterra infrastructure is secure and compliant

  • Educate the greater Capterra development team on security concepts and best practices

  • Clearly convey our security posture through diagrams and documentation

  • Address any cybersecurity related issues

  • Work with the systems engineers on hardening

  • Install software or tools that monitors systems and networks for any security breaches and intrusions

  • Run periodic scans of our infrastructure and systems

  • Identify threats and vulnerabilities to our systems and help mitigate them

  • Regularly report the Capterra’s security posture assessment

  • Work with product and development teams to ensure new features are designed securely

  • Ensure we are compliant with SOX (Sarbanes Oxley)

  • Strive to be proactive in all security related work

  • Stay up-to-date on security related announcements

What You Will Need:

  • BE in Computer Science, E&C or E&E

  • 5 or more years of experience as a security engineer or related position

  • Extensive knowledge of operating systems and databases security

  • In depth knowledge of security protocols and principles

  • A history of managing the security in the AWS cloud

  • Strong experience working with AWS security related functions

  • Linux/Unix command line skills

  • Solid understanding of networking, HTTP, and the Internet

  • Deep understanding of the types of vulnerabilities for web applications, cloud infrastructure, and traditional colocation infrastructure

  • CISSP Certification

Nice to have:

  • An associate level AWS certification

  • Certification in cybersecurity

  • Ability to write simple shell scripts

  • Experience with tools such as AWS Inspector

Who you are:

  • Excellent Communication and Prioritization skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively across the IT organization (infrastructure/development/back office groups).

  • Ability to work independently or within a team, proactively, in a fast-paced AGILE-SCRUM environment.

  • Owns success – Takes responsibility for successful delivery of solutions.

  • Strong desire to improve upon their skills in software development, frameworks and technologies

What we offer:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  •  Limitless growth and learning opportunities.

  •  A collaborative and positive culture — Your team will be as smart and driven as you.

  •  Outstanding compensation — Plus competitive benefits and generous time off.

  • A chance to make an impact — Your work will contribute directly to our strategy.

About Gartner:

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. We work with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A.– to learn more.

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