Security Automation Engineer - Security Assurance Operations

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Interview Process

1. A series of video calls 2. Coding exercise involving working on a Merge Request that is like a real work task

Salary

$110,900-$202,000

Programming Languages Mentioned

Python, R, Ruby, Golang


The GitLab DevOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 1,600+ team members and values that guide a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute.

As members of GitLab's Security Assurance sub department, it is the goal of the Security Governance function to:

  • Provide oversight and coordination of security policies, procedures, metrics and internally facing training
  • Ensure security documentation upholds Gitlab's security governance framework through monitoring of the regulatory and compliance landscapes applicable to GitLab and our stakeholders.
  • Administer and monitor Security Assurance technologies

Security Governance professionals at GitLab focus on oversight of our security assurance programs and are proficient in all things regulatory. They have a tight partnership with the externally facing Field Security team, are comfortable operating within our transparent assurance programs and understand how security works with cloud-native technology stacks.

This role is interconnected with GitLab's Security Automation team, this specialty is explicitly focused on the development and automation of Security Assurance processes and controls.

  • Previous experience on or supporting Security Governance, Risk, Compliance or Field Security teams.
  • Scripting/coding experience with one or more languages - Python, Ruby, and/or Golang experience a plus
  • Experience operating with GRC applications (ex: ZenGRC, ServiceNow, AuditBoard)
  • Collaborate with Security Assurance stakeholders on their automation roadmap, understand their operational processes and assist with developing technical solutions to scale critical business operations
  • Design, engineer, deploy, and maintain custom automation products
  • Participate in end-to-end activities related to implementation planning including assessments, integrations, enhancements, and maintenance with various systems
  • Onboard, configure and maintain third party applications and integrations to those applications
  • Automate and monitor Key Performance Indicators and metrics for the Security Assurance sub-department
  • Collaborate with Product and Engineering in influencing product roadmaps related to security and compliance
  • Identify and deploy dogfooding opportunities associated with the deployment and use of the GitLab product
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop and report upon a visible project plan
  • Escalate issues and competing priorities with the potential to impact delivery
  • Clearly document the result of automation activities for training and scalable use

Candidates for this position can expect the hiring process to follow the order below. Please keep in mind that candidates can be declined from the position at any stage of the process. To learn more about someone who may be conducting the interview, find their job title on our team page.

  • Qualified candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute screening call with one of our Global Recruiters.
  • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a 50-minute interview with the hiring manager,
  • Then, candidates will be invited to schedule 3 separate 50-minute interviews with 3 different peers from within the Security organization,
  • Finally, candidates will be invited to schedule a 25-minute interview with the Director, Security Assurance.

Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.

Compensation

For Colorado residents: The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently $110,900-$202,000 for Colorado residents only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary. Disclosure as required by the Colorado Equal Pay for >Equal Work Act, C.R.S. § 8-5-101 et seq.

To view the full job description and its compensation calculator, view our handbook. The compensation calculator can be found towards the bottom of the page.

GitLab Inc. is a company based on the GitLab open-source project. GitLab is a community project to which over 2,200 people worldwide have contributed. We are an active participant in this community, trying to serve its needs and lead by example. We have one vision: everyone can contribute to all digital content, and our mission is to change all creative work from read-only to read-write so that everyone can contribute.

We value results, transparency, sharing, freedom, efficiency, self-learning, frugality, collaboration, directness, kindness, diversity, inclusion and belonging, boring solutions, and quirkiness. If these values match your personality, work ethic, and personal goals, we encourage you to visit our primer to learn more. Open source is our culture, our way of life, our story, and what makes us truly unique.

Top 10 Reasons to Work for GitLab:

  1. Mission: Everyone can contribute
  2. ResultsFast growthambitious vision
  3. Flexible Work Hours: Plan your day so you are there for other people & have time for personal interests
  4. TransparencyOver 2,000 webpages in GitLab handbookGitLab Unfiltered YouTube channel
  5. IterationEmpower people to be effective & have an impactMerge Request rateWe dogfood our own productDirectly responsible individuals
  6. Diversity, Inclusion & BelongingA focus on gender parityTeam Member Resource Groupsother initiatives
  7. CollaborationKindnesssaying thanksintentionally organize informal communicationno ego
  8. Total RewardsCompetitive market rates for compensationEquity compensationglobal benefits (inclusive of office equipment)
  9. Work/Life HarmonyFlexible workdayFriends and Family days
  10. Remote Done RightOne of the world's largest all-remote companiesprolific inventor of remote best practices

See our culture page for more!

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