Sr. Security Engineer
New York

About Moat

We help brands and media companies push the envelope on privacy-friendly models of advertising, help them make sound product decisions that involve running fewer ads, help make their ads load faster, fight botnets, and strive to de-fund fake news. We are a New York City-headquartered startup with a mission to help the world's top publishers and marketers make smarter decisions through real-­time data. Our analytics and intelligence software is used by The New York Times, Condé Nast, Kellogg's, P&G, Spotify, and hundreds of other major platforms and advertisers, and we have unique measurement integrations into Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and YouTube.

About the Opportunity 

  • Lead security initiatives to harden and monitor cloud infrastructure and applications at Moat.
  • Brainstorm solutions with the relevant stakeholders in the engineering team and take the lead in implementing them.
  • Educate teams internally about security best practices and new processes.
  • Implement tools and processes to improve development, testing, and release workflows.

About You

  • 4+ years experience in software development and application infrastructure
  • Ability to execute on projects with only high level guidance
  • Ability to teach others and motivate teams to rally around a cause
  • Fluency in Unix systems and cloud infrastructure (AWS) administration, SSH, Bash, network security, and user management
  • Proven software development skills using high level languages like Python
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with software development, operations, and monitoring for large teams is a plus.

All offers for employment with Moat are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.


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