Security Engineer

Engineering
San José, Costa Rica

About the Job

Today’s businesses, organizations, and government entities handle sensitive information on a daily basis. This requires having systems in place to protect it. In this remote-friendly role, as a security engineer, you will help ensure that that sensitive data is kept confidential.

This is a hands-on primarily development role; being able to write code to fix security issues and merge them into production systems is required. You will also be writing custom security tools, enhancements, and modifying/deploying open source tools.

On the Security Team, you’ll be working with both technical and non-technical teams to help advance the company’s security program, develop and implement new tooling to assist in reducing risk to the company and be actively involved in progressing our security posture.

A computer science or other IT degree is desirable for this position. Previous experience with a variety of coding languages, operating systems, and networks is also advantageous. You will be expected to be able to work both independently and in conjunction with dev teams.

What You’ll Get to Do

  • Implement fixes directly in the codebase by writing and pushing code
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of technical security risk assessment and secure design practice
  • Design, build and maintain Information Security tools and systems
  • Participate in code reviews on a regular basis to ensure new code is being implemented with best practices
  • Implement commercial and open source security tools
  • Build and automate tooling associated with Information Security audits
  • Perform technical security reviews of systems; recommend and implement fixes
  • Upgrade or replace third-party libraries with more secure alternatives
  • Identify the need for new controls, and lead their design and implementation
  • Assist fellow employees with cybersecurity, software, hardware or IT needs

What You Bring to the Table

  • Coding skills, such as Ruby, Python, HTML, CSS and other languages
  • Development and code deployment experience, use of tools such as Github
  • Deep understanding of Information Security concepts such as the OWASP Top 10
  • At least 4 years' experience in the cybersecurity industry
  • Ability to prioritize projects
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An understanding of best practices and how to implement them at a business-wide level
  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to solve problems as they arise
  • Experience using AWS

Languages

  • English - Proficient level

Your Reward For Greatness

  • Working from home
  • One extra vacation week at the end of the year
  • Wellness & fitness benefits
  • English classes
  • Private Insurance
  • Great environment
  • Flexible schedule
  • Bonuses

Why LTV Co.?

If you have ambitions to be a part of a high-growth, results-driven, industry-leading organization, LTV is the place to be. LTV builds exciting data products and then we market them with passion. We’re a fast-growing company in New York City that balances the culture of a startup with the stability of being an established, profitable company. We want to work with people that strive to be in the top .01% of their field. We understand that getting to the top takes hard work, constant improvement, and by making data-driven decisions. It’s a thrilling time to join the team, as we’re expanding our product offerings in exciting new ways, driving innovation through data, marketing, and web & app development.

We believe in diversity and hiring people from all backgrounds and walks of life. You must be energetic, inventive, a team player, and looking to help build and grow the company each and every day. You must have an inner desire to win and the idea of losing is a non-starter. If you are looking for a position that allows you to work with a group of smart and dedicated people who will support you but still provide the autonomy you need to execute your strategy, then you should probably apply as soon as you’re done reading this!

About Us

LTV was founded as BeenVerified, Inc. in New York by Josh Levy and Ross Cohen in 2007. At the time their mission was to provide easy and affordable access to public records. Something that in 2007, was only really accessible to corporations. Since then their mission has expanded to developing products and services that grant access to information and data across a number of verticals. In service of this mission, LTV has 7 consumer brands including BeenVerified, NumberGuru, PeopleLooker, NeighborWho, Ownerly, PeopleSmart, and Bumper.

Our mission is to develop a diverse portfolio of technologies, products, and services, that gives all people equal access to unbiased data and information. We believe that through this access people can empower and protect themselves in today’s ever-changing world, filled with fake news, deception, and a lack of transparency.