Security Engineer

Engineering
San Jose, 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 sensitive data is kept confidential.

This is a hands-on development role; you will be expected to write your own custom security tools, enhance existing tools, and perform security audits on our code.

In this role, you will be finding, reporting, and fixing security issues. You will also be writing and implementing security tools, and modifying/deploying open source and commercial tools. As a member of our growing 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.

Previous experience with a variety of coding languages, operating systems, and networks is advantageous. You will be expected to be able to work both independently and in conjunction with dev teams.

What You Get to Do

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

What You Bring to the Table

  • Deep understanding of Information Security concepts like the OWASP Top 10
  • Coding skills in one or more of these languages: Ruby, Python, HTML, CSS
  • At least 4 years experience in the cybersecurity industry
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • Development and code deployment experience, use of tools such as Github
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills and the ability to solve problems as they arise
  • An understanding of best practices and how to implement them at a business-wide level
  • Experience using AWS
  • Experience with mobile application security is a plus, both iOS and Android.

Your Reward for Greatness

  • Competitive salaries
  • Panamerican life insurance
  • Panamerican private health insurance
  • Extra bonus at the end of the year
  • One extra vacation week per year (3 in total)
  • $500 reimbursement for home office improvements
  • Twice a week meal delivery through UberEats
  • $650 wellness & fitness subsidies
  • Anniversary bonuses & appreciation gifts
  • Day of personal significance
  • Online trainings paid by the company
  • 100% coverage in English classes
  • Customized growth opportunities
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Work from home
  • Innovative, energetic culture with great people
  • Leadership development
  • Employee resource groups through Slack
  • Password management with 1Password
  • Quarterly Home Utility Reimbursement

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 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.