Senior Security Engineer



Job Description

Who we are

At CoverWallet we are determined to revolutionize the insurance industry! We launched in 2015 and since then we are the leading digital platform for contracting insurance for small and medium-sized companies. Thanks to innovative technology and meticulous design we have turned insurance management and processing into a simple, fast and convenient process for our clients. All online, in minutes!

Our passion is in delivering innovation and value creation through technology, and our mission is to become the world’s leading InsurTech. For this, we have built an incredible team of ~800 people based in New York, Spain, Poland and Singapore. Success is guaranteed as we are an Aon company, the global leaders in risk, retirement and health solutions with 50,000 colleagues worldwide. We combine the culture of a high-growth startup with the backing and support of a global multinational. The best of both worlds in one company - what more could we ask for?

What you will do

You will work in our exciting SRE team that helps us with the security, stability and scalability of our multi-site platform, while being an operational enabler for the rest of the organization. As a Senior Security Engineer, you will be responsible for protecting our Coverwallet Products and its Development infrastructure from any internal or external security threat, as well as identifying and mitigating security issues, vulnerabilities, and misconfigurations by applying a depth knowledge of operating systems, infrastructure and cloud providers.

A typical day

  • Planning, implementing, managing, monitoring and upgrading security measures for the protection of the organization's data, systems and networks
  • Fixing security and network problems
  • Responding to all system and/or network security breaches
  • Ensuring that the organization's data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls
  • Testing and identifying network and system vulnerabilities in our build/deployments pipelines

What you need to succeed

  • 5+ years as a Senior Security Engineer working in infrastructure and software engineering environments
  • Secure coding practices, ethical hacking and threat modeling
  • Knowledge in Python, Ruby, Node, Go or Shell Scripting
  • IDS/IPS, penetration and vulnerability
  • Firewall and intrusion detection/prevention protocols
  • UNIX and Linux operating systems
  • Identity and access management principles
  • Application security and encryption technologies
  • Secure network architectures
  • Problem solving enthusiast and technical deep diver
  • Open contributor, collaborator and team player
  • Autonomous learner
  • Proactive on taking ownership
  • English proficiency is a must

Other valuable techie experiences

  • Subnetting, DNS, encryption technologies and standards, VPNs, VLANs, VoIP and other network routing methods
  • Experience with sophisticated persistent threats, phishing and social engineering, network access controllers (NAC), gateway anti-malware and enhanced authentication
  • Linux, Google Cloud Platform, Github, Kubernetes, Istio, Docker, Common Crypto protocols, Security Frameworks...

About the recruitment process

  • Your first contact with CoverWallet will be through an HR interview with one of our colleagues from the Talent Acquisition area, who will tell you everything about our company and its history, as well as the details of the position, functions and your future conditions. We would love to know your professional and academic career, and of course, your motivations and expectations for a new professional project. We will be happy to answer all your questions
  • If we have a match... Let’s move on to your First Technical Interview. You will meet two of your future colleagues from the SRE area, who will explain to you in more detail what the team's day-to-day life is and its responsibilities. They will be very interested to hear more about your experience in the world of security, both from a corporate and application point of view.
  • If everything has gone well and you have impressed our colleagues... you will go to the Second Technical Interview. In line with the previous one, you will meet two other members of the SRE team, who will continue to deepen your knowledge at the level of security methodologies, roles and previous projects, as well as your background in our reference technological environments (cloud, containers, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • If you've made it this far, things are getting exciting... It's time for your Final Interview. In this case, you will have the opportunity to meet one of our VP of Engineering, who will close the selection process with an interview sought at getting to know you not only on a professional and technical level, but also on a personal level, so that both of you can reach the conclusion of whether the purpose of our project fits with your professional aspirations.

Why coverwallet

At CoverWallet you will have the opportunity to be a key player in the transformation of one of the largest industries and in one of the most developed digital markets in the world. You will work in a ground breaking tech environment, alongside a super powerful and diverse distributed team. Join us and build your own career plan in one of the world's leading companies, tailored to your aspirations! And just for good measure…

  • Competitive salary based on your background and experience, and a variable annual bonus set according to your goals
  • Enjoy flexible working hours and find out your ideal way of working thanks to our smartwork model: full remote or hybrid, it’s up to you
  • Perks package consisting of a Company-paid Life, Accident Insurance and Medical Cover with free dental care. Complement your benefits with our flexible compensation plan (tickets restaurant, transport card, daycare checks, external training and even a Pension Scheme)
  • Carry on with your training thanks to your additional budget of 1,500€ per year to finance training courses, certifications, books or any guiding aids that will help you continue to grow professionally
  • Enjoy a lot of offers and save on your purchases with our discount platform (BigPocket) on your favorite brands (travel, fashion, technology, leisure...)
  • 23 paid vacation days per year, plus 2 additional personal days and 2 wellbeing days to focus on your own health and prioritize self-care
  • Great offices in Madrid, Valencia and Sevilla, where you will find all the coffee, drinks, snacks and fruit you want. Come and enjoy all the activities we do, both inside and outside the office (hackathons, meetups, tech talks, code katas and much more)