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Security Engineer - Incident Response

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  • Act as the escalation point for security & privacy incidents across Canva's systems

  • Actively respond to security events from detection through to resolution, including the rollout of solutions and mitigations to prevent a recurrence

  • Actively monitor Canva’s internal and production systems for possible attacks and intrusions

  • Proactively run threat detection exercises and search for anomalous behavior

  • Build out and develop the tools and foundations for security incident alerting, management, communication, and response

  • Maintain incident response documentation, participate in post incident reviews, and contribute to incident reports

  • Participate in the on-call roster for security incident response

  • Assist in the promotion of a security mindset and the establishment of best practices with across a wide range of security areas: secure development, cryptography, network security, security operations, and incident response

  • Identify trends, research, new technologies, and emerging threats models, which may impact the business

  • Contribute to projects that enhance the security positioning of the business

Required Skills and Experience

  • First and foremost, have a curious detective mindset and be driven to solve ambiguous problems with simple solutions

  • Proven experience in Security - Engineering, Operations, Incident Response, Analysis, or Threat Research 

  • Knowledge of web protocols, common attacks, and a working knowledge of Linux/Unix tools and architecture

  • Exposure to the cloud! Ideally AWS, but GCP or Azure would be completely fine!

  • Documentation, communication, and stakeholder management skills; the ability to work alongside technical and non-technical colleagues

  • The ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects in a dynamic environment


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