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Cloud Security Engineer



Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 30, 2024

Airtable's mission is to enable anyone to create software. Users can only create fearlessly when they trust that their data is safe with us. Therefore, security is built into everything we do: product design, feature development, architecture, operations, and customer support.

The Security Team at Airtable is responsible for ensuring the protection of customer data and internal services throughout our global environment. We maintain a close partnership with engineering and IT teams, but work with everyone across our organization. In this role, you’ll find endless learning opportunities and pursue projects that will test and refine your skills. If you’re driven to partner, learn, and grow, you’ll be right at home here.

Learn more about our Engineering team and values here.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide security guidance to engineering teams managing workloads in EKS
  • Regularly assess our AWS architecture for weaknesses and propose potential solutions to address them
  • Validate Kubernetes and AWS findings from penetration tests
  • Build and automate solutions to monitor and enhance security controls across many AWS accounts
  • Cultivate relationships with other teams to improve Airtable’s security culture

Who You Are

  • 3+ years of Kubernetes and/or EKS security experience
  • 3+ years of AWS engineering experience in a SaaS company
  • Prior information security experience or a desire to pivot into a full-time security role
  • Proficient in any SDK-supported language, such as Python, Go, Rust, Java, or JavaScript
  • Have implemented/utilized IAM roles, policies, and Service Control Policies (SCPs)
  • Some functional experience with an Infrastructure-as-Code framework, preferably Terraform (though CloudFormation or Ansible experience helps)
  • You assume best intentions and take an empathetic approach to working with individuals in other teams


  • JavaScript or TypeScript experience will be extremely useful in this role
  • Experience working with AWS Organizations, Config, and other security related services

Airtable is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and strive to create a workplace where everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any characteristic protected by applicable federal and state laws, regulations and ordinances. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant.

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If you have a medical condition, disability, or religious belief/practice which inhibits your ability to participate in any part of the application or interview process, please complete our Accommodations Request Form and let us know how we may assist you. Airtable is committed to participating in the interactive process and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants.

Compensation awarded to successful candidates will vary based on their work location, relevant skills, and experience.

Our total compensation package also includes the opportunity to receive benefits, restricted stock units, and may include incentive compensation. To learn more about our comprehensive benefit offerings, please check out Life at Airtable.

For work locations in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, and Los Angeles, the base salary range for this role is:
$161,500$210,400 USD

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