Lead Security Engineer

Full Time @Ultra in Security

Job Description

About Ultra
Ultra is a blockchain company launching a PC games distribution and an app ecosystem. Ultra aggregates all gamers’ activities in one place: from buying, playing and reselling games, to accessing live-streaming platforms, tournaments, reviews and contests, as well as interacting with communities and brands. 
The team is currently composed of 90+ full-time members, working across 5 continents. To learn more, visit our website: https://ultra.io/
The Role:
Ultra is looking for an experienced and talented Lead Cyber Security Engineer to join our core team. In this role, you will assess the security of Ultra’s software systems, build and rally teams of engineers, and have a deep understanding of product security. You must also possess the considerable soft skills to negotiate and communicate with stakeholders across the Company.  
Your Profile:
You are passionate about delivering high product quality and great user experience. You are organized, with attention to detail, self-driven, you can multi-task and are an excellent team player. You constantly strive for improvement; you like to share your knowledge and remain updated on the most recent methods and technologies.

Key Requirements:

    • 6+ years of background in security, including platform security, application security, security operations
    • Security certification (e.g., OSCP, OCSE, CEH, GSE, CISSP, etc.)
    • A demonstrated ability to operate successfully within a large, distributed engineering organization.
    • Experience with bug bounty and penetration testing program
    • Implement and operate proactive security tools that allow us to identify and mitigate risks before they make it to production
    • Experience with working with a wide spectrum of development teams
    • AWS or GCP knowledge
    • Kubernetes experience
    • Implementing security practices
    • Data protection regulations knowledge
    • Managerial experience

It’s great (but not necessary) if you also have:

    • Crypto knowledge
    • Knowledge managing third party security service providers
    • ISO27001 and/or SOC-2SIEM or SOC experience
    • Participating in CTF’s

What you will do:

    • Lead and Manage a talented team of engineers by motivating, coaching, setting goals for the team and modeling how we work together
    • Implement and operate perimeter security tools that help us to defend against malicious activity such as account takeovers
    • Improve observability by growing and operationalizing our asset and risk management programs
    • Improve tooling to detect security events and design processes to triage them as rapidly as possible
    • Implement and operate proactive security tools that allow us to identify and mitigate risks before they make it to production
    • Maintain and improve our bug bounty and penetration testing programs.
    • Work with software development teams to perform application security reviews
    • Help to drive security-related product changes, evangelize for security best practices within the organization
    • Design security architecture for new features
    • Maintain accountability for third-party managed security service providers
    • Improve the security hygiene for our cloud infrastructure tooling and identity and access management controls

At Ultra, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Design the security architecture of the revolutionary game distribution platform.
    • Be in charge of reassessment of all the security risks.
    • Lead the expansion of the security team throughout the company’s growth.
    • Work with highly-skilled colleagues in a multicultural, open-minded and professional environment.
    • Make a big and recognisable impact on the Ultra platform security.

What’s next ?

    • If we select your application, you will start our interview process:
    • Step 1: Call with Glen, Recruiter
    • Step 2: Meet Hugo (Head of Engineering) and Erik (Head of Security)
    • Step 3: Meet the members of the Security Team
Ultra is a true international company currently spread across the globe (Estonia, Belgium, France, Portugal, Ukraine, USA, China, South Africa…). We thrive off diverse perspectives! We recognize that diversity has different aspects: gender, sexual orientation, ability, ethnic origin, social, age, lifestyle, and more! We’re committed to giving equal opportunities, and fostering a culture where everyone is heard and feels a sense of belonging.