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Sr. Engineering Manager, Platform



Other Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Get to Know Us

Horizon3.ai is a fast-growing, remote cybersecurity company dedicated to the mission of enabling organizations to proactively find, fix and verify exploitable attack vectors before criminals exploit them. Our flagship product, the NodeZeroTM platform, delivers production-safe autonomous pentests and other key assessment operations that scale across the largest internal, external, cloud, and hybrid cloud environments. NodeZero has been adopted by organizations of all sizes, from small educational institutions to government agencies and Global 100 enterprises. It is used by IT Ops/SecOps teams, consulting pentesters, and MSSPs and MSPs.

We are a fusion of former U.S. Special Operations cyber operators, startup engineers & operators, and formerly frustrated cybersecurity practitioners. We're committed to helping solve our common security problems: ineffective security tools and false positives, resulting in alert fatigue, blind spots, "checkbox” security culture, cybersecurity skills shortage, and the long lead time and expense of hiring outside consultants. Collectively, we are a team of learn it alls, committed to a culture of respect, collaboration, ownership, and results.

What You’ll Do

The Senior Engineer Manager, Platform will be responsible for, minor bug fixes, monitoring technical performance of our platform, conducting development tests, attending, and contributing to team and company level meetings and mentorship of junior personnel. The candidate being sought should be a creative, self-motivated, highly energetic, results and detail-oriented individual passionate about offensive cyber security, software development, product development and architectural design.

  • Manage and continue to build a team of highly trained Sr. & Principal level Platform Engineers.
  • Maintain and improve the systems/services that support the ephemeral architecture of NodeZero.
  • Discover/Create/Deploy new technologies/services to further support and enable Horizon3 engineers.
  • Monitor the ephemeral architecture life cycle and respond appropriately to any related incidents/bugs.
  • Help create good documentation for all the SRE things (Confluence, Gitlab pages).
  • Accurate work tracking (Jira).
  • Enjoy the work (seriously, we all love what we do and want to work with others who do too).

What You’ll Bring

  • Ability to manage concurrent initiatives and use effective judgment in prioritization and time management.
  • Creative, self-motivated, highly energetic, detail and results-oriented.
  • Experience collaborating with designers, developers, and product managers.
  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving ability.
  • A positive attitude, and a desire to build accessible products for all users.
  • Ability to understand the product, its logs, and troubleshoot errors.
  • Strong technical documentation and communication.

Required Tech Stack Experience

  • Gitlab CI/CD
  • AWS services (API Gatewayy, Lambda, S3, IAM, SQS, KMS etc.)
  • Other Cloud providers a plus (Azure, Digital Ocean, etc.)
  • Web authentication standards (OIDC, SAML)
  • Messaging queueing services (RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, etc.)
  • Ansible
  • Hashicorp services (Terraform, Packer, Vault)
  • Terragrunt
  • Programming/Scripting languages (Python, BASH, PowerShell)
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes (RKE2 experience a plus)
  • Monitoring services a plus (Datadog, Splunk, Kibana)

Travel Required

We are a fully remote company, and this job may require up to 5% of travel to be successful. Job-related travel expenses are reviewed and must be approved by your manager.

Perks of Horizon3.ai

  • Inclusive Team: We value diversity and promote an inclusive culture where everyone can thrive.
  • Growth Opportunities: Be part of a dynamic and growing team with numerous career development opportunities.
  • Innovative Culture: Work in a collaborative environment that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.
  • Remote Work: We are a 100% remote company. Enjoy the flexibility to work in the way that supports you and brings out your best.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer competitive salary and benefits which includes health, vision & dental care for you and your family, a flexible vacation policy, and generous parental leave.

Compensation and Values

At Horizon3, we believe that our people are our greatest asset, and our compensation philosophy reflects this core value. We are committed to fostering an environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and rewarded for their contributions. Our compensation structure is designed to be fair, competitive, and transparent, ensuring that every team member is recognized and compensated equitably across roles, levels, and locations.

In accordance with various State’s transparency regulations, we provide the following salary range information for this position:

  • Base salary range: $200K - $265K annually. The exact salary will be determined based on the selected candidate’s location, qualifications, experience, and relevant skills.
  • Additional compensation: This role may also be eligible for an equity package (in the form of stock options). If any other compensation benefits apply, they will be discussed during the interview process.

You Belong Here

Horizon3 is not just an equal opportunity employer - we are a community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion as fundamental principles of our culture and success. We are dedicated to fostering a workplace where everyone feels welcome and respected, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, or any other legally protected status by law.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion means we strive to attract, develop, and retain a workforce that reflects the varied communities we serve. We believe that diverse perspectives drive innovation and strengthen our ability to create cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions. At Horizon3, every team member is valued and supported in an environment that encourages personal and professional growth.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and experiences, and we encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Come be a part of Horizon3, where your unique contributions are recognized, and your potential is limitless.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.