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Staff Security Engineer



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Crusoe Energy is on a mission to unlock value in stranded energy resources through the power of computation.

Take a look at what we do! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rlt8k71Quqw

We aim to align the long term interests of the climate with the future of global computing infrastructure. As data centers consume an exponentially growing power footprint to deliver technology to all connected devices, we are inspired by making sure that the energy meeting that demand is sourced in an environmentally responsible fashion. Crusoe co-locates mobile data centers with stranded energy resources, like flare gas and underloaded renewables, to deliver low-cost, carbon-negative distributed computing solutions. Crusoe Cloud is a managed cloud services platform powered by stranded energy that enables climate-friendly innovation in computationally intensive fields including artificial intelligence, graphics rendering and computational biology.

About This Role:

Crusoe Security & Compliance is hiring a Staff Security Engineer to play a critical role in safeguarding our infrastructure and services. This position requires a deep understanding of both on-premises and cloud security architectures, as well as the ability to design, implement, and manage advanced security solutions. You will lead initiatives to enhance our security posture, ensuring the protection of our infrastructure, data, and customer assets. Additionally, in this role you will be a trusted security advisor and subject matter expert to our engineering and product teams.

A Day In The Life:

  • Lead the selection, design, and implementation of application, infrastructure, and cloud security technologies at scale to enhance resilience of Crusoe systems

  • Consult and advise with engineering teams on security architecture, identity & access management (IAM), configurations, policies, and processes

  • Manage detection, response, investigation, and remediation of security vulnerabilities

  • Lead by example in technical excellence, fostering an environment of adopting security best practices

  • Partner with developers and reliability teams to create visibility and awareness of security maturity opportunities and work to prioritize their resolution

You Will Thrive In This Role If:

  • 7+ years of experience in Information Security, preferably with at least 3 years in infrastructure security

  • Experience designing and building tools, processes and systems for automating access and posture management, threat detection and security observability and policy enforcement at scale

  • Track record evangelizing and implementing security best practices for critical production systems, especially in virtualized environments

  • Experience leading security initiatives across organizations for infrastructure and cloud security, with a focus on hardening infrastructure against attack

  • Familiarity with modern infrastructure tools, such as Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Cloud Formation, Terraform

  • Familitiary in threat modeling, adept at identifying, evaluating, and mitigating potential threats and risks within various architectures

  • Experience building and scaling open source security observability solutions

  • Experience with Unix/Linux environments

  • Self-motivated, with good communication and writing skills.

  • Must be able to pass a background check

  • Embody the Company values


  • Hybrid work schedule

  • Industry competitive pay

  • Restricted Stock Units in a fast growing, well-funded technology company

  • Health insurance package options that include HDHP and PPO, vision, and dental for you and your dependents

  • Employer contributions to HSA accounts

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability

  • Teladoc

  • Pet-friendly offices

  • 401(k) with a 100% match up to 4% of salary

  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule

  • Cell phone reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Subscription to the Calm app

  • Company paid commuter benefit; $50 per pay period

Compensation Range:

Compensation will be paid in the range of $210k - $280k. Restricted Stock Units are included in all offers. Compensation to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Crusoe Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.