Senior Network Security Engineer

Saturday November 17, 2012

177 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), is a leading provider of online backup solutions and cloud-based applications for consumers and business. Subscribers in more than 100 countries rely on Carbonite to provide easy-to-use, affordable, unlimited and secure online backup solutions with anytime, anywhere data access. Carbonite's online backup solution runs on both the Windows and Mac platforms. The company has backed up more than 200 billion files, restored more than 7 billion files and currently backs up more than 300 million files each day. For more information, please visit

Position Description:
The foundation of our relationship with our customers is trust: we must be responsible stewards of the data they entrust us to store and protect. The Senior Security Engineer is responsible for evangelizing best security practices throughout the company, partnering with Product, Engineering, Customer Support and Legal teams to develop pragmatic implementations that serve to protect our customers' data as well as our corporate interests. He/She will design and deploy the necessary infrastructure and craft the requisite policies to achieve this goal. Further, he/she will validate the benefit of conformance with industry standards such as PCI, SOX, HIPPA, ISO 9001, SSAE 16, etc. and verify compliance if/when adopted.

Team Charter:
Drive and document a secure, compliant architecture and culture via establishment of best practices, monitoring and education.


  • Help build and maintain the mission critical Security Infrastructure within our production, development, office and remote user environments.
  • Participate in 24/7 on-call incident response.
  • Assist Operations Team with implementing and maintaining a secure production environment
  • Develop and maintain security related policies and documentation.
  • Configure, support and evaluate security tools including, but not limited to, firewalls, NIDS, HIDS, IPS, AV, NAC and Patch Deployment.
  • Perform threat assessment and prioritize resources appropriately.
  • Mentor junior team members.

You will be a HUGE success at Carbonite if you possess –and consistently demonstrate- the following skills & characteristics:

  • You actually like to communicate with people in the interest of letting them know what’s going on. You like transparency and are upfront about things that go right--and things that go wrong
  • You think on your feet and can quickly prioritize many different things with a sense of urgency
  • You think about the big picture – the ability to understand how the whole system works is critical!
  • You are open-minded and like to share ideas in the interest of educating and be educated
  • You’re willing to take on new responsibilities and follow-thru on the ones you’ve already committed to
  • You measure and define success in terms that are “bigger” than yourself.
  • You consider simplicity, patience and compassion virtues to strive for.
  • You are inclined to be anal-retentive, but do not allow the ideal to thwart the possible.

The following skills and experience is desired of the successful candidate:

  • 5-7 years relevant working experience with 2+ years’ experience in an Information Security Role
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • Experience maintaining a Windows client/server environment
  • Knowledge of Linux and OSX clients and servers
  • Ability to clearly communicate and document complex concepts

Experience with the following technology is a plus. Specific vendors experience is not as important as hands-on experience & fundamental grasp of underlying technologies/concepts.

  • CISSP or equivalent certification
  • Experience with PCI compliance
  • Experience with cryptography and encryption methods
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