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Department: Engineering

Reports to: VP of Engineering

Location: Scottsdale, AZ or remote


Trusona, the pioneering leader of passwordless MFA for enterprises, secures the identity behind every digital interaction. The company’s solutions provide a complete alternative to usernames and passwords, making authentication more secure and more convenient across all enterprise use cases. Organizations in financial services, healthcare, higher education, media and more, trust Trusona for omni-channel authentication across any digital asset. Trusona is leading the passwordless revolution where there are no passwords to be created, remembered, managed or compromised. Trusona is funded by Kleiner Perkins, M12 (Microsoft Ventures), Akamai, Georgian Partners, Seven Peaks Ventures and 2M.


Description – What the role is about

As a Senior Cloud Engineer, you will help us scale our organization and our infrastructure in support of a growing business. You should be comfortable reading complex code and troubleshooting it and in providing solutions. In addition, this person will be instrumental in maintaining the stability and security of the platform by improving monitoring processes and developing tools for it that will be used by the rest of the engineering team. The candidate must have strong expertise with the various tools available on Amazon Web Services (AWS).


Responsibilities – What you will be doing

  • Troubleshoot complex production issues for our customers 
  • Partner with engineering teams to automate & optimize service availability, scalability, performance, monitoring & alerting 
  • Educate & empower service teams to build scalable, stable, and highly available sustainable services 
  • Developing software solutions to support & sustain services & products 
  • Maintaining and developing tools to automate much of the manual work required to keep a SaaS offering highly available, scalable, and resilient to the vagaries of the Internet 
  • Developing and deploying cloud-based infrastructure in an iterative and automated fashion 
  • Building resilient and self-scaling systems so that you can sleep through the night even in case of instance failure. 
  • Support and maintain backend services 
  • Perform security reviews for new products, services, and technologies 
  • Develop and maintain secure development life cycle practices including security testing and threat modeling 
  • Triage and remediate submissions from our bug-bounty program 
  • Monitor backend services for security and performance breaches 


Qualifications – What you bring to the team

  • At least 5 years’ experience designing and building production infrastructures in the cloud 
  • At least 2 years’ experience deploying and running containers in a Kubernetes environment  
  • Have AWS experience and know how to create automated provisioning and deployments with security in mind 
  • Demonstrable understanding of networking and communication protocols (such as TCP/IP, UDP, SSL/TLS, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, BGP) 
  • Experience implementing security solutions that resolve security and business risk trade-offs 
  • Demonstrable understanding of cryptography, web service frameworks, mobile application architectures, and event-driven, service-oriented or server-less architectures 
  • Experience with Java, Ruby, and Python 
  • Familiar with Terraform, which we use for provisioning all our infrastructure  
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other developers 
  • Believe in shared code ownership including the use of pair programming and code reviews 
  • Ability to adapt to new languages quickly 
  • Hate XML as much as we do 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Very comfortable communicating deep technical issues in terms of business risk with non-experts and stakeholders 
  • Able to work with a diverse team 
  • Able to work remotely with a highly collaborative team via Zoom and Slack 
  • Believe in automated tests and testing your code first (personal QA) 
  • Self-motivated and do not require someone giving you a list of tasks to complete 


Perks – What you will receive

  • Competitive Salary
  • Equity (Incentive Stock Options)
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off + 10 Holidays + Duvet Day
  • Health, Dental & Vision – Company paid for employee
  • 401K Plan
  • Perk of the month


Trusona is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce. However, Trusona is unable to sponsor visas at this time.



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