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Cloud Security Engineer



Other Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Who are we?

FalconX is the most advanced digital asset platform for institutions. We provide trade execution, credit & treasury management, prime offering and market making services. Given our global operations, industry-leading technology and deep liquidity, we have facilitated client transactions of $1 trillion in volume. Our products & services are regulated, compliant and trusted.

We are a team of engineers, product builders, institutional sales and trading leaders, operations experts, and business strategists. Our teammates have entrepreneurial experience and come from companies such as Google, Apple, Paypal, Citadel, Bridgewater, and Goldman Sachs. And, we embody our values: Think big; Drive bold outcomes; Be one team; Iterate with speed; and be an entrepreneur.

We prioritize learning. Outcomes are mission-critical, but we also believe that learning in success and in failure will drive our continued success. Our industry is emergent - there’s no shortage of experiments to get involved with and to continue growing and learning together.


  1. Security Architecture and System Design:
    • Design and implement robust cloud security frameworks across multiple environments to protect company data and infrastructure.
    • Develop secure cloud architectures and solutions tailored to business needs and regulatory requirements.

Security Monitoring and Incident Response:

    • Monitor cloud environments for security incidents and vulnerabilities using various tools and services.
    • Lead the response to security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents and provide a thorough post-event analysis to prevent future risks.

Compliance and Risk Management:

    • Ensure all cloud platforms comply with industry standards and regulations such as SOC 2, GDPR, HIPAA, and PCI DSS.
    • Conduct regular security audits and risk assessments and recommend improvements to enhance security.

Identity and Access Management:

    • Manage and configure identity and access management (IAM) systems to ensure proper access controls for all cloud services.
    • Implement and maintain authentication protocols, authorization mechanisms, and security policies for cloud-based applications.

Automation and Infrastructure as Code (IaC):

    • Utilize automation tools like Terraform to deploy secure infrastructures systematically.
    • :Implement security as code to integrate security measures seamlessly into CI/CD pipelines.

Collaboration and Advisory

    • Work closely with IT and development teams to integrate security controls into the DevOps and CI/CD pipelines.
    • Advise and train team members on cloud security best practices, tools, and processes.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a cloud security role, with proven expertise in designing and maintaining secure cloud environments on AWS, GCP, or Azure.
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing technologies and workload transition challenges.
  • Familiarity with security standards and frameworks (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001).
  • Knowledge of cloud service provider technologies and tools for securing cloud environments.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think analytically.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively across various departments.

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Inclusivity Statement

FalconX is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, equitable, and safe workspace for all people. Our roles are intended for people from all walks of life. We encourage all those interested in applying to our organization to submit an application regardless if you are missing some of the listed background requirements, skills, or experiences!

As part of our commitment to inclusivity, FalconX would like to acknowledge that the EEOC survey has limited potential responses that you can select. For legal reasons, FalconX must use this language to align with federal requirements, however, we want to ensure that you are able to provide a response to our own voluntary survey questions about your identity that best aligns with your most true self.

FalconX is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, citizenship, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on FalconX. Please inform FalconX’s People team at recruiting@falconx.io, if you need assistance with participating in the application process.