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Security Tooling Engineer I

BoxFull-time$104k - $130kRedwood City, CaliforniaMar 15, 2024

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Box is the market leader for Cloud Content Management. Our mission is to power how the world works together. Box is partnering with enterprise organizations to accelerate their digital transformation by creating a single platform for secure content management, collaboration and workflow. We have an amazing opportunity to further establish ourselves as leaders in the space, and we need strong advocates to help us achieve that goal. By joining Box, you will have the unique opportunity to help capture a majority of this developing market and define what content management looks like for the digital enterprise. Today, Box powers 100,000+ businesses, including many top Fortune 500 companies who trust our secure collaboration platform to manage the entire content lifecycle.


Box is looking for a security tooling engineer who can onboard, deploy and optimize infrastructure security tools.This person will implement, optimize and automate testing solutions that scale the identification of security vulnerabilities, misconfigurations, malicious activity and anti-patterns with high quality output.


  • Implement data-driven enhancement strategies for run-time vulnerability scanning and run-time monitoring for compute and container workloads, including troubleshooting and continuous process improvement.
  • You will research, evaluate and implement new cloud-based security technologies and tools
  • You will work closely with compliance, engineering, SRE teams and other engineering groups on implementing new solutions
  • Provide vulnerability risk and remediation analysis
  • You will deliver designs, analysis, architecture and automation to improve risk posture and to secure Box infrastructure and processes
  • Implement automation of security scanning and monitoring across development processes and tools
  • Support and grow a high performing organization that is building the services that reduce attack surface  and help drive preventative measures throughout Box's systems and production environment
  • Will be a part of on-call rotation
  • Shifted hours occasionally needed for collaboration with the Global Security and Engineering Teams


  • Minimum 1+ years of experience in a DevOps, System Engineer or SysAdmin role, Security experience a plus
  • Interest in the InfoSec field (ISC2 CC, Security+, GCP Professional Cloud Security Engineer, AWS Certified Security Specialty, etc)
  • Working knowledge in at least one major cloud platform (AWS, GCP, Azure), GCP preferred
  • Experience in aligning system and tooling configurations to security and/or compliance controls
  • Demonstrated experience in configuring cloud applications, services and distributed systems
  • Aptitude for automating and making processes more efficient
  • Experience with high-availability operations management, including deployment automation, patching and rollback strategies
  • Ability to showcase creative, critical and independent thinking capabilities and troubleshooting skills
  • Proficient in thoroughly documenting work and designs 
  • Hands-on experience in Linux
  • Knowledge of the security aspects of VMs, containers and Kubernetes
  • Passionate about engineering perfection, performance, and quality
  • Enthusiasm for new technologies and growth

Head-over-heels about this role — but not sure you meet all the requirements? Apply anyway! Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Box, we take a big-picture approach to hiring that fosters authenticity, diversity, and inclusion. If you're passionate about this opportunity, chances are, you shine pretty bright.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, and any other protected ground of discrimination under applicable human rights legislation. Box strives to respect the dignity and ‎‎independence of people with disabilities and is committed to giving them the same ‎‎opportunity to succeed as all other employees. Inclusiveness is core to our culture at Box, and we strive to ensure you get the most from your interview experience. Box makes reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please complete this form Reasonable accommodations may include scheduling adjustments, document dictation and beyond.

Notice to applicants in Los Angeles: Box, Inc and its related branches will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chair Ordinance.  The Fair Chance Ordinance is provided here

Notice to applicants in San Francisco:  Box, Inc and its related branches will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chair Ordinance.  The Fair Chance Ordinance is provided here

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Box is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. Actual base salary (or OTE if commissionable role) is dependent upon factors such as: knowledge, skill level, experience, and work location. This role is also eligible for equity and benefits. For more information on benefits, check out our healthcare benefits and additional Box Benefits + Perks.
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United States Pay Range
$104,500$130,500 USD


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