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Junior Cyber Security Specialist

Company: Infinia ML
Location: Durham
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: The CompanyAn investor-backed startup located in the Raleigh-Durham area, Infinia ML enables large enterprises, healthcare innovators, and technology companies to apply machine learning to their unstructured data challenges. Our work is focused on intelligent document processing, where we automate workflows that have traditionally required a human-level understanding of written content. We have developed a flexible, standardized platform for the processing of that written content in documents - think medical records, contracts, invoices, insurance claims, emails, etc. Our technical team is led by Chief Scientist Lawrence Carin, Ph.D., one of the world's foremost experts on machine learning. The RoleWe are looking for a Junior Cyber Security Specialist to expand and complement our growing security program. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in technology infrastructure and creative, lateral thinking commensurate with defensive and offensive hacking and infosec capabilities.Typical activities will include:

  • Designing, creating, and supporting information security infrastructure and tooling for a small (
  • Distilling fast-moving requirements into tangible tasks and technology solutions
  • Inject and embrace a culture of best security practices with our product architecture and engineering teams
  • Owning security projects end-to-end: from concept and design, through development, to production
  • Working with other teams in the business to keep out bad actors while enabling the team to get work done
  • Participating in vendor evaluation and selection where necessarySome specific capabilities we use and would expect this person to be interested in discussing:
    • Technologies we use heavily: Google's Gsuite, Linux, MacOS, AWS, Azure, Kubernetes, Python, Javascript, RMM, EDR, IDP, FIM
    • Networking principles such as DNS, TCP/IP, VPCs, VLANs and trunking, port spanning
    • Scanning techniques and tools such as nmap, metasploit, maltego, Openvas/Greenbone vulnerability management (GVM)
    • Role-based security, auditing, and adding layers of isolation
    • AWS, Azure, and / or other cloud and cluster-based Infrastructure such as Kubernetes
    • Configuration Management such as Ansible, Terraform, etc
    • Knowledge of firewall configuration, rules, and policies and intricate differences in implementation
    • Knowledge of IDP, DLP, FIM, EDR, and other monitoring capabilities
    • Software vendor management & due diligence Qualifications:
      • One to two years of experience in a technical information security/cybersecurity role
      • Experience in real-life incident response scenarios
      • Strong interest and background in technology infrastructure, defensive and offensive security tools for intrusion detection, file integrity monitoring, metasploit
      • You have high comfort with tools like nmap, tcpdump, pfsense, iptables, burp suite, sqlmap
      • Some knowledge and comfort with compliance programs like SOC2, NIST, PCI, etc
      • You think of Security as an asset and enabler for the business, instead of road block, stop sign, or opportunity to gate keep or play traffic cop (lead with "Yes, and," instead of "No")
      • A mindset of ownership and entrepreneurship, a willingness to embrace more than one way to do things, and to be a fountain for your peers (not a drain)And of course:
        • A team player with strong communication skills
        • Curiosity. You are committed to understanding how and why things work the way they do
        • A desire to build out your T-shaped skills *Sponsorship not available for this position

Keywords: Infinia ML, Durham , Junior Cyber Security Specialist, Other , Durham, North Carolina

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