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Sr. Cloud Infrastructure Engineer (Data Security) - 23andMe

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Sr. Cloud Infrastructure Engineer (Data Security)
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Job Description

23andMe is looking for an experienced Cloud Engineer. You will bring hands-on experience analyzing existing data flows and business requirements, and building infrastructure to support genetic research and development while maintaining the highest standards of data protection. Expertise with AWS systems and automation with resource management are a plus. You’ll be on a team with other experts busy implementing the next generation of customer protections at 23andMe.


Who We Are

Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome.  We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding.

We are focused on proactive security and are looking for hands-on security engineers who are passionate about building and defending our company’s assets.


What You'll Do

  • Design our next generation infrastructure to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of our customers’ genetic and phenotypic data for both our customer facing web apps as well as our internal research and therapeutics environments
  • Participate in the modernization of customer data protection systems, and the ephemeral infrastructure required to back these efforts
  • Participate with design and creation of the next generation of security sensory tools and automated remediation systems
  • Assist our application security teams in software reviews, application design reviews, and providing guidance on identity management, secure authentication, and properly scoped authorization
  • Participate with a strong internal security community in evaluating future system proposals, and adding a voice of reason on technology selections
  • Ongoing ownership of existing infrastructure used to front the access of data systems via policy management, including encryption systems and the management of the necessary data keys within them


What You’ll Bring

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience operating in sensitive environments (PCI, HSE, Encryption Boundaries)
  • B.S./M.S. in computer science, engineering, or matching technical expertise
  • Experience working cross functionally to learn requirements and data-flows and to build solutions that meet said requirements
  • Preferred to have experience building self service tools in Python and deploying those tools in a cloud environment
  • Preferred, but not required, to have experience with DevOps or SRE principles or a willingness to learn

Note: While our team is based in Sunnyvale, CA this position is open to remote work, and we will consider exceptional candidates throughout the United States.


About Us

23andMe, headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, is a leading consumer genetics and research company. Founded in 2006, the company’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has pioneered direct access to genetic information as the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research, with 80 percent of its customers electing to participate. The platform also powers the 23andMe Therapeutics group, currently pursuing drug discovery programs rooted in human genetics across a spectrum of disease areas, including oncology, respiratory, and cardiovascular diseases, in addition to other therapeutic areas. More information is available at www.23andMe.com.

At 23andMe, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.  If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at accommodations-ext@23andme.com. 23andMe will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Please note: 23andMe does not accept agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you.

23andMe Headquarters Location

Mountain View, CA

23andMe Company Size

Between 500 - 1,000 employees

23andMe Founded Year


23andMe Funding Rounds

  • Post Ipo Equity

    $250,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $82,500,000 USD

  • Corporate Round

    $300,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $250,000,000 USD

  • Grant

    $1,700,000 USD

  • Series E

    $115,000,000 USD

  • Grant

    $1,400,000 USD

  • Series D

    $50,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $9,000,000 USD

  • Series C

    $22,220,289 USD

  • Series B

    $14,200,000 USD

  • Series B

    $13,600,000 USD

  • Series A

    $8,953,320 USD