Paranoids Sr. Technical Security Engineer

  • Dulles, VA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, is a values-led company committed to building brands people love. We are a leader in digital and mobile media with a global house of 50+ brands. Oath is shaping the digital future.

Job Description

For 30 years we have been at the leading edge of technology and we don’t plan on slowing down. From building our own award winning data centers, to building our own private cloud, and now moving to the public cloud, we want motivated, intelligent, hands on innovators who love to try something new. Now that AOL and Yahoo have merged to form Oath, we have even more to do. With the world's largest technology playground at our fingertips, we invite you to come play along.

We’re the team in Security that provides the tooling, administration, and automation that allows Security Engineers to concentrate on security.


  • Support applications from inception through deployment and beyond.

  • Scale security by reducing manual processes and the time it takes to lower risk.

  • Operate continuous monitoring tools to report on the compliance and stability of our platforms and services.

  • Operate continuous detection and response infrastructure supporting real time attack mitigation.

  • Building security and configurations as code.

  • Automation!


  • Languages: Python, Shell; anything else is a luxury.

  • Knowing your way around Linux/Unix operating systems.

  • Familiarity with SQL.

  • Experience with data APIs (creating and ingesting) and ETL.

  • Working knowledge of DevOps tools such as Chef, Docker, Jenkins, Ansible, ELK, Hadoop

  • Experience working in public cloud environments, specifically AWS.

  • Knowing about things like Splunk, Nessus, DataDog is a plus.

  • Security experience a plus but not required.



  • Supporting large scale server environments, preferably in the cloud.

  • Upgrading, hardening, patching and installing software.

  • Ensuring maximum uptime and availability of all applications.

  • Troubleshooting and configuration management.

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent practical experience.

Additional Information

EEO/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities Employer: AOL offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401(k) match and performance bonus. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or other protected category.