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Information Security - DLP Engineer at Root

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The Information Security team at Root strives to lower the risk within the organization while enabling transformative technologists to do their cutting-edge work. As a DLP Information Security Engineer, you’ll be joining a team dedicated to securing Root, having a large opportunity to influence how we build and secure these systems. 

 

The ideal candidate brings strong cloud-focused Data Loss Prevention (DLP) administration and alert monitoring and remediation experience. You'll work with various stakeholders to implement and tune an enterprise DLP system, having the opportunity to build out playbooks for managing alerts/incidents. This position provides a unique opportunity to work in a rapidly growing, inclusive environment and assist with projects beyond a traditional information security engineer's scope.

What you'll be doing

  • Responsible for the design, deployment, administration, and monitoring of the DLP system
  • Troubleshoot functionality and user impact with alert and policy tuning
  • Use knowledge of vendor tools to collaborate with vendors and identify and resolve gaps in vendor solutions/platform technologies
  • Assist in the integration of the data protection solutions into other security solutions and business processes
  • Create and maintain technical process documentation (procedures/playbooks) for DLP system
  • Report on DLP system alerts and overrides as needed
  • Educate and train other team members on DLP system and processes
  • Participate in security investigations as assigned by management
  • Preservation and forensic analysis of artifacts as it relates to investigations

What we're looking for

  • 2-5 years of cybersecurity experience
  • Familiarity with DLP capabilities for email, endpoint, and SaaS applications
  • Experience with DLP rule/policy creation and tuning to reduce false-positive rates
  • Experience in creating and maintaining process, procedure, and playbook documentation
  • A high-level understanding of multi-tiered applications and various network and security devices/protocols
  • Knowledge of various operating system flavors, including but not limited to Windows, Mac, and Linux.
  • Knowledge of cyber-criminal techniques, compliance, and regulatory standards.
  • Strong analytical and investigation skills.
  • Scripting skills (e.g., PowerShell, Bash, Shell scripting)
  • Amazon Web Services / GitHub familiarity

Join us.

At Root, we judge people based on the merit of their work, not who they are. Very few (if any!) people will fit every description; so if you are passionate about what this role entails, and are excited by solving real problems, we encourage you to apply; we want to learn about you, and what you can add to our team!

 

Who we are.

Root Insurance is the nation’s first licensed insurance carrier powered entirely by mobile. We were founded on the belief that the services you need for everyday life should serve you better. That’s why we base insurance coverages on you, not your demographic. It’s the way insurance should be. And it’s all conveniently in an app.

 

What draws people to Root.

We’re a rapidly scaling technology company. Our early success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our product is only as good as the people building and promoting it. We look for individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and a highly analytical lens. Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear similar reasons for why they joined:

 

Autonomy. For assertive self-starters, the opportunities to contribute are limitless.

 

Impact. By challenging the way it’s always been done, we solve problems that have a big impact on our business.

 

Collaboration. We encourage rich discussion and civil debate at every turn.

 

People. We are inspired by the collection of crazy-smart people around us

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What are Root Perks + Benefits

Root Benefits Overview

Our benefits exist to support exceptional employees in doing their very best work. We have full health, vision, dental insurance and we cover 100% of the premiums for employees and 75% for dependants.

Culture
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Root employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
A health insurance plan that provides for you and your family.
Life Insurance
Employer-paid for life insurance is equal to 60% times an employee's annual salary.
Pet Insurance
Pet insurance that protects your four-legged loved ones.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Root contributes the equivalent of 3% of your salary to your 401(K) regardless of your contribution.
Company Equity
Root offers incentive stock options that vest over a 4-year period for all of our Engineering roles.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Root also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Root provides employees with a flexible work schedule but our core hours are generally 9-5.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Root offers up to $100 a month for qualified commuter expenses.
Free Daily Meals
We provide catered lunch every day.
Stocked Kitchen
Root has a stocked kitchen of snacks and drinks. Everything you need to do your very best work.
Relocation Assistance
We offer competitive relocation packages.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Root has a continuing education budget for conferences, online resources, and certifications that are related to their work.
Lunch and learns
Root hosts weekly lunch and learns from
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
We have 12 hack days a year for engineers to explore new technologies or build things that aren't prioritized on our product roadmap but pique their interest.

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our carefully curated benefits and perks exist to empower our employees to do their very best work by bringing their authentic selves to work every day.

An Insider's view of Root

What does your typical day look like?

A quick standup followed by opportunities for both pairing and soloing. Maybe an occasional design meeting or retrospective. My team sits at the intersection of a lot of technologies so the day-to-day work varies. There's time carved out to learn technologies that are new to me and to help lead others with the technologies that I already know well.

Jordan

Senior Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

I think the emphasis on team rather than personal responsibility makes Root a great place to grow. Engineers aren't concerned with producing their "own" work at the exclusion of helping others. Engineers at Root also just love problem-solving and step up to whatever problems I come to them with.

Liz

Software Engineer

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