Women Impact Tech

Sr. Staff Security Engineer - Cloud Security Architect

    Sunnyvale, CA

Full Time

About the job

LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and everyday millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world’s workforce in ways no other company can. We are much more than a digital resume – we transform lives through innovative products and technology.

Creating economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce is a responsibility we all share. To truly transform the global economy, we must evolve the way we hire and enable our talent to serve people of all backgrounds and experiences. LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

As a Sr. Staff Cloud Security Architect, you will own the end to end security design of our Cloud footprint; multi-cloud and hybrid (onprem / cloud). You will have a keen focus on solving business problems by designing well architected, secure, scalable, and extensible solutions. You will be the technical lead and coordinate the work of an integrated project team composed of multiple technical disciplines; including domain architects, solutions architects, and subject matter experts to ensure functional, security, and architectural tradeoffs are addressed. You must influence and drive architectural decisions and implementation across the engineering organization.


  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship as we design and deploy workloads in the cloud.
  • Own the end-to-end security architecture for cloud solutions involving multiple public cloud stacks (e.g. AWS, Azure) and hybrid cloud deployments.
  • Develop and document system security reference architectures, design patterns, roadmaps, and other architectural artifacts in collaboration with other security architects.
  • Be the subject matter expert on current and emerging topics related to cloud security architecture, design and implementation.
  • Perform security design review of systems of distributed systems.
  • Collaborate closely with technology partners across the company to gain consensus and implement change.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, related technical discipline, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 7+ years of experience in system security, at scale, with at least 2+ years in a cloud architecture position.
  • Experience with Azure and cloud-based development and security management in IaaS, PaaS and SaaS environments.
  • Proven expertise in threat modeling and secure architecture reviews.
  • Experience in applying security to cloud technologies (Data Encryption, Securing CI/CD pipeline, Secure Infrastructure as Code, Container Security, IAM).
  • Experience presenting security risks to a wide variety of audiences.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years experience in information security and software engineering.
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems and client-server architectures.
  • Experience in large scale enterprise cloud migration from ideation to completion.

You will Benefit from our Culture:

  • We strongly believe in the well-being of our employees and their families. That is why we offer generous health and wellness programs and time away for employees of all levels.

Equal Opportunity Statement
LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here. Please reference the EOCC Document and the EOCC Supplemental Document for more information.

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