Staff Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Lightspeed

Security

Salary not provided

+ RSUs

AWS
GCP
Azure
Senior and Expert level
Toronto

3-5 days a week in office

Lightspeed

Point of Sale & commerce platform

Open for applications

Lightspeed

Point of Sale & commerce platform

1001+ employees

HospitalityRetailB2BInternal tools

Open for applications

Salary not provided

+ RSUs

AWS
GCP
Azure
Senior and Expert level
Toronto

3-5 days a week in office

1001+ employees

HospitalityRetailB2BInternal tools

Company mission

To bring the streets of our cities and communities to life by powering business owners with technology.

Role

Who you are

  • 7+ years of deep hands-on experience designing, implementing, and managing security within large-scale cloud environments (AWS, GCP, etc.)
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in computer science, cybersecurity, network engineering, or a similar field
  • Significant experience aligning systems with regulations (PCI DSS, SOC2, etc.) and conducting risk assessments
  • AWS Certified Security Specialty, Azure Security Engineer, Google Cloud Certified Professional Security Engineer, or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional initiatives

What the job involves

  • We are looking for a Staff Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Security.
  • The successful candidate serves as a critical member of the Security Operations and Engineering team, designing and assisting in the implementation of highly secure cloud environments.
  • They champion security best practices, proactively identify and mitigate risks, and help guide the organization in aligning security with business goals
  • This role collaborates extensively with various teams, assists in incident response, and mentors others to elevate the organization's overall security posture
  • Work with SRE teams to design and implement highly secure cloud infrastructure, emphasizing network segmentation, access controls, encryption, and monitoring, among others
  • Advocate for security best practices and proactive threat mitigation throughout the organization
  • Develop and maintain cloud security standards, leveraging industry frameworks (NIST, CIS, etc.) and cloud provider recommendations
  • Evaluate designs and architectures for potential vulnerabilities, proposing risk mitigation measures
  • Ensure seamless integration of cloud security solutions across cloud and on-premise infrastructure
  • Conduct regular risk assessments of cloud infrastructure, applications, and data
  • Work closely with cloud architects, engineers, developers, and operations teams to embed security into all phases of cloud projects
  • Participate in incident response planning and lead remediation efforts in case of security breaches
  • Research, assess, and select security tools and technologies best suited for the organization's cloud environment
  • Partner / mentor fellow security team members, fostering expertise across multiple cloud environments (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Identify and work to develop automations to detect, alert and protect against malicious activities
  • On-call availability for incident response
  • Contributing as part of the wider team to achieve organizational objectives even if this means doing things that aren’t strictly within the scope of your role

Otta's take

Sam Franklin headshot

Sam Franklin

CEO of Otta

Lightspeed provides restaurateurs and retailers with the simplest way to run their businesses at full potential. It helps entrepreneurs offer their customers positive and memorable experiences by taking care of the day-to-day management aspects of their business.

Around 75,000 businesses processing over $17 billion in transactions annually use Lightspeed’s restaurant POS software and omnichannel retail solution to manage inventory, customer preferences, sales and reporting — all from one centralised platform. Headquartered in Montreal, Lightspeeds team is distributed across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, now serving over 150,000 locations worldwide.

Lightspeed POS maintains a unique edge over other companies of its type because it has secured the legal rights for the sole use of certain technologies. It has two registered patents in computing, calculating categories. These patents certify that Lightspeed POS is the sole owner of this intellectual property, which means that no other companies can use them.

Insights

Some candidates hear
back within 2 weeks

35% female employees

7% employee growth in 12 months

Company

Company benefits

  • With Lightspeed PX, you can enjoy flexible paid time off and up to 2 months remote per year with our hybrid work policy
  • Equity options, because this is your company too
  • Contributions to your pension plan. Your future matters
  • Training opportunities to grow your skills and career
  • Health and wellness credit so you feel your best
  • Time off to volunteer and give back to your community
  • Interest groups, from #coffee_pals to sponsored sports teams
  • Computer purchase program to get your personal Macbook

Company values

  • We make it matter.
  • We make it happen.
  • We make it together.
  • We make it human.
  • We make it about the customer.
  • We make it data driven.

Company HQ

Old Montreal, Montreal, QC

Founders

Dax Dasilva

(Executive Chair)

Founder of Never Apart, previously Developer of Bitmovers. Studied Computer Science, Art History, and Religious Studies at The University of British Columbia. Served as CEO for Lightspeed for 17 years until 2022.

JP Chauvet

(CEO, not founder)

Co-founded Chardonnat and served as CEO of Atex and as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for both Nstein Technologies and IXIASOFT.

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