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Staff Network Security Engineer



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Crusoe Energy is on a mission to unlock value in stranded energy resources through the power of computation.

Take a look at what we do! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rlt8k71Quqw

We aim to align the long term interests of the climate with the future of global computing infrastructure. As data centers consume an exponentially growing power footprint to deliver technology to all connected devices, we are inspired by making sure that the energy meeting that demand is sourced in an environmentally responsible fashion. Crusoe co-locates mobile data centers with stranded energy resources, like flare gas and underloaded renewables, to deliver low-cost, carbon-negative distributed computing solutions. Crusoe Cloud is a managed cloud services platform powered by stranded energy that enables climate-friendly innovation in computationally intensive fields including artificial intelligence, graphics rendering, and computational biology.

About This Role:

Crusoe Cloud Network Engineering team is looking for an ambitious, experienced team player to join our Network Engineering team. Crusoe Cloud Network Engineering Team is responsible for designing, building, and operating the global edge, backbone, and data center network for High-Performance Compute (HPC) Clusters with GPUs. The ideal individual will be highly motivated, self-directed, and have a desire to work on cutting-edge technologies related to the environment and help build, secure and operate a network with global scale. You must possess excellent analytical and communication skills and be a great team player.

As a Staff Network Security Engineer, you will be part of the Network Engineering team. You will be responsible for the Architecture, Design and Deployment of security systems, applications, environments and architectures for Global Crusoe Cloud Network. You will oversee the implementation of security systems, applications, environments and architectures and ensures compliance with information security standards, security policies and procedures.

A Day In The Life:

  • Lead the development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans, process and procedures.

  • Responsible for the overall DDoS framework for the Crusoe Cloud Network spanning across Continents.

  • Develop and implement network security tools.

  • Produce threat models and assess risk around existing configurations.

  • Provide subject matter expertise on network security, firewalls and industry best practices.

  • Manage and maintain network security systems by applying system patches and other periodic maintenance tasks.

  • Conduct regular security audits against Crusoe’s Global Network infrastructure for signs of vulnerabilities, intrusions, and ensure the efficacy of security measures in place.

  • Implement security controls, firewalls, intrusion detection systems and other network security measures as needed.

You Will Thrive In This Role If:

  • 10+ years of related experience within Network Security at scale in a production environment.

  • Security certifications are a plus. (CISSP, CCIE, PCNSE, SANS etc)

  • In-depth knowledge of network protocols including TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP/SFTP, DNS, SNMP, BGP, QoS, ISIS.

  • Excellent knowledge of Firewalls

  • Working knowledge of atleast one programming language (Python, go etc.)

  • Hands on experience in securing hybrid and cloud native infrastructure is highly preferred.

  • Thorough understanding of compliance and regulatory frameworks and how they affect architecture designs and reviews.

  • Knowledge of cryptography, including several of the following: encryption, hashing, key management, digital certificates, TLS, HSMs.

  • Demonstrate technical competency in security engineering based on hands-on experience or relevant qualifications.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, specifically the ability to communicate within the context of the intended audience, whether that be senior executives or highly technical engineering resources.


  • Hybrid work schedule

  • Industry competitive pay

  • Restricted Stock Units in a fast growing, well-funded technology company

  • Health insurance package options that include HDHP and PPO, vision, and dental for you and your dependents

  • Employer contributions to HSA accounts

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability

  • Teladoc

  • 401(k) with a 100% match up to 4% of salary

  • Generous paid time off and holiday schedule

  • Cell phone reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Subscription to the Calm app

  • MetLife Legal

  • Company paid commuter benefit; $50 per pay period

Compensation Range:

Compensation will be paid in the range of $205,000 - $270,000. Restricted Stock Units are included in all offers. Compensation to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

Crusoe Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.