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Sales Engineering Specialist, Security



Sales & Business Development
Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Saturday, May 13, 2023

From Fivetran’s founding until now, our mission has remained the same: to make access to data as simple and reliable as electricity. With Fivetran, customer data arrives in their warehouses, canonical and ready to query, with no engineering or maintenance required. We’re proud that more organizations continue to leverage our technology every day to become truly data-driven.

About the Role

Fivetran is building data pipelines to power the modern data stack for thousands of companies.

We’re looking for a talented Sales Engineering Specialist - Security to join our global sales engineering specialist team. As a Sales Engineering Specialist focused on Security, you will work closely with our sales and field sales engineering teams to satisfy customers’ security needs. You will be responsible for providing timely responses to security questionnaires, engaging in customer-facing infosec calls, and collaborating with our internal SRE and Product teams focused on ensuring Fivetran’s platform security.

Technologies You’ll Use

  • Fivetran's data integration platform, deployment methods, and security features
  • Cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform
  • Security technologies such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and data loss prevention systems
  • Programming languages such as Python, Java, and SQL

What You’ll Do

  • Support our sales and field sales engineering teams with deep technical knowledge and understanding of Fivetran’s internal security operations, related platform features, and the security domain
  • Deliver timely and accurate responses to prospect or customer security questionnaires utilizing internal tooling
  • Work with Legal and AppSec to maintain internal libraries for use in security questionairres
  • Lead documentation and internal enablement efforts, helping to scale our specialist knowledge to the entire department
  • Work closely with Fivetran’s Product and Engineering teams to ensure alignment of our solutions to our customer needs
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest technologies and trends in the security domain

Skills We’re Looking For

  • 5+ years as a security administrator, backend engineer, field CISO, or IT services within an enterprise or similarly complex environment
  • Extensive expertise with modern cloud and on-premise network architectures, connectivity mechanisms (SSH, Reverse SSH, VPN, PrivateLink), and data security.
  • Ability to effectively communicate Fivetran’s detailed security posture and influence security audiences at all levels
  • Passion for data, security, analytics, and a philosophy of using technology to help solve business problems.
  • Curiosity to learn and assimilate technical information quickly, enthusiasm to share and teach others.




Perks and Benefits

  • 100% employer-paid medical insurance*
  • Generous paid time-off policy (PTO), plus paid sick time, inclusive parental leave policy, holidays, and volunteer days off
  • RSU stock grants
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Company virtual happy hours, free food, and fun team building activities
  • Monthly cell phone stipend

*may vary by country - please reach out to your recruiter for more information

To learn more about Fivetran's benefits by region - click here.

We’re honored to be valued at over $5.6 billion, but more importantly, we’re proud of our core values of Get Stuck In, Do the Right Thing, and One Team, One Dream. Read about us in Forbes.

Fivetran brings together high-quality talent across the globe to make data access as easy and reliable as electricity for our customers. We value and recognize that our customers benefit from having innovative teams made of people from many backgrounds, experiences and identities. Fivetran promotes diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging through attracting, recruiting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce, not only because it is the right thing to do, but because it helps us build a world-class company to better serve our customers, our people and our communities.

To learn more about Fivetran’s culture and what it’s like to be part of the team, click here and enjoy our video.

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