Senior Security Engineer

Hub Offices
Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto
Remote Options
Remote - Canada

Clio is more than just a tech company–we are a global leader that is transforming the legal experience for all by bettering the lives of legal professionals while increasing access to justice.


We are currently seeking a Senior Security Engineer to join our rapidly growing Security team. This role is for someone who is passionate about building innovative solutions and being exposed to new challenges and technologies while making an impact. This role is available to candidates across Canada, excluding Quebec.

What your team does: 

Are you someone who’s always probing and asking why, someone who enjoys finding smarter and more efficient solutions to problems? If so we may have a spot for you on Clio’s security team. We are looking for the right candidate to develop and run our security monitoring and response program, as well be an advocate and advisor for security overall.  If you have a strong operations background with a passion for security and experience in cloud-first environments, then we want to talk to you.

Who you are:

  • Thrive working in a small team where you can make a big impact

  • Continually seek for better more efficient ways of doing things

  • Pride yourself on your excellent triage and troubleshooting skills

  • Enjoy the hustle of working in a fast growing successful organization

A day in the life might look like:

  • Develop, recommend, and maintain tools to ensure we are continually raising the bar of security at Clio.

  • Partner with the development manager to plan and develop the team’s road map.

  • Assist in developing, maintaining, and testing of security incident response plan

  • Investigate potential security incidents and serve as initial incident responder

  • Stay up to date with current methods of compromise and tools

  • Provide architectural guidance for securing our user environments and maintaining a good security posture.

  • Contribute to general security education and documentation

What you may have:

  • Strong understanding of threat vectors and indicators of compromise.

  • Ability to identify malicious behaviour and emerging threats via log analysis

  • Experience with maintaining and operating log aggregation and SIEM technologies

  • Experience securing cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP/GSuite, GitHub, CASB, IdP)

  • Experience working in a cloud-first organization including familiarity with AWS and GCP/GSuite

  • Experience using Infrastructure as Code technologies (Terraform, Puppet, CloudFormation, Ansible, etc)

  • Ability to program in a programming language

  • Strong Linux experience

  • Exposure to threat modelling techniques

Serious bonus points if you have:

  • Strong AWS security experience on EC2 and managed services

  • Experience with incident response

  • Security certifications such as OSCP or CISSP

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails, Puppet, Kubernetes, Terraform, ELK (Elastic, Logtash and Kibana) or strong desire to learnCloud security knowledge (AWS, GCP/GSuite, GitHub, CASB, IdP)

  • Infrastructure security (firewalls, ACLs, authentication, device hardening)

  • Mac OSX security experience

What you will find here:

Compensation is one of the main components of Clio’s Total Rewards Program. We have developed a series of programs and processes to ensure we are creating fair and competitive pay practices that form the foundation of our human and high-performing culture.

Some highlights of our Total Rewards program include:

  • The expected salary range* for similar roles within Clio is:  $140,200.00 - 189,700.00 CAD

  • Competitive, equitable salary with top-tier health benefits, dental, and vision insurance 

  • Hybrid work environment, with expectation for local Clions (Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Dublin) to be in office min. once per week on our Anchor Day. 

  • Flexible time off policy, with an encouraged 20 days off per year.

  • $2000 annual counseling benefit

  • RRSP matching and RESP contribution 

  • Clioversary recognition program with special acknowledgement at 3, 5, 7, and 10 years

Please note that the expected new hire salary range provided is derived from a group of like roles within Clio. Our salary bands are designed to reflect the range of skills and experience needed for the position and to allow room for growth at Clio. For experienced individuals, we typically hire at or around the midpoint of the band. The top portion of the salary band is reserved for employees who demonstrate sustained high performance and impact at Clio. Those who are new to the role may join below the midpoint and develop their skills over time. The final offer amount for this role will be dependent on geographical region, applicable experience, and skillset of the candidate.

Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging and Equity (DIBE) & Accessibility 

Our team shows up as their authentic selves, and are united by our mission. We are dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion. We pride ourselves in building and fostering an environment where our teams feel included, valued, and enabled to do the best work of their careers, wherever they choose to log in from. We believe that different perspectives, skills, backgrounds, and experiences result in higher-performing teams and better innovation. We are committed to equal employment and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Clio provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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