Ann Arbor


SkySpecs envisions a world where wind energy is the most affordable form of electricity and therefore ubiquitous around the world. SkySpecs is helping to make this possible by automating the operations and maintenance of wind farms using advanced robotics paired with our custom-built asset performance management software, Horizon.

SkySpecs launched the world’s first completely autonomous blade inspection product in 2016 with a custom designed drone system. Since then, SkySpecs has inspected over 25,000 wind turbines in over 15+ countries, becoming the world leader in understanding the health of turbine blades. Identifying issues with turbine blades is only the first step. In 2019 SkySpecs launched Horizon to be a platform for SkySpecs to offer a multi-layered solution for customers that includes: data collection, wind turbine blade engineering expertise, and a place for all stakeholders to collaborate to manage and analyze massive amounts of data, spot trends, and create plans for high-cost repair campaigns. Ultimately, this will help reduce the cost and risk of operations for the industry.


SkySpecs is looking for a capable and engaging Security Engineer who possesses both deep and wide expertise in the security space. You will assist us with ongoing design, planning, implementation, and maintenance cycles of our cloud-based microservices. You will also know how to review and analyze our existing security patterns and help develop and evolve internal and operational best-practices.


  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, internal networks, and our cloud-based services
  • Identify and define system security requirements
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Review technical requirements held by enterprise customers
  • Design and develop solutions to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes, and propositions for further system security enhancement


  • Proven work experience as a system security engineer, information security engineer, security officer, or similar
  • Experience in building and maintaining security systems
  • Detailed technical knowledge of AWS services and security patterns
  • Hands-on experience in security systems, including zero trust architectures, intrusion detection systems, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, firewalls, anti-virus software, etc.
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Familiarity with web-related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service-Oriented Architectures) and of network/web-related protocols
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • BS degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience working with Linux CLI
  • Experience setting up Linux-based computers
  • Experience with bash scripting language


  • ISO security certification(s) – (acquired and kept current)
  • Penetration Testing Experience


  • A motivated self-starter, able to prioritize, multitask and operate in the fast-paced environment of a growth-stage company
  • Comfortable creating processes and procedures where none may yet exist


  • A flexible work schedule and work environment
  • The respect of your teammates regardless of department or skillset
  • The option of working from home when it suits you and your team
  • A fun, energetic, often entertaining workplace that is open and accepting of all interests
  • A great downtown Ann Arbor office with access to coffee, shopping, bars, restaurants, etc.
  • An open vacation policy (our policy is: Get your work done; be reliable; go above and beyond because you want to; and take rest and relaxation when you need it!).
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance


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