Desktop Security Engineer (UEM)

Security and Compliance Pune, MH

Job Summary

The successful candidate for the IT Security Engineer role will engage in a consulting/security engineering role with both internal clients and Avalara product teams to assess, develop and architect Avalara vulnerability scanning infrastructure and security operations solutions. The IT Security Engineer will contribute expertise to the vulnerability management program, as well as provide threat and vulnerability assessments to the broader organization.

You'll be responsible for providing guidance and real world mitigation steps to identified information risks. The successful candidate will be required to assess security flaws, determine mitigation strategies and drive fixes to resolution. A thorough understanding of security architectures and experience deploying complex enterprise solutions will be valuable experience for the right candidate.

Job Duties

  • Maintain and administer the UEM/MDM environment and infrastructure globally

  • Manage system hardening practices by defining and implementing secure device configurations

  • Contribute to Enterprise App Store by developing MDM/MAM software packages

  • Manage certificate integration with Certificate Authorities (CA) for use with mobile devices

  • Manage enterprise wireless and VPN integration for use by managed, mobile devices

  • Manage certificate-based authentication on mobile devices

  • Upgrade and patch MDM application software within specified timeframes

  • Partner with IT and IT Service Desk to provide tier-2 and tier-3 support

  • Maintain system integrity and security by resolving issues from vulnerability and compliance scans

  • Support patching in accordance with patching policies/SLAs

  • Work autonomously as well as in team environments, often in stressful, high impact

  • Other IT Security duties as assigned


  • 5 years experience as a System Security Engineer or Desktop Engineer

  • 3 years experience administering UEM/MDM solutions and deploying secure configurations at scale

  • Demonstrated experience securing a variety of operating systems e.g. Windows, Mac OS, iOS, Android

  • Demonstrated experience implementing software packages

  • Knowledge of MDM, MAM, and Enterprise Mobile App Stores

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills are essential and required

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills are required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing enterprise Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP)

  • Familiarity with CIS Benchmarks and system hardening processes

  • Possess current UEM/MDM specific certifications e.g. VCP-DW

  • CISSP, SANS technology certifications and other security certifications is a plus

About Avalara

We’re building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world.

Imagine every transaction you make — every tank of gas, cup of coffee, or pair of sneakers, every movie ticket, meal kit, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there’s an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.

The logic behind calculating taxes — the rules, rates, and boundaries — is a global, layered, three-dimensional mess of complexity, with compliance dictated by governments and applied by every business, every day.

Avalara works with businesses of all sizes, all over the world — from corner stores to gigantic global retailers — to calculate tax accurately and automatically, at speeds measured in milliseconds.

That’s a massive technical challenge, in terms of scale, reliability, and complexity, and we do it better than anyone. That’s why we’re growing fast.

Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world, in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, India, and the U.K.

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, or any other factor protected by law.