Associate Security Engineer

Technology Brno, Czechia


Associate Security Engineer

Brno, Czech Republic


The Opportunity: 
Recently combined with Anthology, Blackboard offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. The company’s mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.  


We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company. 


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Blackboard’s Information Technology Security Program leads the engineering and operation of technology to monitor and enhance confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all corporate information systems and products. This team is a core part of Blackboard, providing it substantial opportunities to influence the overall corporate mission.  


As Associate Security Engineer, you will use your desire to improve enterprise security through hands-on system engineering for corporate technology and internally developed cloud-based platforms to be successful in this role. You will report to the Associate Director of Information Technology Security Engineering.


Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Engineering the design, deployment, operation, and improvement of corporate security systems
  • Advancing enterprise security through customizations of systems, automation of processes, and collaboration with product teams
  • Developing the secure configuration of Blackboard’s Office 365 environment for protected access to corporate services
  • Managing the architecture, design, and operation of Blackboard’s Security systems including vulnerability  management, endpoint protection, and centralized logging
  • Providing research, evaluation, and expert judgement for product security planning
  • Implementing security infrastructure for endpoint security, perimeter access control, and threat detection


The Candidate: 

Required skills/qualifications: 

  • Experience researching, deploying, and supporting information security systems
  • Experience consulting with internal teams on the technical implementation and support of information security controls
  • Experience engineering cloud-based information security systems
  • Experience scripting and automating information security systems

Preferred skills/qualifications: 

  • Experience with Incident Response and Forensics
  • Knowledge of secure development methodologies, tools, and practices
  • Linux, Windows, and MacOS expertise
  • Vulnerability management,, and expertise
  • Endpoint protection, Check Point Sandblast Agent expertise
  • Microsoft M365, Office 365 security expertise

The Office:
Blackboard has an office in the beautiful and vibrant city of Brno. 

  • Great office location in city center near Luzanky    
  • Accessible by public transportation as well as bike, with bike stands and showers in the office    
  • Cozy personal office spaces where you can shut your door to really focus or leave it open to interact with others    
  • Flexible work hours with no expectations of overtime    
  • Great benefits including health & life insurance and English lessons    
  • Countless walkable places to eat 
  • Option for remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic


This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.   


Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expressionprotected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor. 

Req ID: 3678