Manager, Security Engineering

Engineering - AMER United States Req.Num.: 21299

Manager, Security Engineering


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The ideal candidate will have a passion for cybersecurity, system monitoring and analysis, and developing/automating creative solutions. As a deeply technical security architect and leader of our security engineers, you will be expected to be skilled at identifying security gaps in infrastructure and process, effectively execute projects/initiatives to address them, demonstrate excellent judgment, prioritization and communication of technical security risks, and act as a security liaison supporting business units.


Key Responsibilities may include:

  • Be a strong thought leader and clearly communicate and build support for your ideas
  • Proactively identify gaps, risks and issues and navigate organizational structure to resolve them
  • Operate our key security tools and constantly tune and build automated response playbooks
  • Define security configurations for endpoint, network, e-mail security, etc.
  • Design automated workflows to streamline security operations
  • Analyzes and estimates feasibility, costs, time, and work effort needed to design and implement moderately complex technical solutions.
  • Monitors and proactively manages supported products and services to assure their performance, availability, security, and capacity.
  • Researches, analyzes, and formulates recommendations regarding technologies, products, and solutions to fulfill requirements within the enterprise.
  • May act as a consultant on special projects for multiple teams.
  • May provide coaching and guidance to more junior staff
  • Evaluate and propose best practices/standards, process improvements, and security policy to provide the highest levels of availability, security and data privacy.



  • ​​​​​​​​​​Highly motivated, able to take ownership of tasks and see through completion.
  • Must be well organized and able to leverage best practices, able to thrive in fast-paced environment, and, most importantly, have the ability to approach problems with an innovative, can-do attitude
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives
  • Strong communication skills to work with both collaborative cross-functional team of peers and departments within the company.
  • Experience deploying and managing various security technologies including AV, network security, e-mail security, SIEM
  • Experience with cloud technologies
  • Knowledge of enterprise logging, with a focus on security event logging.
  • Strong understanding of security operations concepts
  • Proven expertise with networking protocols
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows, Linux, and MacOS Operating Systems
  • Experience working with Enterprise Architecture standards and processes.
  • Experience with 1 or more programming or scripting language such as Python, Bash, VBScript


Additional Qualifications

  • BS degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security, or Information Systems preferred
  • Strong understanding of basic visualization techniques
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to express themselves verbally in a clear and concise manner.
  • Experience leading global technical teams.



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