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Cyber Security Engineer

Location San Rafael, California

The Cybersecurity Engineer is responsible for safeguarding the organization's network,systems, and data and assists in the execution of company information security strategy. TheCybersecurity Engineer reports directly to the Associate Director of Cybersecurity. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a balance of soft skills (internal consulting, subject matter expertise and security vendor management) and technical skills (configuration, troubleshooting and administration) to meet the organization's cybersecurity needs.


The Cybersecurity Engineer's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead cybersecurity investigations and incidents; contain and eradicatecybersecurity incidents.
  • Implement and manageendpoint,server, cloud, and network security capabilities including, but not limited to, endpoint protection, web filtering, vulnerability management, and incident detection and response.
  • Perform strategic and tactical threat management, integrating threat data into vulnerability and risk management capabilities.
  • Coordinate with ITteams in identifying and remediating vulnerabilities.
  • Partner with internal IT teams, Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP), Cloud Hosting Providers and other Managed Service Providers to provide cybersecurity capabilities for a globally distributed workforce.
  • Act as subject matter expert and provide consultative support on internal projects related to or involving cybersecurity; participate in secure system design and architecture, providing security requirements and recommendations.
  • Manage annual penetration testing and cybersecurity audit commitments.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 5+yearsof experience in Information/Cyber Security or similar experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or related field of study.
  • Security Certifications preferred (CISSP, CEH, CISA, CISM, GIAC, CRISC).
  • Understanding of cybersecurity standards and frameworks.
  • Hands-on experience in IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, including Identity and Access Management roles.
  • Strong understanding of network security techniques, infrastructure threat modeling and secure design, and the OWASP Top Ten.
  • Familiarity with various forms of encryption and hashing, and their appropriate use cases.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of regulatory requirements (SOX, ISO, and FDA) preferred.
  • Prior hands on experience with UEBA, EDR, ATP, DNS Filtering, PAM & EPM preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to explain technical concepts to technical or non-technical personnel.
  • Project ownership experience, specifically in gathering requirements, developing technical project scope, finding solutions, and reporting progress and challenges.
  • Ability to independently prioritize multiple competing tasks.
  • Ability to participate in occasional off-hours handling of security incidents.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Availability to support off-hour critical security events.
  • Ability to travel as needed (anticipated 5%).

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