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Security Engineer

Community: Technology
Location: Chennai, India
Date Posted: May 25, 2021
Remote:
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description

Description

The Opportunity:

We’re looking for a Security Engineer to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion, and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.

 

For more information about Blackboard Inc. and our career opportunities, please visit www.blackboard.com.

 

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.

 

We are building a team focused on high impact collaboration with our partners across the corporation leveraging transparency, trust, and innovation to elevate Blackboard security through partnership and teamwork. We are seeking to hire the best talent, leveraging their skills to augment the team, and providing support and training to foster well-rounded individuals positioned for ongoing career success.

 

As a Security Engineer, you will be a detail-oriented engineering professional with a desire to improve enterprise security through hands-on system engineering for corporate technology and internally developed cloud-based platforms. You will report to the Senior 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 customization 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 vulnerability management systems using Tenable.sc and Tenable.io 
  • 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:

  • 3+ years in Information Security Engineering
  • Sufficient experience in planning and conducting work requiring judgment and independent evaluation, selection, modification, and application of standard procedures and techniques 
  • Knowledgeable in deploying, and supporting information security systems
  • Understanding of fundamentals for engineering cloud-based information security systems
  • Understanding of Incident Response and Forensics
  • Scripting and automation skills

 

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Experience securing cloud-based services and systems 
  • Linux, Windows, and MacOS expertise
  • Experience with Vulnerability management information systems
  • Knowledge of secure development methodologies, tools, and practices

 

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, Blackboard positions are currently remote (where possible).

 
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.  

 

 

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