Security Engineer (San Mateo, CA)

IXL Learning - San Mateo, California - Full time

IXL Learning, a leading edtech company with products used by 12 million students worldwide, is seeking a Security Analyst to join our growing team. In this role, you will recommend security solutions, advise on systems and application-level security configurations and investigate/mitigate security risks as required. This position will participate in risk assessments, incident response and be a key role in our growing security team.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Maintenance of cybersecurity management systems, documentation, standards and processes to ensure the operating environment is compliant with company policies and requirements.
  • Prepare and present accurate and timely information in response to audits and regulatory exams.
  • Supports team members on risk management requests and provides subject matter expertise
  • Lead the threat intelligence efforts to aggregate security information, assess impact, and the formulation of threat assessment reports.
  • Assist legal team on e-discovery efforts, forensic analysis, and legal holds
  • Perform security assessments to determine vulnerabilities in IT infrastructure
  • Guide security/risk training curriculum, promote awareness of security initiatives

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Security or related field or equivalent professional experience required.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or related certification preferred
  • 3-5 years experience conducting IT compliance audits (SOC, PCI)
  • Experience administering IT security controls in an organization
  • Knowledge of technical infrastructure, networks, databases, and systems in relation to IT security and risk assessment
  • Experience with IPS/IDS and SIEM technologies
  • Strong communication and time management skills

ABOUT IXL LEARNING

IXL Learning is a leading educational technology company on a big mission: creating innovative learning experiences that help all learners reach their full potential. IXL's comprehensive curriculum and insightful analytics help more than 500,000 teachers deliver personalized instruction, and empower over 12 million students to achieve new learning milestones every day.

At IXL, we’re passionate about our mission of creating the best educational technology that improves learning for all students. We bring that same passion to creating a workplace that values diversity on the basis that all of us bring a unique perspective and experience that advances IXL’s mission.

We strive to increase diversity in race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, and physical or mental ability and to continually promote a work environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work.

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Role

Engineering

Experience Level

Mid Level

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