Security Engineer

DreamBox Learning - Bellevue, Washington - Full time

What You'll Need to be Successful:

  • 2 years or more of experience in an information security role
  • Experience designing secure networks, systems and application architectures
  • Experience planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures
  • Broad and detailed experience with computer forensic tools, technologies and methods, including anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering
  • Test Automation design, configuration and operation
  • Configuration automation (Chef, Puppet, Ansible)
  • Preference to candidates who have a security certification, such as CISSP, ISSEP, or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Git and various hosted Git implementations (GitHub, BitBucket)


  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Robust problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of potential attack vectors such as XSS, injection, hijacking, social engineering, and so on
  • Working knowledge of compliance standards such as FERPA, COPPA, GDPR, and ISO 27000.
  • OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Top Ten Risk Factors


  • Intermediate-level expertise with risk assessment methodology and risk analysis preparation
  • Intermediate-level AWS Cloud configuration, particularly monitoring and security components
  • Intermediate-level setup and configuration of vulnerability detection software, such as Nexpose, Nessus, Threat Stack, or AWS Inspector
  • Advanced-level expertise with Microsoft Word and Excel, including templating and style sheet use.

What to Expect:

  • Identify and define system security requirements to develop information security plans and policies
  • Test for security vulnerabilities, up to and including conducting penetration testing
  • Develop and carry out information security plans and policies
  • Develop strategies to respond to and recover from a security breach
  • Prepare and present awareness training to internal staff on information security standards, policies and practices
  • Lead incident response, including steps to minimize the impact and then conducting a technical and forensic investigation into how the breach happened and the extent of the damage
  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices
  • Develop technical solutions to automate security testing and audit tasks
  • Stay up to date with latest security technology and trends
  • Perform regular audits and provide reports

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Experience Level

Mid Level

DreamBox Learning

We’ve helped over 2 million kids and 75,000 teachers, but our mission is to inspire all students, everywhere, to think differently about math – and love it.

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