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Principal Engineer - Cyber Security and Identity (Remote)

Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Would you like to see the impact of your work on the real world? Is hands-on world class engineering and problem-solving part of your passion? Welcome to WBA Tech.

We are a team of technologists, under our visionary CEO Rosalind Brewer, working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, affordable, easier to use, efficient, and patient-focused. Through the user of technology, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the center of everything we do. You will be part of a team that will build the future of a healthcare platform that connects customers with doctors' offices, hospitals, care centers, pharmacies, insurers and payors. Working for WBA Tech is rewarding because your efforts will make a true difference to customers and patients across the communities we serve in the U.S.

WBA is on the Fortune 500 list and our company purpose is more joyful lives through better health.

Job Summary

Builds the most complex or industry-leading technical Security and Identity Platforms to protect the integrity of digital networks, systems, applications and data. Leads in designing, enhancing, building, operating, and automating key information security and Identity solutions and processes to protect the integrity of the organization's digital network, systems, applications and data.

Job Responsibility

  • Designs the most complex or industry-leading technical security programs to protect the integrity of digital networks, systems, applications and data. Leads in designing, enhancing, building, operating and automating key information security solutions and processes to protect the integrity of the organization's digital network, systems, applications and data.
  • Consults with internal development teams to anticipate threats, advise on defensive coding strategies and remediate vulnerabilities in software.
  • Meets and evangelizes with internal business partners and customers to design and develop information security requirements and conduct risk assessments.
  • Provides technical leadership on highly complex security projects to solve the more challenging security problems.
  • Participates in complex security risk analyses and reviews of third-party software, service providers and contracts.
  • Stays current on evolving security and legislative / regulatory changes related to security.
  • Develops, or may lead in developing, technical / business approaches and new or enhanced technical tools.
  • Proactively anticipates and assesses potential items of risk and opportunities of vulnerabilities in the network and systems.
  • Develops or participates in the development of complex technical solutions that meet specifications and that impact future applications.
  • Recognized internally and externally as an expert in the field. Determines leading edge technical / business approaches and/or develops major new technical tools.
  • Performs network security audits and testing and evaluates system security configurations to ensure efficacy and compliance with policies and procedures. About Walgreens and WBA
    Walgreens () is included in the U.S. Retail Pharmacy and U.S. Healthcare segments of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail leader with a 170-year heritage of caring for communities. WBA's purpose is to create more joyful lives through better health. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving nearly 10 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services, including those that drive equitable access to care for the nation's medically underserved populations. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high-quality products and services in communities nationwide.

    Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree and at least 6 years experience in IT security OR, High School Diploma/GED and at least 9 years experience in IT security.
    • At least 4 years of experience working with security protocols and standards, vulnerability assessment tools, packet analyzers, scripting languages and security management suites, penetration testing tools and countermeasures and mitigation techniques applied to web applications.
    • Experience with security engineering, identity engineering security applications engineering and/or security infrastructure engineering
    • Experience establishing & maintaining relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization, in the business community & with vendors.
    • Experience interacting at the executive level
    • At least 2 years of experience contributing to financial decisions in the workplace
    • At least 3 years of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross-functional team leadership
    • Willing to travel up to/at least 10% of the time for business purposes within state and out of state. Preferred Qualifications
      • Expert in Security Automation Testing Tools
      • Expert in Security Event Automation / Orchestration Technologies
      • Deep Knowledge and Experience with Cloud Security Principles
      • Identity and Access Management Domain expertise
      • Expert level experience with one or more programming languages (Java, JavaScript, NodeJS, Perl etc)
      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or Mathematics highly preferred
      • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates
      • Experience analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions
      • CISSP or CISA preferred An employee in this position can expect a salary between $98,100 and $267,000 plus bonus pursuant to the terms of any bonus plan, if applicable, will depend on experience, seniority, geographic locations, and other factors permitted by law.
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Keywords: WALGREENS, Arlington Heights , Principal Engineer - Cyber Security and Identity (Remote), Education / Teaching , Deerfield, Illinois

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