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Cyber Security Engineer

Location: Deerfield
Posted on: May 19, 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.

You will be involved in algorithm design, data structure at petabyte scale, imaging and speech processing, artificial intelligence and robotics, infrastructure and network designs at a massive scale.

We look for leaders and individual contributors in front end designers, backend Java programmers, Linux engineers, network engineers, software and algorithm designers (remember the big O notation?), AI implementers, image processing engineers, database designers (SQL and NoSQL), messaging engineers and security engineers with knowledge at protocol level.

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

Job Summary

Responsible for build, configuration, testing, and management of the organization's information security architecture.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for configuration, testing, and management of the organization's information security architecture
  • Designs, builds, operates and automates security solutions and processes to protect the integrity of the organization's networks, systems, applications and data
  • Works as a team member on problems of moderate scope, complexity, or diversity
  • May lead small projects and typically works on assignments of small to moderate scope in multiple technology platforms/business areas
  • Responsible for installation, configuration, testing and maintenance of vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, and application security tools (ie. IAST, DAST, MAST)
  • Conducts scoping, scheduling, analysis, and report writing for penetration tests
  • Recommends and implements solutions
  • Participates in identifying and implementing additional security controls
  • Continually evaluates and upgrades security features
  • Works with internal technology groups, development teams and partners to develop, implement, maintain and monitor security policies and procedures
  • Evaluates information security configurations when intrusions have occurred and monitors the effectiveness of implemented changes
  • Monitors overall compliance with security standards and conducts periodic security audits using techniques such as ethical hacking and penetration testing
  • Effectively resolves problems and roadblocks as they occur
  • Performs network security audits and testing and evaluates system security configurations to ensure efficacy and compliance with policies and procedures An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans

    About Walgreens Boots Alliance Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) is a global leader in retail pharmacy, impacting millions of lives every day through dispensing medicines, and providing accessible, high-quality care. With more than 170 years of trusted healthcare heritage and innovation in community pharmacy, the company is meeting customers' and patients' needs through its convenient retail locations, digital platforms and health and beauty products.
    Including equity method investments, WBA has a presence in more than 25 countries, employs more than 450,000 people and has more than 21,000 stores.
    WBA's purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. The company is proud of its contributions to healthy communities, a healthy planet, an inclusive workplace and a sustainable marketplace. WBA is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business.
    WBA is included in FORTUNE's 2021 list of the World's Most Admired Companies. This is the 28th consecutive year that WBA or its predecessor company, Walgreen Co., has been named to the list.
    More company information is available at

    Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree and at least 1 years or High School/GED + at least 4 years of experience in IT Industry
    • Knowledge of 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
    • Willing to travel up to/at least 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state)Preferred Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or Mathematics
      • Experience installing and configuring vulnerability management platforms
      • Strong background in penetration testing
      • Experience implementing application security platforms from the ground up including IAST, DAST, MAST, and SAST.
      • Experience analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.
      • Experience identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
      • CISSP or CISA or CEH Certification preferred

Keywords: WALGREENS, Arlington Heights , Cyber Security Engineer, Engineering , Deerfield, Illinois

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