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Symplicity

Senior IT Security Engineer Symplicity
Arlington, VA

Symplicity Corporation is a developer of SaaS-based software that enables institutions to streamline processes, improve outcomes and build relationships with their students and customers.

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About Symplicity

Job Description

Symplicity is a U.S. technology company building the world's leading student success software. With two decades of experience in the Education Technology space, we are deployed at more than 1,000 universities worldwide. We are incredibly proud to have helped more than 26 million students realize their dreams.

At Symplicity, we develop and maintain a suite of Software-as-a-Service products hosted in the AWS Cloud.

We're seeking a Senior IT Security Engineer to join our SE team responsible for keeping our systems and data secure. This is a hands-on position responsible for conducting security scans and remediations, detecting and responding to security events, performing compliance activities, keeping documentation up-to-date, devising and implementing security procedures, spreading knowledge in the company about good secure practices, and in general developing solutions to improve the security of our systems.

Responsibilities

* Lead our efforts towards periodic/frequent security scanning (including vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits) and timely remediation of vulnerabilities.
* Monitor our systems for security events and investigate/respond as appropriate.
* Take a lead role in the attainment/maintenance of all security-related certifications, such as ISO 27001 and FedRAMP.
* Devise and implement security policies and procedures. Further their adoption throughout the company.
* Participate in the creation and maintenance of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures) under the direction of the Director of Engineering.
* Devise security solutions or enhancements.

Requirements

* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or an Engineering related field, or equivalent experience.
* Relevant Security certification(s) such as: CISSP, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Security, and CCNP: Security.
* Minimum 8 years' experience working in an IT Security capacity; 3 years in a lead position.
* Working knowledge of vulnerability scanning tools and techniques, and experience with a wide variety of vulnerability remediations, especially in a public cloud hosted environment.
* Experience with conducting penetration testing and participating in security audits.
* Experience with monitoring for security events, evaluating and responding where appropriate.
* Strong knowledge of networks, firewalls, and security frameworks.
* Strong understanding of Linux operating systems.
* Experience with the AWS Cloud, specifically network configuration, security groups, IAM, etc.
* Experience with disaster recovery and business continuity planning and testing.
* Diligence in producing and maintaining documentation and evidence, especially for compliance activities.
* Good written and oral communication skills.

Differentiators

* Having taken a lead role in the successful attainment in ISO 27001 certification, preferably at a Software-as-a-Service product company.
* Having taken a lead role in the successful attainment of FedRAMP certification at your company.

Symplicity is proud to be an equal and diverse Employer. EEO/AAP/M/F/Disabled/Veteran.

About Symplicity

Symplicity Corporation is a developer of SaaS-based software that enables institutions to streamline processes, improve outcomes and build relationships with their students and customers.

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224 employees
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3003 Washington Blvd #900

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