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Zymergen

Senior Security Engineer Zymergen
Emeryville, CA

Zymergen researches, develops and manufactures microbes.

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Job Description

Senior Security Engineer

Founded in 2013 and based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Zymergen is a technology company unlocking the power of biology. We deliver better economics for products made from biology that are used across industries, bring new products to market faster, and develop novel products. Our proprietary platform uses robots and machine learning to engineer microbes faster, more predictably, and to a level of performance previously unattainable. These microbes, and the products they produce, have broad applications across industries such as chemicals and materials, agriculture, and healthcare. For more information visit www.zymergen.com.

At Zymergen IT, we are constantly improving our security practice and enforcing our security. Currently, we are looking for a senior IT security engineer who will have strong domain expertise in enterprise security architecture, endpoint security protection, and risk assessment and analysis. This is a unique opportunity to work with an innovative team in a business-critical discipline.

Job Description and Specific Responsibilities

Immediate responsibilities include:

* Develop and implement security technologies, standards, processes, policies, and guidelines for the enterprise
* Understand the trade-offs required to manage the different levels of risk tolerance and risk exposure across the organization and balance this with risk investments
* Coordinate with other groups to assess, implement, and monitor IT-related security risks/hazards
* Responsible for the day-to-day operations of technical security including, but not limited to, IPS/IDS, Vulnerability Scanning & Management, Patch Management, Encryption, Content Filtering, email hygiene, DLP, Identity & Access Management/SSO, and secure file sharing.
* Ensure Identity and Access reviews are performed periodically and follow through on findings and remediations
* Follow standards in accordance with company policies and regulations (ISO 27001, SOX, etc.)
* Prepare and present Security test findings to stakeholders.

Qualifications/Experience

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related technical field
* 8+ years of working experience in Information Security Domains
* Experience in planning and executing IT Security initiatives end to end
* Solid understanding of information security standards & practices
* Experience with security products from a variety of vendors (firewalls, intrusion detection systems, vulnerability scanners, multi-factor/strong authentication technologies, RADIUS/TACACS+ servers, logging, penetration testing software, etc.)
* Experience with a variety of security technologies and concepts (DMZ architectures, cryptography, forensics techniques, PKI, digital certificates/signatures, hashing/ciphers, IPsec, wireless technologies, URL filtering, etc.)
* Experience with endpoint security solutions including anti-virus, DLP, encryption, and malware remediation techniques.
* Experience analyzing and applying information security, risk management, and privacy practices
* Solid understanding of IT processes including security, incident management, configuration management, change management, release management, problem management, business continuity, and disaster recovery
* Expert knowledge and experience in a broad range of security controls and risk management frameworks (NIST, ISO 2700x)
* Excellent communication, verbal, and writing skills.

Preferred Competencies

* Comfortable in an AWS environment
* Technical Leadership capability with project and time management skills
* CISSP, CCSP or other Cyber Security related certifications
* Ability to train security/audit concepts

Additional Details

Founded in 2013 and based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Zymergen is a technology company unlocking the power of biology. We deliver better economics for products made from biology that are used across industries, bring new products to market faster, and develop novel products. Our proprietary platform uses robots and machine learning to engineer microbes faster, more predictably, and to a level of performance previously unattainable. These microbes, and the products they produce, have broad applications across industries such as chemicals and materials, agriculture, and healthcare. For more information visit www.zymergen.com.

About Zymergen

Zymergen researches, develops and manufactures microbes.

Headquarters
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743 employees
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5980 Horton St #105

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