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Security Engineer I - III (Boise, ID)

Location: 

Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

The Security Engineer I, II, or III enables the J.R. Simplot Company through effective cyber-risk management.  The individual in this role will apply technical security knowledge to solve common and complex security issues within established guidelines, recommend appropriate alternatives striking a balance between security and operational needs, and will be considered a subject matter expert.  The position requires the ability to exercise independent judgement within general to broadly defined policies and practices to identify or determine best methods for achieving security objectives.  Will be required to act as a team leader providing expertise or direction to team activities. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Recommends and implements security technical design and architecture to support new technology and compatibility with current infrastructure architecture (including SaaS and IoT technologies).
  • Primary contact enabling large technology projects through effective cyber-risk managed.
  • Keeps current on latest cybersecurity threats and recommend/implement solutions.
  • Participates in planning, design, implementation, and maintenance of security systems and controls.
  • Develops new security standards, procedures and policies, as necessary, to maintain the security of J.R. Simplot people, processes and technologies.
  • Conducts technical risk analysis / assessments to identify and qualify potential risks and recommends remediation strategies to help maintain an acceptable risk tolerance.
  • Partnering with business and technical teams to guide efforts in a direction that protects Company data and systems.
  • Contributes to forensic investigation efforts related to security incidents, policy violations, and legal and HR. response.

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

  • Experience working within an IT or technology organization of a large manufacturing company that utilizes a mix of off-the-shelf software and bespoke/custom built solutions, supported by various technologies.
  • Experience with a variety of security capabilities (end-point protection, security information event monitoring –SIEM, threat management, etc.)
  • Experience in the role of security subject matter expert providing leadership in the security field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, equivalent education and experience may be considered
  • 2+ years of directly related experience and training.
  • Ability to partnering with business and technical teams to guide efforts in a direction that protects Company data and systems.
  • Ability to perform technical risk analysis / assessments to identify and qualify potential risks and recommends remediation strategies to help maintain an acceptable risk tolerance.
  • Strong influence and negotiation skills
  • Experience responding to external and internal threats.

Required Certifications

  • (Preferred) One or more IT security certifications is strongly preferred: CISSP, ISSEP, CISM, GSEC, GICH, CCNP, etc.
  • (Preferred) Cloud Security (Azure or AWS)
  • (Preferred) Experience with one or more standard security technologies: SIEM, DLP, XDR, end-point protection, threat hunting, etc.

Other Information

COVID-19 vaccination required (medical or religious accommodations will be considered as appropriate).

Job Requisition ID: 7291

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.