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We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $1.91 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,800 employees in 17 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.
PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.
As a Sr. Security Engineer reporting directly to the Global Information Security Officer, you will be part of a highly functioning and ambitious team that plays a key role in supporting the transformation of platforms and applications across the firm. Are you a big-picture strategic thinker, who is able to pay close attention to details and autonomously drive initiatives throughout the enterprise? This position is an exciting role for you if you are eager to drive multiple security programs in a new direction! We present opportunities to advise on cybersecurity strategy and implementation to senior management. The Information Security Team values ambitious-entrepreneurial attitude and fosters an environment for professional growth and career development. You should be an excellent communicator and unafraid to ask the tough questions, to challenge the status quo, and inspire change. You will be a meaningful culture carrier for the organization, who models the right behaviors for the team, and helps craft a shared sense of leadership and accountability across technology.
Breadth of experience and working knowledge across multiple security disciplines including security architecture, network security, cloud security, endpoint security, email security, privilege access, security operations center, vulnerability management, and incident response
Develop skills, technical capabilities, and methods to deliver the best cyber defense capability to protect IT assets from cyber threats, attacks, and exploitation
Maintain situational awareness of meaningful cyber defense initiatives, indicator lists, threat reports, incident response techniques, and cyber defense technologies to ensure that cyber defenses are effective and incorporating the best protections
Provide critical input into the selection, configuration, and implementation of new and existing security technology solutions
Proven understanding as to what is required to prevent security exploits, how to detect security attacks and anomalies, and how to respond to security incidents and intrusions
Dedicatedly identify ("threat hunting") and analyze new and emerging threats in addition to countermeasures, controls to ensure adequate protection/capabilities
Build and lead security service provider relationship(s) including but not limited to contracts, use case development, service level agreements, and work flow/process development
Serve as information security domain authority, trusted advisor
Complete administrative tasks like status reporting and project plan completion
Provide Leadership and mentorship to less experienced members of the Information Security Team
Minimum 7 years of experience working within an Information Security team
Master's or Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Systems and/or equivalent experience in a related field.
Advanced industry certifications a plus, e.g. SANS GIAC, OSCP/E, Security+, Network+, CySA+, CASP+, CISSM, CISM, CCSP, CEH, CCNA, CCNA Cyber Ops.
Solid understanding of threat models, adversary tactics and methodologies, and threat intelligence
Strong analytical skills and ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems, driving solutions through to completion
Script development (Python, VBscript, and Powershell) a plus
Programming skills in at least one of the primary programming languages: C#, Python, C++, .NET or Java
Solid grasp of SQL languages
Ability to meet established deadlines; a self-starter and be able to work independently as well as being a standout colleague
Strong facilitation of skills and a clear ability to build strong relationships with business partners at all levels, including senior managers
Demonstrated ability to translate business drivers and priorities into security design
Ability to translate complex technical information across all levels of the organization
PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
Medical, dental, and vision coverage
Life insurance and travel coverage
401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office