Cengage Learning Cybersecurity Engineer, Cloud in Boston, Massachusetts
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The Cybersecurity Engineer, Cloud will secure Cengage Group's infrastructure against insider and outsider threats. Working with the Cybersecurity Manager, they will build, develop, and deploy systems to investigate and hunt for suspicious activity. We are looking for diligent and curious people to be a part of our Cybersecurity team! You will be responsible for supporting the build of a cloud security program. You will also be analyzing and defending Cengage’s application, network, server, and end user environment in a multitude of situations. Concentrating on securing the Cengage Cloud environment, you will work with members of the CloudOps team to find and fix potential bugs, vulnerabilities, and misconfigurations in the cloud environment. This role for the Compliance & Security team protects Cengage’s customers, employees, brand, and data.
What you'll do here:
Deploys and maintains large-scale enterprise level security services
Leads projects from requirements gatherings and scope to implementation and rollout
Define and implement appropriate policies for AWS security solutions
Work closely with the DevOps to provide guidance on vulnerabilities in the Cengage cloud environment
Review security controls and configuration requirements (e.g., network design, database access, security testing, authentication methods, implementation of encryption, privilege management, logging, input validation, etc.)
Track security violations and identify trends or exposures that could be addressed by additional training, technical measures, or use of application tools to improve security
Develop, implement, and handle security auditing, monitoring, and response
Develop consistent methods for reporting overall security status and security maturity of our cloud platforms, and our cloud operations.
Evaluate the security of any third party or natively provided cloud tools and services
Partner with, train, and empower peers in the Development and DevOps teams
Assists on making key decisions to drive the technical direction
Identifies and makes plans to address areas for process improvement
Participates and collaborates cross-functionally with groups
Engages and manages relationships with vendors
Participates in an on-call rotation
Closure time/rate for security defects
Ability to integrate security tools
Performance of network assessments
Overall advancement of our cloud security posture and maturity.
Skills you will need here:
3+ years of experience in cybersecurity engineering
Outstanding knowledge of AWS and Cloud security tools (Divvy, Lacework, etc.)
Knowledge of information security principles and technologies
Demonstrated experience with deploying and supporting a range of security capabilities to mitigate enterprise risks
Ability to automate processes when possible
Ability to identify sophisticated problems and develop appropriate solutions
Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects and activities
Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail
Ability to work multi-functionally and collaboratively
Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity, Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or similar.
Cybersecurity Certifications a plus
AWS Certifications a plus
Experience with information security best practices and security frameworks.
Experience with current cyber threats and tactics used to infiltrate computer networks
Experience with network intrusion detection and response operations
Strong background in networking
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About Cengage Group
Cengage Group, a global education technology company serving millions of learners, provides affordable, quality digital products and services that equip students with the skills and competencies needed to be job ready. For more than 100 years, we have enabled the power and joy of learning with trusted, engaging content, and now, integrated digital platforms. We serve the higher education, workforce skills, secondary education, English language teaching and research markets worldwide. Through our scalable technology, including MindTap and Cengage Unlimited, we support all learners who seek to improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.
Cengage Group, a global education technology company serving millions of learners, provides affordable, quality digital products and services that equip students with the skills and competencies needed to be job ready. For more than 100 years, we have enabled the power and joy of learning with trusted, engaging content, and now, integrated digital platforms.
We serve the higher education, workforce skills, secondary education, English language teaching and research markets worldwide. Through our scalable technology, including MindTap and Cengage Unlimited, we support all learners who seek to improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.
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