Lead Security Engineer

US, US, CA - San Diego

Minimum Level of Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Percentage of Travel: Up to 10%

Location: CA - San Diego

Ref#: 100036

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Job Description

Our Lead Security Engineer is responsible for promotes awareness and adoption of cybersecurity development methods that achieve secure product services and solutions across our globally distributed teams.  This role oversees and implements the security and compliance of our application and infrastructure by driving processes and programs that safeguard the privacy and security of our users, staying several steps ahead of where the industry is going.


Essential Responsibilities


  • Research threat activity and recommend appropriate remediation
  • Maintain an accurate audit trail of security events and requests
  • Generate, execute, and analyze security reports
  • Lead efforts in the development of security tool requirements, trials, and evaluations, as well as security operations procedures and processes
  • Maintain, configure, and analyze network and host-based security platforms, including vulnerability scanning systems and tools
  • Lead effort on Network-based Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS), Host-based Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (HIDS/HIPS), file integrity verification and monitoring software, and Application (Layer 7) Firewall
  • Work on Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Log Indexing and Correlation platform, Anti-virus and anti-spyware console, firewall and network access controls lists, web and email proxy and filtering systems, and physical access control systems
  • Evaluate systems using vulnerability scanners and manual techniques to verify system security settings and configurations
  • Provide after-hours support on an as needed basis

Basic Qualifications
  • 5+ years Information Security Experience
  • Functional knowledge of system and network security fundamentals
  • Knowledge of desktop, server, application, database, and network security principles for risk identification analysis
  • Working knowledge of incident response, security infrastructure management, and monitoring services
  • Hands on experience with security tools and platforms such as endpoint protection, advanced malware protection, SIEM, DLP, IPS / IDS, firewalls, etc.
  • Experience in cyber threat and vulnerability analysis and remediation
  • Experience in forensic examination and penetration testing tools
  • Understanding of the system hardening processes, tools, guidelines and benchmarks
  • Understanding of encryption technologies
    Preferred Qualifications
      • Bachelor of Science degree in computer science other related
      • Information Security Certification (CISSP, GSEC, etc.) or other related security certification highly desired
      • Experience with HIPAA Security Rule and International Privacy Laws


      NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here.

      About NuVasive
      NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery and beyond with minimally invasive, procedurally-integrated solutions designed to deliver reproducible and clinically-proven surgical outcomes.The Company’s portfolio includes access instruments, implantable hardware, biologics, software systems for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative monitoring service offerings. With $962 million in revenues (2016), NuVasive has an approximate 2,300 person workforce in more than 40 countries serving surgeons, hospitals and patients. For more information, please visit www.nuvasive.com.
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