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Senior Security Engineer

Company: Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals
Location: Novato
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Why Join Us?

Be a hero for our rare disease patients

At Ultragenyx, we fundamentally believe that taking real impactful action to care for the needs of patients and our people is always the right thing to do. To achieve this goal, our vision is to lead the future of rare disease medicine. For us, this means going where other biopharma companies won't go - challenging the status quo and creating a new model that advances our field so more patients and caregivers can benefit from life-changing treatments. We do this by following the science, applying a novel rapid development approach, making innovative medicines at fair and reasonable prices, and creating a collaborative ecosystem to reach patients in ways that are most meaningful for them.

Our commitment and care for patients extends to our people, so culture is an essential cornerstone for Ultragenyx. We remain continuously focused on creating a supportive and inclusive environment of profound learning and growth - so employees can thrive in all areas of their lives, in and outside of work. Ultimately, we want to be an organization where we would be proud for our family, friends and children to work.

If you want to have a meaningful impact, do the best work of your career, and grow a lot, both professionally and personally, come join our team. During the COVID-19 Outbreak, we are committed to our hiring process. The health and safety of our employees and prospective employees take priority which means at this time our approach will include video discussions, interviews, and onboarding.

Why Join Us?

Be a hero for our rare disease patients

At Ultragenyx, we fundamentally believe that taking real impactful action to care for the needs of patients and our people is always the right thing to do. To achieve this goal, our vision is to lead the future of rare disease medicine. For us, this means going where other biopharma companies won't go - challenging the status quo and creating a new model that advances our field so more patients and caregivers can benefit from life-changing treatments. We do this by following the science, applying a novel rapid development approach, making innovative medicines at fair and reasonable prices, and creating a collaborative ecosystem to reach patients in ways that are most meaningful for them.

Our commitment and care for patients extends to our people, so culture is an essential cornerstone for Ultragenyx. We remain continuously focused on creating a supportive and inclusive environment of profound learning and growth - so employees can thrive in all areas of their lives, in and outside of work. Ultimately, we want to be an organization where we would be proud for our family, friends and children to work.

If you want to have a meaningful impact, do the best work of your career, and grow a lot, both professionally and personally, come join our team. During the COVID-19 Outbreak, we are committed to our hiring process. The health and safety of our employees and prospective employees take priority which means at this time our approach will include video discussions, interviews, and onboarding.

Position Summary:

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https://ultragenyxpharma.box.com/s/vnzye7ztk0ju1x22ic5cfv6zcd7rcvk6

ultradedicated - Your biggest challenges yield rare possibilities

Ultragenyx is looking for a Senior Security Engineer as an essential member of the Information Security and Privacy program. You will support the mission of the Information Security team, manage the risk to our company, and will ensure business understanding, effective governance, security of Ultragenyx's information integrity. You will oversee designing, engineering, implementing and maintaining risk appropriate security solutions for Ultragenyx. Is also responsible for supporting and publishing standard operating procedures around security processes. You will report to the Director of Information Security.

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to and support activity within the information security roadmap, including the development of procedures, methods and programs.
  • Manage and secure all assets within the on premise, Colo, Azure and AWS cloud environments.
  • Manage Azure security and compliance tools.
  • Analyze current security infrastructure and identify security solutions to be implemented to meet organization requirements.
  • Work with and provide direction to Security Operations Center and other service providers on information and cyber security processes, responses, and technologies.
  • Implement and administer security tools such as: IDS/IPS, DLP/CASB, SIEM, Endpoint EDR, VPN, SASE, WAF.
  • Manage vulnerability scanning tools and reports
  • Develop cloud monitoring capabilities, dashboards, and associated KPI/KRIs.
  • Implement event-driven automations on cloud-native tooling.
  • Consult on enterprise cloud security strategy and participate in mapping activities.
  • Work with IT Infrastructure and operations along with third-party service providers.
  • Respond to information system security incidents, including investigation of, countermeasures to, and recovery from security events and incidents; work and coordinates with third-party incident responders, and law enforcement.
  • Provide management with up-to-date information on the different threats and security vulnerabilities, that we may face.
  • Allow risk assessments.
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned

Technical Requirements & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or equivalent degree
  • 6+ years of overall information security engineering and technology operations experience.
  • Security+, SSCP, CISSP, CCSP or similar certification desirable.
  • technical abilities, with a focus on prioritization and appropriate.
  • background with Azure Cloud security and compliance tools.
  • knowledge of networks, operating systems, cryptography, preventive, and detective security solutions.
  • background in network, OS, and API security
  • Experience in Firewall, Web Proxies, Web Application Firewall, Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS/IDS), Windows, Linux, Apple, RDP technologies, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) or Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) solutions. CASB/SASE,
  • Knowledge of Vulnerability scanning tools
  • Knowledge of AWS architecture, security, and services
  • Able to read, and occasionally write Java, Python, Perl, or PowerShell.
  • Knowledge of and experience developing and documenting security architecture and plans, including strategic, tactical and project plans..
  • to analyze security requirements and relate them to proper security controls.
  • Experience in system technology security testing (vulnerability scanning and penetration testing).
  • with a focus on collaboration and when working with both external and your team.

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Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital and veteran status. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and for qualified disabled veterans in job application procedures, as required by applicable law. If you have any difficulty using our online application system and need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact Talent Acquisition by calling: (415) 483-8800 or by emailing us at talentacquisition@ultragenyx.com. For electronic email and mail inquiries, please include a description of your requested accommodation, your name and contact information.

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Note to External Recruiters: All candidate activity and open positions are managed strictly through our Human Resources Department. Our Human Resources Department kindly requests that recruiters not contact employees/hiring managers directly in an attempt to solicit business and present candidates. Please note that failure to comply with this request will be a factor in determining a professional relationship with our organization. Submission of unsolicited resumes prior to an agreement set in place between the Human Resources Department and the recruiting agency will not create any implied obligation. Inquiries on developing a recruiting relationship with us, may be directed to: talentacquisition@ultragenyx.com.

Keywords: Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals, Novato , Senior Security Engineer, Other , Novato, California

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