Cybersecurity Infrastructure Engineer - Endpoint Security (Dallas, TX)

| Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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This is an environment unlike anything in the high-tech world and the secret of Costco's success is its culture. The value Costco puts on its employees is well documented in articles from a variety of publishers including Bloomberg and Forbes. Our employees and our members come FIRST. Costco is well known for its generosity and community service and has won many awards for its philanthropy. The company joins with its employees to take an active role in volunteering by sponsoring many opportunities to help others. In 2018, Costco contributed over $39 million to organizations such as United Way and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Costco IT is responsible for the technical future of Costco Wholesale, the second largest retailer in the world with wholesale operations in twelve countries. Despite our size and explosive international expansion, we continue to provide a family, employee centric atmosphere in which our employees thrive and succeed. As proof, Costco consistently ranks in the top five of Forbes "America's Best Employers".

The role of every Cybersecurity team member is to support the overarching values and business goals of Costco Wholesale as they relate to meeting legal, ethical, and regulatory obligations; protecting members' and employees' privacy; and maintaining a security technology environment for our operations. The Endpoint Security Engineer provides consultative services; works with suppliers for product consideration and recommendation; performs integration, monitoring and auditing of information system activities; advises on matters related to policies, standards and procedures; and mentors team members.

If you want to be a part of one of the BEST "to work for" companies in the world, simply apply and let your career be reimagined.

ROLE
  • Takes assessment of existing Cybersecurity Infrastructure platforms and tools.
  • Advises on roadmap for consolidation and integration of Cybersecurity platforms.
  • Mentors and develops team members.
  • Evaluates and hardens tooling and instrumentation to prevent cyber exploits.
  • Performs and/or coordinates regular security assessments of existing or new infrastructure.
  • Performs duties necessary to assist in establishing practices and system configurations to ensure the safety of information systems assets, and to protect information systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.
  • Works with information systems custodians (i.e., department managers, user community, and systems administrators) at different levels in the organization to understand their respective security needs; and assists with implementing practices and procedures consistent with Costco's Information Security Policy.
  • Assists with monitoring and auditing of information systems activities and systems to confirm information security policy compliance; and provides management with security policy compliance assessments and system monitoring reports.
  • Works with stakeholders to provide security solutions that support their business requirements.
  • Identifies, develops, and implements mechanisms to detect security incidents in order to enhance compliance with and support of security standards and procedures in place.
  • Conducts security risk assessments on new products and systems, periodic security risk assessments on existing systems; and identifies and/or recommends appropriate security countermeasures and best practices.
  • Coordinates activities or engagements with loss prevention; interacts with legal and law enforcement as required.
  • Identifies security gaps that expose Costco to potential exploit and develops short and long term prioritized remediation to address those gaps ensuring management is apprised of the risk in a timely manner

REQUIRED
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a minimum of 8 years' of information systems security experience.
  • High degree of ethics/confidentiality.
  • Experience with Endpoint Security technologies, best practices, and workflow.
  • Hands on work with Enterprise Device Management technologies such as Group Policy or SCCM.
  • Strong prioritization and investigative skills.
  • Good understanding of AV, EDR, FIM, IDS, vuln scanning, logging/monitoring, and other commonly implemented enterprise security technologies are a must.
  • Ability to work effectively, independent of assistance or supervision.
  • Innovative, creative and extremely responsive, with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Willing to share knowledge and assist others in understanding technical and business topics.
  • Working knowledge of information systems security standards and practices (e.g., access control and system hardening, system audit and log file monitoring, security policies, and incident handling).
  • Demonstrated experience of "hands on" security knowledge of one or more of the following platforms: Windows or UNIX.
  • Ability to clearly communicate Information Security matters to executives, auditors, end users, and engineers, using appropriate language, examples, and tone.
  • Experience with DNS, NTP, SMTP, and other commonly used foundational protocols.
  • Working knowledge of protocols and technologies such as TCP, UDP, SSL, FTP, NetBIOS, and DHCP.
  • Experience implementing controls for various cybersecurity & regulatory frameworks such as NIST, PCI, SOX, or HIPAA.
  • Ability to interpret information security data and processes to identify potential compliance issues.
  • Ability to quickly understand security systems in order to identify and validate security requirements.
  • Scheduling flexibility to meet the needs of the business, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Recommended
  • One or more professional security certifications, such as CISA or CISSP (or equivalent).
  • Experience with scripting/programming languages (PowerShell, shell scripting, python, etc.) a plus.
  • Experience integrating disparate systems using APIs is a plus.
  • Good working knowledge of Kerberos, SAML, OAUTH, and other authentication mechanisms are helpful.

Required Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume


California applicants, please click here to review the Costco Applicant Privacy Notice.

Apart from any religious or disability considerations, open availability is needed to meet the needs of the business. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the United States. Applicants and employees for this position will not be sponsored for work authorization, including, but not limited to H1-B visas.
More Information on Costco Wholesale
Costco Wholesale operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Seattle, WA and Tucson, AZ. Costco Wholesale was founded in 1983. It has 54818 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 78 open jobs at Costco Wholesale, click here.
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