• Cyber Security Tools Engineer - Info Security Analyst (II or III or IV)

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
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  • Overview

    If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.


    IT at The Standard:


    When you work at The Standard, you are part of a company that provides customers financial well-being and peace of mind. As a member of our GRC team, you work side by side with the business and IT, pursuing strategic opportunities for our company. It’s an exciting time with new products, new distribution channels and new customer needs that are driving big investments in technology. At The Standard, we are large enough for big opportunities and small enough for big impact.



    The Role:


    The Cyber Security Tools Engineer will be responsible for addressing wide ranges of opportunities, including evaluating technologies, writing code and integrating systems where needed to improve security. The candidate will be a significant player in automation, new technology investigation, development, and integration.


    Responsibilities include:


    • Build security utilities and tools for internal use that enable you and your fellow Security Operational Analysts to operate at high speed and wide scale.
    • Support existing security solutions and partner with other security teams for the engineering, implementation and integration of any new enhancements made to existing security solutions in support of improving overall enterprise security.
    • Ensure security tools and solutions hardware/software/devices are operating effectively and updated in a timely manner.
    • Develop and maintain documentation, guidelines and procedures in support of The Standard’s policies, standards and guidelines.
    • Determine appropriate levels of security configuration, controls and monitoring.
    • Support the engineering and deployment of new security solutions.
    • Understand the latest threat techniques and support appropriate countermeasures, configurations and awareness.
    • Create/develop and manage a compelling set of current and next generation capability and usage demos to evangelize with partners at events, tradeshows, webinars, hackathons, etc.
    • Maintain operational and engineering guidelines and processes to directly support The Standard’s security architecture and design.
    • Participate in scheduled maintenance windows and after hour support calls, as required.
    • Support Security Incident Response – up to 25% of their time will be spent on Security Operations Analysis, and supporting incident response.




    KNOWLEDGE: As an expert in the field, uses professional concepts in developing resolution to critical issues and broad design matters. 

    • Professional certifications are preferred for this role and candidates are expected to have clearly demonstrated technical acumen through attaining multiple technical certifications in addition to work experience and any published work. Certifications which include a hands-on practicum are weighted more heavily in consideration than those without. Some examples would be a variety of combinations of the following:
    • ICCSP
    • CCNA



    JOB COMPLEXITY: Works on issues that impact design/selling success or address future concepts, products or technologies. Often serves as consultant to management and external spokesperson for the organization.


    SUPERVISION: Exercises wide latitude in determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments.


    EXPERIENCE: Typically requires a minimum of 5+ years of related experience. In some companies, the requirement will be less. At this level, a graduate degree may be expected. Experience in security incident response is a must. 



    Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.


    For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity applicant rights, click  here.


    Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871.  This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process.  General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.


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