Senior Security Engineer - Common Criteria

Location US-CA-San Luis Obispo
Job ID
2022-28349
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Information Technology

 

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At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centred on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

 

The Security Engineer performs an evaluation of security products against the US Common Criteria Scheme (NIAP). This includes authoring security documentation, evaluating product designs and performing product testing. A Sr. Security Engineer is able to work independently and performs assigned trusted product evaluation tasks in accordance with the UL and NIAP technical procedures. 

As a senior member of the team Sr. Security Engineer provides technical leadership and expertise.   

What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Perform security evaluation activities as needed including presentations to customers.  
  • Perform consulting and GAP analysis with regards to evaluation requirements. 
  • Design and prepare instructions, procedures, tools and methods for conducting security evaluations 
  • Perform technical training of assigned staff and modification of equipment, methods or procedures 
  • Mentor more junior security engineers in the performance of security evaluations.  
  • Perform senior technical review activities for security evaluations 
  • Maintain/improve technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, participating in professional societies and cross-departmental task forces as needed. 

What makes you a great fit:

  • Knowledge and experience with Common Criteria and the ability to present to customers and certification authorities. 
  • Proven experience in customer-facing advisory services, technical expertise, and communication skills 
  • Able to quickly adapt to various technical and organizational environments, and ability to coach other team members 
  • Functional testing experience/expertise 
  • Experience setting up networks and familiarity with IP addressing schemes.  
  • Knowledge of common security related protocols and their design (i.e. SSH, IPsec, TLS, etc.)  
  • Knowledge of cryptographic algorithms and encryption modes  
  • University Degree (Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree), preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Software, Security or a technically related discipline or 5+ years of related experience  
  • Software development experience is a plus 
  • Security certifications (CISSP, CCNA, etc.) is a plus 
  • Vulnerability Analysis and/or penetration testing experience is a plus.
  • A self-motivated team player who is able to work independently and likes to bring new ideas for technical development.
  • UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.  You will shape the way we approach and deliver our solutions to promote safe living and working environments for people everywhere.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people”. Work with colleagues, who you can listen and learn from and challenge each other so that you can continually push for excellence and results.
  • Interesting work: Your work at UL will challenge you to try fresh approaches, be empowered to drive change and help you gain in-depth experience in your field. And as a global company, in many roles,  you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: Growth and development are part of our DNA. Grow & achieve with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages as well as a technical training track for applicable roles.

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.


Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit our company page www.UL.com

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