Information Security Operations Engineer

  • Remote, Any City, Home Office, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

When you join Renaissance®, you join a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology. Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters—creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom.

Our fiercely passionate employees and educational partners have helped drive phenomenal student growth, with Renaissance solutions being used in over one-third of US schools and in more than 100 countries worldwide! Every day, we are connected to our mission by exemplifying our values: trust each other, win together, strive for the best, own our actions, and grow and evolve.

Job Description

Our information security team is responsible for enabling the secure development and delivery of applications, services, and business processes which empower school systems to accelerate learning for all. As a member of this team, you'll be at the center of information security operations spanning multiple data centers, cloud platforms, and business units. You'll collaborate with product teams, information technology teams, operations teams, and your teammates to take ideas from concept to reality, utilizing your full range of technical, collaboration, and problem-solving skills. 

In this role, you will: 

  • Manage and configure tools to monitor activity on networks, cloud platforms, and systems 

  • Monitor, evaluate, and action alerts from security systems 

  • Assess technical controls and identify areas of improvement 

  • Analyze reports and raw data to identify unusual or anomalous behavior 

  • Work, coordinate, and collaborate with a globally distributed team 

  • Assist in maintaining standard operational procedure 

  • Assess risk associated with information systems and cloud platforms 

  • Evaluate and apply threat intelligence 

  • Implement best practices and standards in information security, cloud operations, and systems provisioning 

  • Effectively communicate up, down, and across the organization 


For this role, you must have: 

  • Formal information security, network security, secure development, compliance, or data science training  

  • Strong ability to apply key information security concepts and frameworks to business and technical problems as part of a larger risk management process 

  • Experience with information security best practices, tools, techniques, and frameworks. 

  • Experience evaluating, prioritizing, and fulfilling operational requests at high levels of quality and efficiency 

Bonus points for: 

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in IT related field 

  • Information security certifications such as Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 

  • Experience with automation and infrastructure as code 

  • Experience in cybersecurity incident response 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Salary Range - $79,800 - $120,000  This range is based on national market data and may vary by location.


  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • 401K with generous matching
  • Generous Tuition & Professional Development Reimbursement
  • 10+ paid holidays and Vacation Time Off
  • 2 Volunteer Days off yearly
  • 14 weeks fully paid family leave

At Renaissance our mission is: “To accelerate learning for all children and adults of all ability levels and ethnic and social backgrounds, worldwide.” Inherent in that guiding principle is dedication to serving all identities by recognizing the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in our organization, our work, and our products.

Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented minorities will only apply to roles if they meet 100% of the qualifications. At Renaissance, we write our job descriptions to articulate our flexibility and we encourage all applications. Roles evolve over time, especially with innovation, and you may be just the person we need into the future. NO ONE ever meets 100% of the criteria in a job post. We hope you're open to learning new skills to grow with us. Make our team, your team!



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