Cybersecurity Engineer

  • 225 S Sepulveda Blvd, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, USA
  • Full-time
  • Employment Status: Regular

Company Description

Join the thousands of innovators, advocates and forces who are making an impact every day at one of the biggest footwear brands in the world. Whether you love to connect with consumers on the retail floor or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the SKECHERS team is the place to be. Learn more about our brand at skx.com. 

Job Description

Our Cybersecurity Engineers at Skechers are key members of our global cybersecurity team. This role is responsible for deploying, tuning, and managing security tools as well as continuously improving Skechers overall cybersecurity posture. While on the front lines of our global cyber defense practice, you’ll also be part of a team responding to incidents and alerts, while working proactively to identify and resolve cybersecurity issues. The role will involve working closely with various infrastructure, application, and business teams globally to identify and respond to issues as well as help facilitate secure operations.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to join an agile cybersecurity team with an eye for innovation and a continuous improvement mindset. The candidate who will find the most success and fulfillment brings a genuine interest and passion for cybersecurity, a love for learning, a positive attitude, and a desire to roll up their sleeves and dive into the deep end.

Essential Job Results-

  • Expand, tune, manage and derive value from log and event aggregation and analysis platforms
  • Evaluate, deploy, and maintain innovative security tools, technology, and systems
  • Perform security assessments on new and existing systems, processes, and technology
  • Define policies for email security, endpoint protection, application whitelisting, and other systems and network enforcement points
  • Triage alerts and reports received from various sources and perform incident response in real time as needed
  • Collaborate to define cybersecurity standards and develop secure procedures
  • Work closely with multiple global groups and business units to provide guidance and support
  • Engage in threat hunting and proactive security operations
  • Perform regular security and vulnerability reviews and participate in periodic security and compliance audits
  • Stay current with continually changing threat landscape and defensive capabilities

Technical Qualifications

  • Advanced experience with SIEM event log management, aggregation, alerting, and monitoring
  • Strong knowledge of network and application protocols and their associated security implications (TCP/IP, HTTP, TLS, SSH, DNS, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of security concepts relating to identity and access management, network architecture, and systems hardening in a large heterogeneous environment
  • Understanding of network, application, and host based security systems including firewalls, VPN, PKI, cryptography, antivirus, IPS/IDS, and wireless security
  • Experience with managing and configuring antivirus and endpoint protection software
  • Experience working with servers and workstations running Windows, Linux, and OS X
  • Working knowledge of scripting and automation (Python, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Strong experience with public cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP) a plus

Team Qualifications

  • Excels in developing and maintaining working relationships with an ability to focus on the task at hand
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Strong work ethic with attention to detail and ability to follow evidence
  • Strong documentation habits with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Assumes a lead role in cybersecurity projects, incident response, and developing new concepts
  • Ability to simplify and communicate complex data into a more easily understandable format
  • ·Mentors junior team members

Education and Experience-

  • Strong working knowledge in cybersecurity, systems, cloud, or network engineering
  • 5+ years of experience in a dedicated cybersecurity role, or a combination of equivalent information technology experience, training, and education.
  • GIAC, (ISC)2 , or equivalent certifications a plus

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.

Additional Information

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times. The employee is regularly required to lift a 35 - 40lb dress form for garment evaluations.

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