Information/Cyber Security Principal Engineer

Milpitas, CA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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SonicWall has been fighting the cybercriminal industry for over 30 years, defending small- and medium-sized businesses and enterprises worldwide. Backed by research from SonicWall Capture Labs and the formidable resources of over 26,000 loyal channel partners around the globe, our award-winning, real-time breach detection and prevention solutions secure more than a million business and mobile networks and their emails, applications and data.

Ready to do your part in the cyber arms race? SonicWall offers fun, high-energy work environments at the leading edge of technology, networking and cybersecurity. Whether you’re in sales, marketing, engineering, product management, technical support or finance, you’ll have real opportunities to help protect more than 500,000 organizations across the globe. If you’re ready for a career that can impact change — and not just another job — join one of committed and enthusiastic SonicWall teams in offices around the world.

Principal Engineer, Cybersecurity

SonicWALL is looking for talented individuals who want to work in cutting edge technology with a dynamic, fast-growing company. If you have what it takes to thrive in this fast-paced environment and you meet the minimum requirements for this position, please contact us. We’d love to hear from you!

The candidate must possess excellent problem solving and communication skills. He or she must have a "can-do" attitude, be self-directed in a fast-paced engineering environment, as well as working as part of a team. In addition, the individual must be flexible, dependable, and have excellent time management skills.

• Very hands on Principal Engineer
• Measure Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and metrics
• Partner with the Chief Security Architect to implement Zero Trust principles
• Provide input, coordinate, and participate in testing of new security designs
• Deploy a comprehensive cybersecurity program that includes ongoing patching of systems to address known vulnerabilities, and the continued use of tools and frameworks to prevent, detect, and minimize cyber threats
• Planning, implementing, managing, monitoring and upgrading security measures for the protection of Engineering\Corporate labs, systems and networks
• Troubleshooting security and network problems
• Responding to all system and/or network security breaches in support of CSIRT
• Participating in the change management process
• Identifying, and addressing network and system vulnerabilities and data integrity threats
• Support privacy-based implementations for business and regulatory requirements
• Work closely with operational risk, compliance, legal and audit teams
• Investigate incoming incidents by correlating information from tools like -EDR, NDR, Cloud Security, Threat Intelligence, sandboxes, live forensics.
• Use of OSINT tools like: Virus Total, AbuseIPDB, IPVoid, Shodan etc. in order to better investigate security incidents
• Create new monitoring rules in SIEM for the onboarded technologies: (ex:Windows, Linux, Firewall, Proxy, O365, IPS, etc.)
• Perform fine-tuning on the existing rules to reduce the number of false-positives across the organization
• Guides and supports Cyber Defense Team analysts with processes, tools and in alert investigation and response.
• Able to conduct cyber risk assessments using frameworks or standards like NIST CSF, ISO 27001/2, PCI, CIS Top 20, CMMC, or other industry measurement tools
• Performs threat hunting and proactively identifies IOCs (indicators of compromise).
• Results oriented with a strong focus on quality

• Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
• 7+ years of experience in Cybersecurity
• Knowledge of Windows, Macintosh and Linux systems
• Knowledge of regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), etc.
• Experience in public and private clouds: AWS, Azure, OpenStack, KVM, HyperV, VMWare
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English with the ability to represent and advocate complex technical concepts externally
• Highly self-motivated and directed, and keen attention to detail


Job perks/benefits: Flex hours
Job region: North America
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