Security Engineer

Austin, Texas, USA

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We are a team on a mission, to put accessible and affordable healthcare in the hands of every person on earth. Our mission is bold and ambitious, and it’s one that’s shared by our team who shares our values, to dream big, build fast and be brilliant.
To achieve this, we’ve brought together one of the largest teams of scientists, clinicians, mathematicians and engineers to focus on combining the ever-growing computing power of machines, with the best medical expertise of humans, to create a comprehensive, immediate and personalized health service and make it universally available.
At Babylon our people aren’t just part of a team, they’re part of something bigger. We’re a vibrant community of creative thinkers and doers, forging the way for a new generation of healthcare. We’re only as good as our people. So, finding the best people is everything to us.
We serve millions, but we choose our people one at a time…
Purpose of the Role
Security Engineers will play a key role in implementing and championing Babylon’s Security By Design agenda, to minimise application security risks and avoid security deployment errors. Security Engineers will implement security architecture blueprints / patterns and standards and secure engineering principles, and will oversee and support the implementation of secure coding and development practices throughout SuperTribes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Champions Security by Design in Engineering 
  • Develops and maintains own supertribe’s secure coding standards
  • Implements security architectures, design principles, best practice security engineering methods
  • Works with other developers / engineers to ensure security is built into active development design; establishing security requirements, completing and reviewing threat models
  • Performs security testing and validation to create and maintain secure products and cloud solutions
  • Self-assesses and manages operational conformity
  • Provides security design advice to commercial and product teams, ensuring that security requirements are established for the development of new and enhanced services.

Key Skills required

  • Strong technical background, with a firm understanding of enterprise systems
  • Good understanding of SDLC and modern development methodologies 
  • Strong knowledge and experience of relevant coding language/s 
  • Good cryptography implementation expertise 
  • Working knowledge of common security architectures (e.g. TOGAF,  SABSA, OSA) and security architecture standards 
  • In depth understanding of security threats, attack patterns, common and emerging security vulnerabilities and how they manifest themselves in different types of environments and applications
  • Strong knowledge of OWASP Top 10, NIST/ CSC, CIS, SANS Top 25 etc.
  • Understands the legal and regulatory environment within which the business operates and has knowledge of relevant security related legal and regulatory requirements 
  • Threat modelling experience 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of information security risk management methodologies and best practices.

Person Specification

  • Inquisitive mind, critical thinker, excellent problem solving skills 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Tenacious nature, works well under pressure 
  • Is practical, able to apply theoretical / academic principles  in a practical, consumable manner
  • Fast learner - committed to continual learning, willing to expand skill set and rapidly understand new technologies 
  • Creative and pragmatic, always seeking to achieve the best achievable outcome
  • Works in a collaborative way, respects the views and ideas of others
  • Works in a straight-forward and inclusive way and is non-political
  • Is tenacious, in the pursuit to delight our users. 
  • Strives for excellence in all they do and always look to improve our service and product
  • Regularly seeks to turn ideas into action and injects creativity into every touch point
  • Questions common practice to challenge the norm
  • Has a can-do attitude and a positive viewpoint
  • Takes ownership and always delivers against what is agreed.

Qualifications and Experience

  • High level information security, engineering and architecture knowledge and experience (5+ years)
  • Relevant security architecture professional qualification, such as CRISC, CSX-P, SCP, CAP, CCSLP  or other equivalent qualification
  • Membership relevant professional body / industry group
  • Previous experience of secure engineering and testing.
We believe that difference inspires a better, healthier world. That’s why it’s at the heart of everything we do. From our people to our products, difference enriches every part of our business and creates a culture based on equality of opportunity, and in which all Babylonians can progress their careers. We’re committed to creating an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, pregnancy status, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.At Babylon, we have Power of Diversity groups (PODs) to drive positive engagements that create and foster a diverse and inclusive environment and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse pool of candidates.Our mission is to put an accessible and affordable health service in the hands of every person on earth. Diversity and inclusion play a key role in helping us bring this mission to life and create a true sense of belonging for all.
Job tags: Architecture Cryptography NIST Risk management SANS Vulnerabilities
Job region(s): North America
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